CI Manager

Date: 11 juin 2021

Lieu: Auxerre, D, FR

Entreprise: Dover Corporation

PSG® is a global leader in the manufacture of pumps, systems and related flow-control solutions for the safe, efficient and reliable transfer of critical and valuable materials. PSG features world-class pump brands – Wilden®, Blackmer®, Neptune™, Almatec®, Mouvex®, Griswold™, Finder™, Ebsray® and Quattroflow™ – committed to servicing key vertical markets that include Hygienic, Water, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Energy. We are dedicated to innovative technologies that will positively impact the world.  We are a part of the global community with localized presence in over 100 countries, and multiple facilities in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, India and China that are ISO certified.  At PSG, we are passionately committed to the development of innovative “sustainable” technologies. We are relentless in our pursuit of excellence, and confident in the market knowledge and expertise we bring to our customers. 

We thrive on winning and being number one; and are always looking to add the best and brightest to our talented team of professionals.   PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere:  with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities; combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, expertise and financial strength with Dover.  Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment.   Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Fluids segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV).  Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion

The person in this position will coordinate and drive improvement programs and initiatives across the organization by aligning standards and goals of the manufacturing facility.  He/she is a change agent that leads the site and functions to implement standard processes, tools, and systems to achieve high performance.  He/she will support and mentor lean practitioners to ensure they become expert leaders and champions of the PSG Dover Operation Excellence Model. 


The Continuous Improvement Specialist will report directly to the General Manager. The position requires the ability to work and communicate with PSG Auxerre Leadership Team as well as across all levels, operations and functions including supply chain, operations finance, human resources, engineering, and product management, sales, and marketing.


Education: Bachelor’s degree required in business, engineering or related field. MBA preferred.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Program development, implementation, and change management experience.
  • Solid awareness of operations and business processes.
  • Ability to influence without authority.
  • Patience, perseverance, and passion to drive the OpEx Culture across the plant.
  • Experienced in Value Stream Mapping, PFMEA, Kaizen, 5’S, TPM, and Kanban
  • Able to train and impart knowledge to others and to learn quickly
  • Excellent communication and coaching skills (written and verbal) at all levels from the shop floor to top management (Strong team leader).
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically.
  • Proven ability to plan and prioritize work through basic project management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical thinking with a drive to create innovative solutions for sustainability.
  • Ability to and experience with work cross-culturally.
  • Ability to work/communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Develops collaborative and diverse relationships


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead continuous improvement projects through focused Kaizens to achieve measured results and targeted hard savings.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to eliminate waste, troubleshoot manufacturing and assembly issues, material flow, and informational inputs that may lead to inefficiencies.
  • Provides lean improvement orientation and on-the-job training for teammates and ensures that the responsibilities are defined and understood.
  • Provide insights regarding quantitative and qualitative developments using periodical reports and/or analyses.
  • Identify ongoing lean improvement training needs and assist with developing and implementing the required training.
  • Evaluate and close the project, identify and analyze lessons learned, archive project documents, and hand over the project to customer and/or process owner.
  • Ensure that appropriate safety and ergonomic processes and methods are being utilized.
  • Identify needs relating to improvements in safety/ergonomics and assist in developing and implementing solutions to these issues.
  • Establish metrics to monitor financial savings as compared to established goals and targets.
  • Develop and maintain annual value stream mapping efforts, CI plans, and calendars.
  • Provide support to external customers in support of all operations value-added initiatives.
  • Progress PSG California all the PSG Dover OPEXC journey.
  • Other duties as assigned.



        Limited travel required




  • 7 + years of managerial experience leading the areas of OPEXC, lean and/or continuous improvement is required, preferably in an automotive OEM, Tier 1 Supplier or Best-In-Class Organizations.
  • 3+ years of professional experience with focus on operations and supply chain and with industrial
  • engineering knowledge.
  • Previous experience in leading continuous improvement activities in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated success in leading sustained, successful CI transformation. Track record of delivering
  • results.
  • Experience leading improvement projects in a manufacturing environment with proven results.
  • Experience working globally and cross-culturally.
  • Experience leading and developing teams.
  • Experience successfully leading significant change.





Tous les candidats qualifiés recevront une considération en vue d'un emploi sans discrimination en matière de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d'orientation sexuelle, de genre, de nationalité, de statut de vétéran protégé, d'invalidité, d'âge, d'informations génétiques ou d'autres facteurs interdits par la loi.

Segment de l’offre d’emploi: Engineer, Manager, Pharmaceutical Sales, Marketing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Engineering, Management, Sales, Marketing, Operations