Continuous Improvement & Safety Manager

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

This Continuous Improvement & Safety Manager is responsible to lead safety and continuous improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma methodology to help drive key activities and achieve production area improvements throughout the plant. This role has the responsibility to attain key safety and operational results through the use of Lean manufacturing, 5S, Waste Elimination, Productivity Improvement, Visual Management and Six Sigma tools. Additionally, this role will be responsible to leverage systematic problem solving techniques to systematically improve safety, quality, delivery & cost performance and help drive a continuous improvement culture overall. The Continuous Improvement & Safety Manager will also be required to implement the MT CI belt certification at AM-HUB.

  • Enhance facility performance through proactive actions relating to:
  • Builds working relationships with the facility management and operational teams
  • Be an action leader to the production & warehouse teams, mentor and motivate team members, having a positive impact on facility performance
  • Lead by example and actively engage in the CI & Safety initiatives using "I Do, We Do & You Do" philosophy to drive sustainable results.
  • Act as a communications hub for the team, disseminating pertinent and timely information as it relates to Continuous Improvement and Safety
  • Be hands-on with the team to get initiatives completed and on-time
  • Provides necessary CI & Safety training to all levels and functions at AM-HUB
  • Help sustain gains of the program and help to move it further along by helping others work through obstacles of progress
  • Record and promote the documentation of production indicators and abnormalities on the Hour by Hour Boards, SQDC boards, and daily Gemba walks.
  • Actively participate and manage the Safety program and Safety Improvement Plan (SIP).
  • Engage and enhance the Safety Safari's and drive prevention by increasing the safety awareness.
  • Manage projects directly linked to improvement of primary KPI goal achievement
  • Lead the production team in 5S & Visual Management initiatives in accordance with the goals set by the company
  • Manage and lead SternDrive initiatives to drive Shop Floor Productivity, Material Cost Reductions, Back Office Productivity and Foundational topics. 
  • Represent AM-HUB in best-practice sharing during Regional Experience Sharing conferences.
  • Provide leadership for Shop Floor CI Champions
  • Work with the supervisory group to monitor production consistency and effectiveness of implementations to sustain Continuous Improvement/5S standards
  • Continuously reviews culture for growth and alignment with Continuous Improvement/5S objectives and provides feedback to Management. 
  • Seeks out opportunities to improve team member knowledge base.  
  • Assist management team in development and execution of Operations plan to support Stern Drive and growth in MTPA-Mettler Toledo Plant Assessment criteria.
  • Change Agent: providing support for SQDC, 5S, leading small production team's improvement initiatives, support of CI project implementations, and any other lean projects
  • Drive End to End Value Stream Mapping to identify kaizen bursts to drive continuous improvement initiatives across all the processes and deliver on the Future State VSM.
  • Drive CI-Lean self-assessment to identify opportunities and develop a CIP-Continuous Improvement Plan to demonstrate progress.   

What You Need to Succeed

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (e.g. Industrial System, Engineering Technology, Mechanical) is preferred. (4 year degree is required)
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification is preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field or position is desired
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, Lean Manufacturing Techniques, and general management principles
  • Formal or informal leadership experience
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement
  • Experience in root cause analysis
  • Experience working in a fast paced team oriented environment.

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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