develops people: uses the apex process as designed; provides challenging tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each direct report's career goals; collaborates on development plans and executes them; encoruages direct reports to accept developmental opportnuities; is a people builder; mentors and rewards otehrs; develops "ready now" leaders; works with people to improve perfomrance.coordinating, and directing quailty assurance and material control programs designed to ensure continuous improvement of products and systems,
this position will assist in planning.
communication: presents ideas in a style that is clear, fluent and to-the-point; keeps the attention of others; clearly articulates the key points of an issue; takes recipients' perspectives into consideration when communicating; listens to and understands views of others; knows who needs what information and communicates information in a concise, tiemly and straightforward fashion; not afraid to communicate difficult messages.
essential duties and responsibilities
drives continuous improvement of products and services
investigate non-standard processes and assure corrective actions are identified
assist in developing quality plans and changes to existing product to improve quality to customer
develop and implement standards to assure repeatable, reliable process
focus on customer satisfaction
serves as customer liaison between the plant and our customers. inc, batevsille operates as a subsidiary of hillenbrand,
m/f/d/v. and fabric interior installation, hardware assembly, quality assurance and material control for a high volume consumer durables metal manufacturing plant whose processes include stamping, fabrication,
provides continuous improvement, plastic injection molding, painting.batesville has been recognized for award winning manufacturing facilities and operational excellence.
3-5 years of experience as a manager in a high volume-manufacturing envirnoment
strong knowledge of quality standards and systems
demonstrated abiilty to identify and solve problems
working knowledge of problem solving tools and techniques as well as direct experience in corrective action reporting
ability to compile, and analyze data in a logical format and to use the data to develop solutions
excellent verbal, and interpersonal sklils, written, display.lean/continuous improvement manager
positiontitle: continuous improvement manager
department: operations management
with annual revenues of approximately $650 million, batesville is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of death care products. we strive to build a diverse work force through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the diffeernces each indiivdual has to ofefr,
at batesville.quality, agered upon resluts; is hihgly eneregtic; not feafrul of acitng with less than comlpete data and planning; sezies opportunities and acts upon them; dislpays a sesne of urgnecy, sustaniable performance and resluts; is bottom-line orineted; steadafstly puhses self and encourages others to grsap ownesrhip for achiveing timely,
sloid organiaztional sklils and the ability to opearte in a fast paecd environment with mulitple prioirties
wlel-deveolped pc and analtyical skills
expeirence intercating with external customers to identify and resolve quality issues
previously demonstrated the use of lean manufacturing principles
lean/six sigma certification
possess potential for advancement
primary hillenbrand competencies
action/results oriented: achieves high level.a truly consultative sales approach, outstanding customer support and service, the combination of an iconic brand, and best in class logistics footprint enables batesville to drive value and profitability, innovative products and services.and is publicly traded on the nyse (nyse: hi). batesville traces its roots back to 1884 when it began producing hand-made wooden caskets as the batesville coffin company.
continuous improvement: dedicated to ci concepts; understands, builds commitment for and implements the principles of lean operating processes; encourages process re-engineering; demands of oneself and others incremental gains and major breakthroughs.
analysis/decision making: uses logic and insight to solve difficult problems and create effective solutions; uncovers hidden problems; is excellent at analysis; looks beyond the obvious and seeks root cause of problems; makes decisions in a timely manner, under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make tough decisions; supports calculated risk-taking; influences others to build support for decisions; includes others (as appropriate) in decision making.
view all of our career opportunities athttp://batesvillecareers.com/.john hillenbrand acquired the company and renamed it batesville casket company, in 1906.batesville's manufacturing operations were identified by industry week as one of the top 10 manufacturing plants in north america, recently.cremation products, batesville's products range from metal and hardwood burial caskets, technology solutions, and innovative casket containers.
teamwork: supports team efforts; cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; builds group cohesiveness by emphasizing team objectives and reinforcing cooperation; creates strong morale in his/her team and across functions; shares wins and successes; brings a feeling of participation and belonging to the team.
creativity: develops new and unique ideas to solve problems or to create opportunities; thinks outside of the box; creates an environment for free flowing ideas and demonstrates innovative and unrestrained thinking.analysis, testing and compliance with engineering specifications
identify and implement improvements in material flow, or related field, material scheduling, operations, quality, scrap reduction, and cycle counts
develop and utilize a supplier rating system
other duties may be assigned
bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college/university in engineering, customer interface onsite and off
manage the cl/quality/materials department
responsible for inspection methods, inventory goals.