Operational Excellence Manager

Meridian, MS Region

Posted on 11/06/2019 by The Siena Group, Inc.

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Position Details




Manufacturing / Production

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


Bachelor's Degree



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A well-respected company and leader in the food packaging world is looking for a strong and experienced Operational Excellent Manager. Acting as a change agent for leading continuous improvement initiatives including development and delivery of training materials and programs, this is a critical role for the site. Looking for a passionate leader with a proven history of delivering results via continuous improvement efforts and bringing certified training to the table (LSSGB/BB, CQE, etc).

Continuous improvement experience is required (obviously) in a high speed, highly automated manufacturing plant. With a family style culture (a “big company that acts small”) and size (multiple plants around the country and world) it allows for broad career growth and advancement – as their low attrition demonstrates. Oh, and they have a strong total compensation plan and an amazing relocation package!

  • Bachelor's degree (Operations or Engineering preferred) and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in continuous improvement and demonstrated leadership experience
  • Associate's degree with more than 10 years’ experience in CI
  • Manufacturing experience is a must have; working in a highly automated, high speed environment is preferred
  • A3, SMED, FMEA, Visual Factory, Kaizen, Gemba, VSM, and use of other similar tools must be clearly understood and readily demonstrated
  • Must bring excellent communication skills and a desire to invest in the organization, spending time on the floor and getting to know the team members

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