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Continuous Improvement Manager

Date: Nov 28, 2021

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

CI Manager CPC

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Job Summary:

The CI Manager is responsible for developing a continuous improvement roadmap utilizing the Dover Operations Excellence Model. The CI Manager will lead efforts to identify the primary drivers to gaps in safety, quality, service level, and cost and use lean methodologies and hands-on leadership in problem solving to drive sustained improvements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a roadmap for improvement to relevant areas of the business using the Dover Operations Excellence Model
  • Define and maintain key performance indicators for assigned areas and levels of the organization and utilize visual dashboards or displays to present performance
  • Evaluate gaps to target performance in safety, quality, service levels, and cost and utilize lean tools to close identified gaps
  • Work cross functionally with Packaging, Logistics, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Quality, and IT to streamline and improve material and information flow
  • Develop specifications for equipment, tools, facility layouts, and material handling systems
  • Determine opportunities for utilization of technology to improve material and information flow; work cross functionally to implement
  • Develop and optimize lean material handling systems including Plan for Every Part (PFEP), material markets, material delivery routes, and pull signals
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the organization
  • Champion problem-solving and root cause elimination, applying corrective action tools and countermeasures such that recurrence is not possible
  • Define, lead, and conduct kaizen events and daily A3 problem solving on the shop floor
  • Provide leadership for driving effective tiered daily management
  • Conduct health checks (audits) of systems and processes, including 5S, systems execution, safety, quality, and daily direction setting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in operations, supply chain, logistics, industrial engineering, or technical discipline
  • 5+ years experience leading Lean initiatives with non-exempt employees in a manufacturing or logistics environment
  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Access, and other analytics tools
  • Self-driven, adaptable and resourceful
  • Strong communication and people management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Project management experience
  • Oracle ERP experience

Supervision: Up to 3 employees in CI or Analytics

Travel: Less than 10%

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of tasks, responsibilities or duties.  Colder Products Company reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.

About CPC (Colder Products Company)

We are Colder Products Company, the industry leader in the design and manufacture of specialized quick disconnect couplings for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets.   Used around the world in a broad range of applications, connection technologies from Colder Products Company allow flexible tubing to be quickly and safely connected and disconnected, reducing spills and increasing safety.  Colder Products Company, a Dover company, is based in St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

What Colder Products Company offers you:

Over 35 years of design innovation

Strong, consistent history of growth

Competitive compensation package

Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, LTD, 401(k), profit sharing and tuition reimbursement

Professional challenge

Positive and collaborative work environment

A business casual and team-oriented environment

The opportunity to make a significant impact in a growing organization with innovative technologies

A casual, friendly and fun workplace culture that respects your contributions

To learn more about CPC, we invite you to explore our website at http://www.cpcworldwide.com

Current available positions at CPC: http://www.cpcworldwide.com/About-CPC/Careers-/Jobs-Available

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:
CPC is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any CPC employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of CPC. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

CPC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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