Continuous Improvement Manager

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Continuous Improvement Manager

Winnipeg, MB


Posted Date: 16/06/2022

Job ID: 9L990552616

Engineering & Technical

If you are a talented and experienced Continuous Improvement Manager, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you! Our Winnipeg based client has partnered with Leanne Bonnar, Partner, to lead their next search. Reporting to the Senior Director, Site Operations, you will be responsible for supporting CI initiatives intended to improve all aspects of the site’s activities to align with the strategic priorities and Business Strategy. You will work in close collaboration with internal clients, possess a strong role of influence, ability to impact the site performance, culture and have strong knowledge on operations and lean. The Manager will work proactively to develop and consolidate the comparative analysis activities and share the best practices that can benefit the site activities.  

Perks & Benefits:
  • Annual Bonus Plan 
  • Insurance coverage (Medical – Dental – Vision – Short & Long-Term Disability – Life – AD&D) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Gym on site 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Recognition Program Service Awards 
  • Employee Referral Program, Top Up Maternity Leave 
  • Full-service Cafeteria - Free coffee & tea, Free parking 
  • Drive transformation within the site to improve efficiencies and output ultimately reducing cost, improving effectiveness of the business processes, elimination of valueless activities, simplification of processes and development of business growth initiatives 
  • Support the key processes to increase their speed, flexibility, and efficiency and to attain clear and measurable financial benefits. Reach new performance levels and increase the site’s competitiveness
  • Lead project teams utilizing best practices, methodologies, tools, support change, and ensure expected results and improvements are implemented
  • Teach, train, coach and influence leadership teams and staff to a high-performance organization 
  • Recommend and/or lead strategic projects that positively impact efficiencies outcomes, analyze business processes, cost structures and improve overall performance long term 
  • Set long term vision & strategy with the leadership team Coordinate & execute Roadmap 
  • Connect with community of practices and report KPI & status to office 
  • Promote a culture of change and sustainable continuous improvement to reinforce a rigorous practice these methods 
  • Provide the support and methodology for situations that may arise in the plant and assure sustainable improvements (investigations, new products, increases in volumes, etc.)
  • Bring the site to a high level of maturity 
  • Align with regional Leads to standardize corporate initiatives Share and implement best practices with community of practices 
  • B.Sc. Degree in Industrial Engineering or in a similar field. Black Belt certificate in Lean Six Sigma philosophy 
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in applying Lean principles to drive measurable results
  • Working knowledge of the regulated industry is an asset
  • Manufacturing experience required 
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Strong knowledge of project management with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks 
  • Expertise in statistical analysis and in lean methodologies and tools 
Job ID: 9L990552616

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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