+1 (868)285-9JOB/ +1 (868) 293-0678 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Process Improvement Manager

JOB PURPOSE:

  • To effectively lead the Plant Support Unit in identifying and implementing improvements that eliminate waste and increase customer  satisfaction.
  • To assist in the identification and proliferation of manufacturing best practices while supporting an operational excellence culture with emphasis on continuous improvement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Data collection and analysis of Plant Operations processes for budgeting and cost improvement.
  • Must be able to design, evaluate and analyze plant metrics and performance for operational improvements
  • Designing and implementing process improvement plans to streamline inefficient processes.
  • Standardize processes to reduce process variation and optimize process performance.
  • Must be able to incorporate problem-solving tools to support real time problem solving and  process trouble shooting e.g. Six Sigma, 7 Step Problem Solving, Lean Manufacturing, 5 Why, Value Stream Mapping.
  • The ability to lead the Plant Support Unit in conducting root cause analysis.
  • Create process documentation to determine metrics, manufacturing issues, materials flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design, etc.
  • Must be competent in conducting Root Cause Analysis techniques and determine practical and cost effective actions to prevent recurrences of major downtime, non-conformance or losses.
  •  Change management to ensure sustainable performance improvement.
  • Responsible for generating and reporting on all projects on a monthly basis.
  • Lead Standard Operating Practices documentation for Plant Operations and Continuous Improvement Initiatives.
  • Setup and Support the system to manage performance throughout the plant.
  • Support the communications with the Officer and the Managers.
  • Responsible for the management and support the coordination of all projects in the Plant Operations areas.
  • Support the Coordination Plant Support Unit, other internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects on time and within budget.
  • Drive team to complete projects to the highest level of quality and standard within time and budget.
  • Negotiate with vendors and contractors to secure the best quality and standard of products and service.
  • Liaise with the Head of Plant Operations to ensure all projects are scoped accurately.
  • Ensure all plant metrics are accurately measured and reports provided to all parties requiring the information.
  •  Support team in removing all barriers to obtaining the correct data as needed.
  • Analyze and trend the data collected and escalate all observations to the other managers with recommendations for improvements.
  • Support Production Planning regarding cost management.
  • Responsible for the presentation and facilitation of stock and production at meetings .

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Degree in Industrial or Process Engineering.
  • A Master’s Degree in Production Engineering and Management will be considered an asset.
  • Certification in Lean Management or Six Sigma Certificate or equivalent will be considered an asset.
  • A minimum three (3) years of continuous relevant work experience as a Manager in a manufacturing setting.
  • Proven track record in process improvement; leading projects with a record of successful implementation.
  • Project Management experience
  • Beverage industry experience is an asset.

 Application Deadline: 10th April 2020

Email CV/Resume to careers@bluewaterstt.com

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