Continuous Improvement Manager
Ready for a Challenge?
Could you succeed in a fast paced, world class, manufacturing environment focused on safety, quality and customer service? Does building a rewarding career with a young, fast growing and innovative food company interest you?
We are one of the fastest growing food companies in the US; part of the new wave of American manufacturers and we are looking for people with the right stuff.
The CI Manager is responsible for leading and developing all facets of the Continuous Improvement function. Ensure the facility implements and maintains the Hearthside Performance System (HPS) in all production areas. Facilitate all improvement projects relating to safety, quality and productivity, which lead to a reduction in OIR and DART, an improvement in first-pass quality and a reduction in customer complaints and product waste and an improvement in overall production through-put and efficiency. This person reports directly to the Plant Manager.
This role requires the ability to drive and maintain organizational change and possess excellent verbal and written communication and problem solving skills. Will also maintain harmonious working relations with employees and managers from all departments.
Who We Are
We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of Food Company, and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency is evident in every product we make.
Founded in 2009, today we operate 38 production facilities in the US and Europe and employ over 10,000 people. In an industry growing at 2%, we made the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list three straight years. Our customers are some of the world's finest food companies.
Attributes for Success
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in business or related field and 5 (five) -- 7 (seven) years' experience in the Continuous Improvement (lean manufacturing) function; food manufacturing experience preferred, The ideal candidate will have experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), SQF, 5S, TPM/Kaizen or Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferred
A detailed job description with specific responsibilities, which may vary by location, will be provided during the interview process.
Hearthside offers a highly competitive compensation package, including salary, full healthcare benefits, 401(k) and more.
Education and training
We are hiring preferably a degreed candidate possessing the skills and traits noted above and the desire to build a career in world class manufacturing environment. Experience or training in a related area, it is a strong plus.
If you are seeking an opportunity in world class manufacturing with a dynamic company, if you possess the skills and traits described above, and if you are ready for a challenge, Hearthside would like to hear from you.
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