Carlisle Operating Systems Manager in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Job Description

The Carlisle Operating Systems Manager position serves as the point person in each factory for all activities related to implementation and maintenance of the Carlisle Operating System.


* Champion the LEAN cause, implement and lead the Carlisle Operations System program.
* Organize and lead all Lean Kaizen events in Pottstown as necessary.
* Establish and Monitor Lean Continuous Improvement metrics with all company department managers.
* Own the Policy Deployment X-chart and TTI bowling metrics tables, ensuring monthly inputs are complete from each department.
* Own the site productivity plan, ensure all projects are updated on-time, upload plan in DPLOY and update both DPLOY and Power BI COS savings value monthly.
* Continually work with supervisors and Cell leaders to ensure continual progress is being made in all production areas to affect LEAN systems and Culture.
* Lead the implementation of Lean culture to all administrative areas assessing the needs for Kaizen events.
* Ensure 30, 60,90-day Kaizen reviews are proactive and completed in a timely manner.
* Maintain monthly plant metrics and TTI Bowling Charts.
* Provide a Summary activity report and plan of action to the management team by the 5th day of each month.
* Ensure all LEAN activity boards and records are current and updated throughout the factory.
* Other duties as assigned.

*Other duties may be assigned*

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* Occasional sitting
* Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* Hearing and speaking
* Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping


The following supervisory responsibilities exist within this position:

* Hire employees
* Mentor and advise direct employees and the organization regarding lean principles
* Recommend employee promotions
* Assign and evaluate work for direct employees and those in need of lean training
* Terminate employees
* Review performance semi-annually
* Recommend pay levels and merit increase percentages

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas. Safety toed shoes or boots (ASTM 2413-11 standard) are required in specific manufacturing areas.

Travel may be required infrequently.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Bachelor's Degree in Business Operations, engineering or other related field preferred.
* 5+ years of management experience preferred.


Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


* A strong knowledge of Lean techniques including 5S and Kaizen.
* Lean Certification or Six Sigma Green Belt is highly desired.
* Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
* Proficient within MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
* Working knowledge of Carlisle business, production, materials, order process and systems.
* Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills; the ability to communication with a diverse group of people.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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