The Continuous Improvemet Site Leader will lead all processes related to discovery, prioritization and execution of cost savings and continuous improvement projects for a site or large department. Be a trusted consultant to site-leadership, peers and hourly associates. Project and program management expert with clear mastery of 1-2 designated continuous improvement tools with the ability to lead the organization through road-map of execution. Learn-by-doing teacher with bias for action and direct accountability to respective site results. Expected to support multiple sites on key projects, tools or initiatives as needed for personal and company development in our continuous improvement journey.
Career Site - Self Service
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Achieves results and brings out the best in organization by:
Owns site continuous improvement roadmap and culture development with strong dotted-line responsibility to site leader
Models behavior expected of team -- creator of vision, purpose and measurement against perfection not budgets or historical performance
Directly leads roll-out and implementation of chosen Lean/TPM based tools consistent with Pharmavite roadmap
Manages and measures work; lays out and executes clear strategies for project & change management
Leads site cost/inventory/improvement savings, development and adherence to prioritization and tracking.
Partners with finance organization on developing approaches to improve understanding of loss consistent with Zero Based Analysis approach
Supports analysis of operational and financial performance and translates the information into meaningful metrics, feedback and action
Acts as a guide for consistent Daily Operations approach across facilities, including: Review and response for corrective actions as part of daily meetings, shift handoff and action item/PM creation.
Champions and partners with plant management to engage hourly workforce in driving daily improvements
Creates an energizing work environment that supports the Company's high performance culture while ensuring an efficient and flexible organization
Effective communicator across levels; motivator of hourly employees who can manage vision and purpose as the continuous improvement champion for the site.
Four year college or university degree in supply chain, engineering, accounting, or chemistry/biology or related field. MS in business administration, supply chain management or finance preferred.
Certification in one of the following: TPM, PMP, Lean, Six Sigma, HACCP, Better Process School, APICS.
5-8 years of post-collegiate work experience minimum
Plant or warehouse expierence in a strong continuous improvement environment
Implementation experience of key Lean/TPM continuous improvement tools
Demonstrated experience managing complex projects through implementation
Prior Training Experience
Strong Project Management skills
Process & value stream mapping experience
Ability to manage via influence at all levels of the organization
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and schedule multiple tasks with minimal supervision and adjust to changing priorities and assignments
Ability to create, cultivate and manage vision and purpose -- not just tactical execution
Solid proficiency in MS Office Suite including: Excel, Project, Visio, Word & PowerPoint
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information across career levels
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Must have a base financial acumen; prefer understanding of basic fundamentals of activity-based cost accounting and P&L 101 level experience
Prefer working knowledge of ERP (preferably JDE and/or Oracle based tools)
Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills are highly valued but not required in all site roles
We are proud to offer:
We aspire to nurture a culture of inclusion that enables and encourages all of our employees to thrive. Here are a few ways we do that:
Competitive salary with a bonus program
Eligibility for our benefits on your first day of employment (medical, dental vision)
An opportunity to be part of a health/wellness organization
Annual wellness discounts
401K with company matching
Monthly free products
11 paid holidays per year
An opportunity to work with passionate people who care deeply about our purpose and each other!
Pharmavite's facility is located in Opelika, Alabama
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Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet.
At Pharmavite, we strive to make the world a better place. It’s in our DNA.
More than 45 years ago, our founders focused on improving health & wellness by going back to the basics—good nutrition and essential nutrients & minerals. Since that day, we’ve been a leader in the health and wellness industry and have earned the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers by offering the highest quality vitamins and supplements under the Nature Made® brand.
At Pharmavite, we make products with a purpose, and our purpose is Bringing the Gift of Health to Life. We are always seeking like-minded, talented people who are passionate about health and wellness to join our team. We believe that if we work hard, and care about what we do, we will deliver exceptional results together.
We are proud to offer:
• Salary is competitive with a bonus program
• Exceptional benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision insurance
• 401K with company matching
• Life insurance, and long term disability coverage
• Educational assistance
• Substantial discounts on our products
• 11 paid holidays per year
• An opportunity to be part of a health/wellness organization
• Credit union membership