Under the direct supervision of the Plant Manager, the Technical Manager is responsible for developing and leading continuous improvement initiatives designed to eliminate waste and non-value added activities, as well as ensuring optimization of production equipment. This position will provide guidance and act as a resource to the Plant Manager, Process Engineering and Production on the selection and project management of improvement projects.
Leads the plant’s management team in developing the plant’s continuous improvement plan in alignment with the plant’s needs and the company’s strategy.
Develops, maintains, and executes short-, mid-, and long-term project/investment plans according to the plant’s needs and the company’s strategy.
Facilitates various CI related workshops and training events. Teaches the concepts and coaches plant personnel to see and eliminate waste.
Partners with the plant’s management team in analyzing key performance indicators to address areas of concern.
Ability/willingness to work in Germany for a 1 year assignment within the first 2 years of employment is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field.
At least ten (10) years of experience in manufacturing, including at least 5 years of management/supervisory experience.
Success in applying various manufacturing process improvement techniques.
Strong project management, organizational, analytical, and presentation skills
Demonstrated leadership skills with direct reports and influence on those with whom there is not a reporting relationship.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills up and down the organizational hierarchy.
Experience in mixing, coating, extrusion and/or converting and web handling preferred.
Knowledge or experience with ISO/TS 16949 and IATF preferred
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