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Continuous Improvement Manager in Mt. Jackson at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for a Continuous Improvement Manager in Mt. Jackson, VA!

Masco Cabinetry manufactures three nationally recognized cabinetry brands, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and QualityCabinets®. Offering an unmatched selection of stylish, high-quality products at a variety of price levels, Masco Cabinetry brands are favored by builders, dealers, distributors and home centers throughout North America. A leader in environmental stewardship, Masco Cabinetry products have been granted an Environmental Stewardship Program certificate by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.



JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for all aspects of the plant’s continuous improvement program to ensure successful attainment of plant goals and objectives.



PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develop and maintain Continuous Improvement programs including Total Preventive

Maintenance (TPM), DMAIC problem solving methodology, 5S, Value Stream Management

planning and the implementation of lean manufacturing methods.

• Coordinate and facilitate Kaizen events for the continuous improvement of manufacturing

operations systems processes.

• Maintain cost reduction documentation and provide recommendations for further cost saving initiatives.

• Develop and lead continuous improvement activities and training schedules to achieve plant

goals and objectives in accordance with the Masco Cabinetry Manufacturing Management

Operating System (MOS).

• Implement and conduct training programs and provide solutions for organizational training

needs in areas as requested.

• Foster a culture of continuous improvement by effectively leveraging communication

processes and employee relations programs.



ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field; 8 years of lean manufacturing

Systems and continuous improvement experience with a minimum of an Associate’s degree.

• 5 years manufacturing experience with 3 years in manufacturing processes and/or training.

• 3 years lean manufacturing systems and continuous improvement experience.

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or comparable problem solving certification.

• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships and work collaboratively with

cross-functional business teams.

• Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.

• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of

the organization.

• Ability to travel daily between plant locations.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

• Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or comparable problem solving certification.

• Maintenance equipment and/or TPM experience.

• Knowledge of Management Systems including health and safety, environmental, quality and

manufacturing.

• Fluent written and spoken Spanish language skills.


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