Rockwell Production System / Continuous Improvement Manager
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Company Overview

Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a leading global provider of automation, power, control and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses. With a focus on always putting customers first, anywhere in the world, the company helps manufacturers use automation and intelligent motor control and conversion technology as a means to get their products and services to market faster, reduce their total cost of ownership, better utilize power and plant-floor assets, and minimize the risks in their manufacturing environments.

Capabilities extend through partnerships with a network of 5,600 reliable, local companies in distribution, software and product referencing. Leading brands and strategic partnerships uniquely qualify Rockwell Automation to deliver industry solutions to 80 countries around the world.

Rockwell Production System / Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Description


Position Summary
The Rockwell Production System / Continuous Improvement (RPS) Manager will manage, plan, facilitate and lead the implementation of RPS initiatives to support customer experience, cost reduction, productivity, and quality objectives of the company. This position is a key role in the company's efforts to improve Rockwell Automation’s systemic improvement capabilities and driving a culture of continuous improvement. This position will also support the development of Yellow Belts and White Belts in Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Lead efforts to implement RPS initiatives in the facility in all 6 elements of the RPS assessment.
• Lead Kaizen events and coordinate a Continuous Improvement calendar for the facility.
• Lead and/or assist with the development and implementation of cost reduction projects by process improvements, product redesign, and by the addition of new equipment.
• Train and mentor Yellow Belts throughout the organization providing guidance and direction as needed to ensure they are successful with their projects.
• Support the implementation / leverage of best practices across the company to ensure process improvements are institutionalized throughout the business.
• Maintain project performance measures on a regular basis to report to leadership on project status as required.

Minimum Qualifications
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering principles, theories, and techniques.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum of four years’ experience in focused functional areas such as Operations, Quality, or Materials Management.

Proven leadership and change management experience in a globally focused environment.

Hands-on experience managing projects.

Previous experience with Operational Excellence and Lean desired. Black Belt or Lean Master Certification is a plus.

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Job Overview

Company:
Rockwell Automation
Base Pay:
N/A
Other Pay:
N/A
Employee Type:
Full-Time
Industry:
Industrial
Manufacturing
Manages Others:
Not Specified
Job Type:
Engineering
Manufacturing
QA - Quality Control
Required Experience:
At least 3 year(s)
Required Travel:
Not Specified
Relocation Covered:
No
Reference ID:
50621BR
Location:
Mequon
Contact:
Not Available
Phone:
Not Available
Email:
Not Available
Fax:
Not Available

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