Continuous Improvement Manager
BIC
Abeokuta
5d ago
source : NigeriaJob.com

Position : Continuous Improvement Manager

BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers.

These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.

BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team.

Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future together while honoring our past achievements.

We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences.

Job Description

As continuous improvement manager, you will analyze current practices and develop business process improvements as well as implement changes in workflows, structures, and teams to ensure continuous company performance.

Your main responsibilities will be the following :

  • Leads the manufacturing excellence & continuous improvement project in alignment with plant goals.
  • Promote & develop the change culture.
  • Assess different plants, identify the gap of improvement & build an action plan.
  • Cost reduction identification, prioritization and monitoring at plant level.
  • Leading projects like time and motion study, 5S, SMED & KPI management
  • Conduct workshop & train people to use the lean tools.
  • Benchmarking best practices of our other plants and your background to replicate and adapt for us.
  • Ensuring efficient use of operational excellence communication platforms, continuous improvement meetings, and external sources to build knowledge and cultural change within the plant.
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    Qualifications

  • B.E. / B.Tech. Engineering in any discipline or master’s degree in engineering
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Production, Quality, Projects and at least 3-4 years of experience in Manufacturing Excellence.
  • Five years' experience in process optimization and operations
  • Lean manufacturing training / LSSGB / LSSBB is a big bonus.
  • Experience with Integration Architecture and integrating solutions with ERP systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (preferred)
  • Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies
  • A sharp eye for identifying weak points in processes and organizational structures.
  • A strategic and analytical mindset.
  • An excellent communicator with top-notch presentation skills.
  • A thorough understanding of the latest process enhancement strategies.
  • Dynamic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Confidence in your abilities to lead organizational change.
  • Additional Information

    BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers.

    We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics.

    All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

    BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means.

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