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Continuous Improvement Manager

Employer
Henkel
Location
Bowling Green, KY, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 27, 2024

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Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Manager
Organization Type
Other Corporate

Job Details

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

YOUR ROLE

This position is responsible for continuous improvement activities for a production group.
  • Identifies and drives improvement to plant standards, such as visual management, standard work instructions, technical work instructions, centerlines, set up sheets, machine parameter settings, etc.
  • Collaborates cross functionally to implement identified improvements.
  • Analyzes business processes and performs line studies to identify opportunities and drive improvements.
  • Identifies losses in efficiency for value streams and equipment and aids in implementing solutions to improve.
  • Drives kaizen, implementation of TPM, and other projects focused on improving plant efficiency, machine reliability, sustainability and the reduction of waste.
YOUR SKILLS
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field, preferably Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
  • Three (3) years minimum experience applying Lean methodologies in a manufacturing environment.
  • Highly developed understanding of TPM methodologies and implementation.
  • Ability to quantify improvements per KPI, lead RCA to solve production loss issues, lead change, and create process flows, value streams and flow diagrams.
  • Proficient in the use of value stream maps, fishbone diagrams, 5S, SMED visual management and other lean tools.
The salary for this role is $83,000.00 - $118,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Company

WE ARE PIONEERS AT HEART FOR THE GOOD OF GENERATIONS

Our purpose "Pioneers at heart for the good of generations" unites what we stand for, how we work, and forms the basis for our strategy.

The pioneering spirit of our company founder, Fritz Henkel, is what continues to differentiate us and unites Henkel employees worldwide. The ambition and motivation to work together on the solutions of tomorrow. Today. Every day. We do this not only for ourselves, but also for future generations, because we share a common responsibility.

Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world. Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. 

Worldwide locations and an international culture shape our global footprint.

Henkel products and technologies are available worldwide. With employees from 124 nations and locations around the world, we achieve a strong presence both in mature and emerging markets. 

 

 

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