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Roswell Continuous Improvement Leader

Roswell, NM, USA
Requisition ID:  12974
No of Openings:  1
Posted Date:  Jun 11, 2022
Job Function:  Facilities
Description: 

Leprino Foods, the dairy industry’s best-kept secret has been a family-owned and Denver-based company since 1950. We hold a couple of awesome titles including being the nation’s largest cheese company and also the world’s largest producer of mozzarella; the most popular cheese used on pizzas throughout the United States. From three individuals in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 13 global locations earning more than $3 billion in annual revenue.

 

Within our 600-person Roswell manufacturing facility, we are seeking a Continouse Improvement Leader to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!

 

We Ask Of You To:

  • Responsible for management of employees and/or project performance. Regularly monitors key performance indicator of team and project deliverables.
  • Responsible for performance management (performance reviews) of direct reports.
  • Demonstrate Leprino Food Company’s core values and ensures adherence to company policies.
  • Organize, lead, and facilitate cross-functional project teams.
  • Analyze activities between processes to determine gaps in hand-offs. Partners with internal teams to identify and roadmap best solution.
  • Partner with plant operators to identify and understand current processes and workflows, and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Review training documentation for completion and identifies gaps. Provides support in updating documentation and training materials.
  • Gather business requirements and identifies how/where process changes will fit. Defines options to meet needs. Supports the new definition adoption of new processes.
  • Develop, implement, and sustain process improvements to reduce production costs and increase yields.
  • Track metrics that provide data for process measurement, and identifies indications for future improvement opportunities.
  • Plan, perform, and implement process improvement initiatives. Diagrams and evaluates existing processes.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives through the disciplined use of measurements, accountability, analysis, and discussion of process alternatives to arrive at best practices
  • Bring expertise or identifies SMES in support of multi-functional efforts in process improvements.

 

 

We Offer You in Return:

  • Competitive salaries with equally competitive performance bonuses and relocation packages!

  • 401(k) along with a lucrative annual Profit Sharing plan – we hire to retire!

  • Tuition reimbursement, award recognitions, merit increases, and outstanding health/dental/vision benefits.

 

You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • College degree in Accounting, Engineering, or Operations Management or related field, or similar work experience in related industry, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in food manufacturing
  • 1+ years of experience leading, mentoring, and/or delegating work to others
  • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, TQM, and Toyota Production Systems
  • Experienced in defining and implementing key business initiatives and processes
  • Experience in balancing key initiatives with limited resources. Understands priorities and ability to break down complex project items for team to execute

 

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): 

  • Knowledge and experience working within CI methodologies in the following areas: Kaizen, Standard Work, 5s Program, Process Mapping, Cause Mapping, and Project Management
  • Knowledgeable in systems (SAP, MES, BI)
  • Dairy/Cheese manufacturing experience

 

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com
 
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
 
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com
 
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
 
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque