VP Process Improvement | Careers at Anchor Glass

VP Process Improvement

Position Summary

Tampa, FL

Directs and develops a team responsible for the optimization, design and implementation of manufacturing processes, equipment in plants. Drives continuous improvement in processes design, cost savings, quality and resource utilization. . Engagement internally and externally for purposes of benchmarking and with all manufacturing operations for process improvement. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities & Roles

  • Coordinates the resources and actions to implement process improvement initiatives on time and on budget.
  • As the point of contact on assigned projects, performs a variety of highly skilled duties such as: assembling, coordinating and managing multidisciplinary process improvement teams, and delivers intended results.
  • Gathers data and otherwise benchmarks best practices within company and other companies in pursuit of identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Develops detailed implementation plans pursuant to strategic goals and objectives in conjunction with manufacturing general managers, other functional department heads and senior management.
  • Facilitates and troubleshoots the myriad of obstacles and problems associated with developing and implementing complex process improvements while driving for results.
  • Assists in developing financial plans and expense and capital approval requests (AFEs) in support of implementation of process improvement plans.
  • Chairs regular project status meetings and coordinates schedules of teams and other interested parties.
  • Maintains productive work relationships with impacted team mates, including operations, engineering, procurement, and finance.
  • Assists management in defining additional process improvements and prioritizing projects.
  • Self-direction, initiative, use of project control tools, frequency in communication with senior management and team-building and collaboration within the organization.
  • Collaboration with other managers in operations, supply chain, sales and other departments.

Employee Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, engineering, or related.
  • Ten (10) years of required experience in electrical engineering, engineering, or related.
  • Ten (10) years of required experience in electrical engineering, engineering, or related must include: 10 years of experience with process management and packaging and inspection experience within the glass container industry.
  • Experience with glass container operations and global operations.
  • Direct management of glass container manufacturing operations
  • Financial analysis, including capital budgeting.
  • Quality systems such as Six Sigma or Lean.
  • Requires 50% to 80% domestic travel (GA, OK, NY, IN, MN)
  • Any offer is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and a pre-employment drug test.
  • ALTERNATE EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Employer will accept no degree and twelve (12) years of electrical engineering, engineering, or related experience.

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