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Continuous Improvement Supervisor

Company: Brakebush Brothers, Inc
Location: Mocksville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Title:Continuous Improvement Supervisor, 1st Shift Req ID: 4976City, State:Mocksville, NCReports to:Continuous Improvement ManagerClassification:ExemptRemote:NoRelocation: Nationwide relocation assistance is available#LI-OnsiteJOB DESCRIPTIONSummary:The Mocksville CI Supervisor will lead the Mocksville team through a state of change and improvement at all levels of the facility. They will organize and deliver training curriculum and program activities to enhance the CI knowledge of the team members throughout the facility, including KPI s, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma. This position requires frequent interaction with team members of all levels within the Mocksville facility, and some travel to Lean Learning opportunities, Six Sigma Learning opportunities, processing expos, and other Brakebush Brothers facilities. Will require periodic interaction with Vendors, Suppliers, and Customers.Essential Functions: Lead facility (Managers, Supervisors, and hourly team members) through the Brakebush CI journey Update team members on in process lean projects, new project ideas, and project results Meet with managers and supervisors to train on new material, conduct problem solving, 5S, process and value stream mapping sessions, and assist with current projects Research and justify the purchase of new equipment for efficiency improvements, and assist with set up and startup of new equipment/lines Meet with hourly team members to help make their jobs Better, Easier, Safer, Today (B.E.S.T) Assist as needed with Research and Development projectsRequired Qualifications: Bachelor s Degree or 3 years
experience in operations, continuous improvement Understand production scheduling and other production variables such as run-rates, processing times, change-over times, etc. Knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations (safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control). Strong leadership skills as well as ability to solve problems efficiently. Complete 6 Sigma Black Belt Certifications within first two years of employment if not certified upon hire.Preferred Qualifications: Previous food manufacturing experience. Working knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP.Supervisory Responsibility:This position does not currently have any direct reports.Work Environment:50-60% of the time will be spent on the production floor. In the production area, high noise, cold temperatures, moving equipment and flying particles may be present. Team members will wear personal protective equipment as necessary or required. Physical Demands: This position requires team members to be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, squat, reach, push, reach overhead, and pull as required, and occasionally lift up to 60 pounds.Position Type:This position will work during 1st shift. Occasionally, additional time will be required working with team members during 2nd and 3rd shift to implement Lean principles through trainings and meetings. Travel:This position will require 10-15% travel. Training will take place at the Westfield, WI and Irving, TX facilities. Once trained, the CI supervisor will be required to make 1-2 overnight trips per quarter to other Brakebush locations. Additional travel to visit customers and suppliers may be necessary.Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Successful completion of a pre-employment drug testand background check arerequired.Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.Applicants must have the legal authorization to work for any employer in the United States. We are currently unable to sponsor or assume sponsorship of employment visas.

Keywords: Brakebush Brothers, Inc, Winston-Salem , Continuous Improvement Supervisor, Other , Mocksville, North Carolina

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