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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 4:35 PM

Job Description:/h3:
Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) x200B; x200B;is seeking an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join our team.
The CI Leader is responsible for the continuous improvement culture across all Global Manufacturing Operations (GMOPS) by developing a full range of productivity services including leading Improvement Team activities, a cadence of accountability through performance management systems measuring various metrics and KPIs, standardization of work, and tools and techniques for front line managers, team leaders and team members to understand and adopt a continuous improvement mindset. This person will work closely with manufacturing site leadership teams to drive greater utilization of processes and procedures and higher proficiency on the changes impacting employees in the organization such that business results are achieved.
Responsibilities:
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Lead Focused Improvement by driving Margin Enhancement (ME) initiatives and elimination of losses / defects. Work collaboratively with all departments and divisions to identify ME and cost savings opportunities.
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Develop mature project management infrastructure.
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Develop plan for broad training to support CI mindsets.
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Provide rapid response when and where needed.
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Train and drive Technical Mastery by delivering CI Methodology training and ensure the organization applies CI skills and tools to solve problems in a timely manner.
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Lead and Influence the Plant Leadership Team (PLT) in the use of CI to deliver Performance; ensure the PLT shows visible support of CI and rewards success and guide the PLT on staffing for performance.
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Lead Performance Management by developing and training Plant Resources on a cadence of accountability and set goals. Flag and lead measures are in full compliance.
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Champions continuous improvement teams across all sites.
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Plays key role in capital project conceptualization, development and
implementation.Plant Point:of:Contact for Corporate Improvement and Capital Projects by knowing the technical details of the new projects to provide Plant perspective and requirements to the Project Team.Examples include, scope requirements, testing required, training requirements, start:up planning and execution.
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Deliver Project Start:ups and the transition to ongoing Operations by supporting
Engineering/Project Team in the Testing and Commissioning phases (equipment and materials focus).Own and manage the Qualification phase (people focus) then transition the project to on:going operations in the Verification phase (methods and sustain focus).
:This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Qualifications:
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Bachelors Degree required
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5 years experience preferred
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Track record of successfully using continuous improvement
methodologies/tools such as Lean, Six Sigma, TPM
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Must be a proactive team player.
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Will have continuous contact with employees at all levels of the organization as well as external customers in the business and technical field.
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Must be confident and well:spoken to be able to present technical concepts and ideas.
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Must be able to write and interpret complex documents in a clear and concise manner.
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Must exhibit a willingness to operate with a great degree of flexibility resulting from ever changing market conditions.
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Build alignment

x200B;Grow your career. Partner with us. We Are the Almond People
x200B;Blue Diamond Growers is an Equal Opportunity and E:Verify Employer
x200B;
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
Company Description:/h3:
In 1910 a cooperative of 230 California almond growers formed with the following core values:
To build strong relationships among growers and with their customers;
To communicate directly and honestly; and
To work as a team to realize the best return on their investment.
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