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Continuous Improvement Supervisor in Middlefield at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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Job Description

Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for a Continuous Improvement Supervisor in Middlefield, Ohio!

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.


Improves plant performance through the use of Lean Manufacturing and 6-Sigma tools, as well as, extensive employee involvement. Trains Management, Supervisors, Event Facilitators and Employees in Lean Manufacturing principles and 6-Sigma tools. Utilizes Value Stream Mapping to identify impediments to meeting annual objectives. Utilizes appropriate CI tools to resolve these issues.


  • Produce measurable improvements in plant performance utilizing CI tools, with a focus on waste elimination, employee training and involvement.
  • Interface with Quality, Manufacturing and Process Engineering to develop project list of prioritized Lean Manufacturing events/projects.
  • Utilize plant metrics as a guide to identify operations that require changes to improve overall plant performance. Select appropriate teams and conduct applicable CI events to implement these changes
  • Facilitate cross functional teams focused on key success factors.
  • Train employees and Supervisors in the use of Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Facilitators will lead events including: 5-S, Set-up reduction, TPM, Standard Work, Error Proofing, Continuous Flow and Pull Systems.
  • Work with other members of management to plan events and coordinate resources for successful completion of CI events.
  • Participate and support all Process Engineering projects/events.
  • Facilitate large-scale CI events with a focus on Value Stream Management.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation such that improvements are sustained. Documentation may include, but is not limited to Daily PM sheets, Standard Work Sheets, Start-Up / Shut-Down sheets, 5-S auditing, and Cross Training Charts
  • Support new product introduction.
  • Maintain records of CI activities.
  • Use Quality System and controlled documentation to ensure that gains are sustained.


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are required. The successful candidate will be a team builder with solid interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. The ability to engage and motivate employees is a must.
  • 5 years of CI related experience including event leadership and participation.
  • Must be fluent in MS Office applications including spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software and databases.
  • 0-10% travel will be required.
  • Ability to become certified as a 6-Sigma green belt.


  • Six Sigma certification as a Green or Black belt is preferred.
  • Manufacturing Supervisory background.
  • Upbeat, driven personality.
  • Understanding of DMAIC and PDCA models.