The Continuous Process Improvement Manager (CPIM) monitors and improves the organizational processes within Winebow Operations, with the aim of making them as efficient as possible. The CPIM maps out all workflows, remove waste, and nonvalue add activities, and present solutions. The CPIM acts as the project manager for the implementation of solutions.
• Utilizes continuous improvement techniques and concepts with the intent of improving process and workflows, maximizing spatial utilization, reducing operational expenses, and improving productivity to assist the management team in achieving business objectives.
• Analyze work force utilization, facility layouts, and operational data such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment in a multi-site organization.
• Based on analysis, create proposal for improvement projects. Perform cost-benefit analysis to justify the proposal.
• Develop detailed project plans to meet business objectives based on cross-functional input and analysis. Through collaboration and influence, gain buy-in and team ownership of the plan.
• Acts as project manager for improvement projects.
• Prepare and present ongoing status reports during the project implementation phase (meeting recaps, action items, issues / risk logs).
• Responsible to drive the knowledge of continuous improvement tools and methodologies throughout the organization.
• Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and communicate with internal business partners, contractors, and vendors.
• Ongoing verification and validation of existing production standards through process analysis and time studies.
Normal office environment, warehouse environment. Occasional travel by auto, rail and/or airplane. Occasional overnight stays.
Office equipment including telephone, fax machine, copier, computer, calculator, and printer, tools.
Sitting, standing, kneeling, crawling, bending, reaching, manual dexterity, auditory and visual acuity; frequent lifting up to 70 pounds.
• Bachelor's Degree, preferably Industrial Engineering / Business Management or an equivalent level of work experience
• Previously demonstrated expertise in Six Sigma, Lean, Process Improvement or leading a QMS or Quality Management Program
• Six Sigma Green or Black Belt preferred
• Prior operational experience in supply chain, warehousing, logistics or transportation
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects with a strong attention to detail
• Microsoft Office skills, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook are required
• Occasional Travel
• Valid Driver's License