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.
- 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.