The Kraft Heinz Foods Company CI Manager in Holland, Michigan

CI ManagerOur CompanyThe Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry - we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream - it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best - best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.It's a Question of TasteDo more, be more. Whatever your aspirations, experience something exceptional at Kraft Heinz. We'll give you the freedom to determine your own direction and deliver in your own style. Outperform our expectations and you'll move forward faster than you ever thought possible. Come ready to dream. Come eager to grow.Get a taste of what your career could be at DescriptionThe Continuous Improvement Manager will provide a full range of productivity services to Operations and direct cost reduction programs for the facility including leading lean events, implementing Manufacturing Operating Systems (MOS) throughout the facility, developing and measuring facility systems and developing and delivering continuous improvement training programs for the facility. Direction in disciplines of best business practices including, but not limited to, yield improvement, manpower utilization, overhead spend, capital utilization, indirect spend, plant utilization and efficiency, working capital both raw material and finished goods. Key incumbent will act as a coach for the KHGPS, Site Steering Committee helping to implement KHGPS. This person will work closely with KHGPS Task Force to drive greater utilization of processes and procedures and higher proficiency on the changes impacting employees in the organization such that business results are achieved. This person will provide direct support and coaching to front line managers, supervisors and team leaders as they help their direct reports understand and adopt KHGPS.Key Responsibilities of the Role•Continuous Development of the productivity decks.•Generate cost reduction opportunities and implement process improvement to reduce manufacturing costs.•Coordinate major initiatives across Supply Chain to insure optimum cost. This coordination will include, but not be limited to, purchasing, distribution, manufacturing, research development, packaging and engineering.•Implement and train MOS Lean / Six Sigma processes to plant location personnel.•Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions.•Assist with the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR.•Share and implement best practice initiatives across Supply Chain.•Coordinate the progression of KHGPS using TRACC as a tool.•Develop and maintain performance (KPI) visuals.•Ownership of the Priority One system; responsible to ensure all users are trained and that all projects are current.•Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and tracking system (where needed).•Develop a waste analysis for all lines.•Lead and coordinate 5S initiatives plant-wide.•Develop and manage the department's operating budget.•Manage and evaluate the Continuous Improvement staff including but not limited to performance mana