Continuous Improvement Manager in Jacksonville, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 5/24/2023

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Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager 

City: Jacksonville / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! We are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated.

At Reynolds, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager located at our plant in Jacksonville, IL (West).

Your Role:

As a Continuous Improvement Manager, you will oversee, lead and provide tactical and strategic stewardship of designated key operational initiatives, cross functional business plans, processes/SOP’s to help drive and improve manufacturing efficiencies, reduce overall operating costs and enhance customer satisfaction levels.  

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Analyze, maintain, and improve organizational performance.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to drive innovative manufacturing solutions.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement to drive improved business results across the cross-functional areas in a manufacturing environment.
  • Work collaboratively on facilitating enhanced KPI reporting metrics and prescriptive root cause analysis.
  • Work closely with functional leads on areas of innovation, resource availability, cross functional support and project capability scoping exercises.
  • Leverage “Lean”/Six Sigma methodologies across the business landscape to drive standardization and related cost and efficiency synergies.
  • Responsible for strategic initiative projects as appropriate to further drive operational excellence and CI to include:
    • Safety improvements
    • Plant cost savings initiatives
    • 5S implementation and sustainment
    • Value stream mapping
    • Standard Work Development and sustainment
    • Problem solving
    • Quick-change over process development
    • Process capability analysis

Ultimately, you will help in fostering a culture of sustainable change through the creation and embedding of LEAN methodology and supporting framework to deliver business transformation results.          

You will love it here if…

  • You are a forward-thinker
  • You are a creative and dynamic problem solver
  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help others succeed
  • You are looking for an opportunity to grow in your career and make an impact

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Operations Mgt, Industrial Engineering or Engineering related field
  • 5+ years demonstrated continuous analytical experience in a high-volume CPG business operating environment
  • Prior team management experience; track record of developing, coaching and mentoring a diverse staff
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Solid project management capabilities
  • Highly proficient in MS Office and advanced proficiency in SAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • The ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented and highly collaborative environment

Icing on the cake:

  • PMP, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification (preferred) or training.

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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     Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

Join Reynolds Consumer Products and

Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!  

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