Regional CI Manager

Job Description

We are currently engaged with a global manufacturing organization that specializes in, heating, and water quality solutions. They are currently in search of a Regional Continuous Improvement Leader for North America. This person will have responsibility to maintain and deploy the company’s performance system across 10+ sites – including creating the strategy, training and coaching of the materials, and acting as a change agent, to systematically driving a CI culture.


The ideal candidate is an individual who has experience driving CI programs in a multi-site capacity. They will have proven results in providing subject matter expertise and driving results through influence. Being able to navigate stakeholders from the shop floor through the C-suite will be an important part of the role.


Core requirements / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on lean kaizen, including VSM, daily management, standard work, cell design, material flow, TPM, SMED, 3P/layout, 5S and visual management
  • Lean experience from a company with a strong, formal lean business system
  • Solid lean tool technical skills, project management experience and decision-making capability
  • Experience leading strategy deployment and goal deployment, and developing a site-side lean roadmap with demonstrated results
  • Proven track record leading and coaching week-long kaizen teams with an emphasis on execution
  • Travel typically 50%, but can have periods of 75%, e.g.  implementations / Assessments at worldwide locations
  • Must have previous multi-site leadership experience


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