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Plastipak Packaging, Inc TPM amp; Continuous Improvement Manager - REQ7291 in Westland, Michigan

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and recycling of plastic rigid containers. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship.Plastipak follows industry leading protocols to address COVID-19, including regular disinfection, electrostatic cleaning and temperature sensing kiosks at most locations. We strictly adhere to all CDC guidelines to provide a safe working environment for our associates and visitors; including face coverings, social distancing, and hand sanitizer stations.Named one of America's Best Employers in Michigan by Forbes in 2020, Plastipak offers many great benefits, including:MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCEPAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYSPART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCHTUITION ASSISTANCECOMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITYDEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTTELEMEDICINEPET INSURANCETECHNICAL SKILLS TRAININGLEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESREFERRAL BONUS PROGRAMIn order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipaks Privacy Policy to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide.Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.Position Description:The TPM Manager is responsible for leading the development and execution of TPM implementation plans to exceed the business objectives. This role is fundamental in supporting and leading TPM implementation, productivity improvement and loss elimination initiatives across the Plastipak manufacturing sites. Success is measured by the ability to actively engage our manufacturing sites to achieve tangible results and to educate teams in Waste Elimination and continuous improvement (CI) using Total Productive maintenance (TPM) methodology.Responsibilities:This position will be working with a wide variety of corporate leadership, site leadership, site associates, outside vendors and contractors to drive improvement in Safety, Quality, Production Efficiency, Costs and Loss Reduction.This position will implement the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles and Lean-Six Sigma capability tools to all of our manufacturing sites and work with the Site TPM Coordinators. Be the subject matter expert on TPM processesThis position will also have responsibility for supporting Autonomous Maintenance (AM) / Focused Improvement (FI) / Planned Maintenance (PM) / Early Management (EM)/ kaizen Teams.Sharing best practices to drive results and capability development consistencyProvide technical leadership to our site leadership to effect improvement on production lines.Understand and apply financial drivers and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).Lead team to develop and maintain engineering competencies at the sites by coaching and mentoring to build capabilities.Be the subject matter expert on TPM processesAnalyze reporting and communication of departmental key metrics related to maintenance systems, safety and environmentalUtilization of CI / Lean tools, processes and systemsLead CI events through hands-on participationProvide overall support, assistance, direction and communication to Management teams regarding TPM InitiativesQualifications:Bachelors Degree is required. An Engineering Degree is preferred.Lean Six Sigma experience is req