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Continuous Improvement Manager, Heil Environmental

Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit www.doveresg.com.

 

ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.

 

 

Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group – Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL                                                          

Reports To: Plant Manager, Operations

Department: Operations

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. 

 

The Continuous Improvement Manager assists to deliver organizational transformations as well as drive targeted performance improvement projects. The transformation engagements will include fostering cultural transformations at Heil in Fort Payne through mentoring, organizational training, and hands-on project support. The targeted performance improvement activities will be supported by applying continuous improvement methodologies to achieve specific business results in operations and transactional processes. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

  • Train Supervisors, Team Leaders, and Team Members on Standard Work, which is a strategic priority in Production.  Facilitate and support the Supervisors and Team Leads in implementing Standard Work on high mix, low volume Flow Lines.
  • Educate, coach, and mentor employees at all levels in the organization to establish an engaged Continuous Improvement (CI) culture.
  • Drive cross-functional CI teams to Breakthrough or Best-in-Class performance in People, Quality, Material Flow, Information Flow, and Cost.
  • Assist with aligning site improvement plans to the broader ESG organization through participation in project idea generation, selection, scoping, aligning metrics and project execution.
  • Successfully manage project timeline, resources and deliverables.
  • Regularly provide project status updates to stakeholders and team members.
  • Provide reward and recognition.
  • Train teams and apply wide range of process improvement tools to assist in identifying and eliminating waste and support growth including: Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Kaizen / Gemba Planning and Facilitation, Flow Concepts, Product Preparation Process (3P), Pull Systems/Kanban, 5S/Workplace Organization, Level Load Scheduling, Value Analysis/Value Engineering, and Standard Work, Problem Solving (ie: A3, Six Sigma DMAIC).
  • Develop, implement and distribute CI tools and best practice sharing across ESG, including learning material, standard CI toolkit, data driven reporting metrics and identified process improvement solutions.
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Assists with other strategic projects and duties as assigned.

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, or other applicable degree) required.  Advanced (e.g. MBA) degree a plus.   
  • 5+ years of strategic and tactical experience to include: demonstrated continuous improvement responsibility, experience in directing and managing large projects and influencing, coaching, driving and managing change.
  • Ability to influence and communicate complex subject matter in both written and verbal form to mixed and broad audiences.
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and project management software.
  • Travel will be less than 20%.

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Advanced Degree desired.
  • Certified lean practitioner and/or Six Sigma Blackbelt.
  • Hands-On Teacher, Trainer, and Implementer.
  • High level of integrity, strong initiative, ability to get agreement/buy-in, and a team-oriented work ethic.
  • Solid analytics and understanding of financial statement analysis and financial modeling.
  • Proven ability to simultaneously project manage multiple high impact projects; short and long term goal planning.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced matrix environment, multi-task and prioritize work based on business needs.
  • Ability to use systematic, disciplined and data driven methods that get to root causes, in order to solve problems and analyze and improve processes.

 

DOVER COMPETENCIES:

Change Leadership

Motivates and Inspires

Results Driven

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Alabama : Fort Payne

Sub Division : Heil

Job Requisition ID : 34403


Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

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