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Continuous Improvement Sr Manager Americas

Company: J.R. Simplot
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.SummaryThe Continuous Improvement (CI) Sr. Manager - America's role will lead the planning, direction and coordination of Global CI standardization and project methodologies in the Americas region, under the direction of Global CI Director. This role is responsible for coaching site CI Managers and leadership to: drive a continuous improvement culture by delivering targeted efficiencies, streamlining business processes, improving value delivery to the customer, and building the capability of the site teams.Key Responsibilities--Responsible for coaching in the development of site CI tactical plans. Ensure the site has a CI project pipeline with tracking process for implemented projects.Coaches site leadership and project teams in developing and executing project initiatives including: A3, Lean, and 6 Sigma methodologies to improve Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Reliability, and Sustainability culture and key metrics.Audits and guides site leadership teams in implementing and adherence to Global CI program.Understanding food manufacturing industries and trends, including available and innovative technologies, identifying which of these could be applied locally to help achieve the site vision.Coordinates training efforts to improve capability of site resources in standard CI Lean and 6 Sigma methodologies.Facilitates collaboration, sharing of projects, and KPI review of site CI Managers in region.Typical Education----Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or universityRelevant Experience--------5+ years related experience and/or trainingThorough knowledge of Statistical Process Control and Capability principles.Extensive knowledge of Continuous Improvement methodologies.Sound experience in the food processing industry including HACCP & ISO quality systems.Working experience in systems development, implementation and maintenance.Experience in developing cost saving plans.Strong knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools, systems and philosophy.Able to develop and coordinate and deliver training and education.Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization from managers to line operators.Required Certifications--------Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt (Black Belt preferred)Lean certificationJob Requisition ID:18878Travel Required:Up to 25%Location(s):Simplot Headquarters - BoiseCountry:United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **#LI-DM1----

Keywords: J.R. Simplot, Boise , Continuous Improvement Sr Manager Americas, Executive , Boise, Idaho

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