Division Manager - Lean (COS) in Oklahoma City, OK at Carlisle FoodService Products

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Working with the Vice President of Operations, develop, set the pace, and implement business transformational and continuous improvement strategy with sensitivity towards the organizational structure, commercial approach, culture, people and processes.

Outline direction and deployment of the Lean framework to ensure consistent and rigorous application of Carlisle Companies Lean "Carlisle Operating System" (COS) across the business in line with best practice.

This role is responsible for the successful management and implementation of business improvement projects/initiatives across the business.

Key Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice "Carlisle Operating System" Lean vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
• Develop a robust continuous improvement strategy in partnership with the Management Team and key business stakeholders.
• Support cultural change across the organization and drive business improvement.
• Provide project management, analytical and subject matter expertise.
• Provide expertise, professional advice and guidance to the business in business improvement, drawing from proven industry practice and methodologies
• Build organizational capability by participating in hiring and developing the continuous improvement team. Develop annual development plans and provide input on organization capability/succession planning.
• Working with functional leaders, develop, implement and manage the key performance indicators (KPIs) process across the organization.

Skills and Attributes:

• Excellent leadership and organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
• Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
• A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate others
• Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude
• Input and hold responsibility for lean manufacturing budgets
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

• Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree is preferred.
• Black Belt / Six Sigma or equivalent qualification.
• Multi-plant experience
• Background in manufacturing and/or engineering environments.
• Background in people management and project management.
• Membership of an industry related professional body would be advantageous.
• Qualified Trainer is advantageous.

Key Tactical Skills (Not limited to)

• VSM -- Value Stream Map
• TPM -- Total Productive Maintenance
• SMED -- Single Minute Exchange of Die
• MDI - Managing for Daily Improvement
• Standard Work
• Layered Process Audits
• Visual Factory Practices
• Visual Factory Management
• Problem Solving
• 5-S
• Poka Yoke
• Policy Deployment
• Kata
• Kanban
• Kaizen

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