Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Location

    Leamington, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Our client, a well known and rapidly growing business based in Leamington is searching for an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish relationships with department managers in order to gain a broad understanding of company procedures
  • Lead problem-solving efforts to improve quality and eliminate waste in all areas of the business
  • Make recommendations and execute strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends
  • Study production analytics to ensure organization is meeting operational efficiency
  • Study all production & business processes, making recommendations for optimization
  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects to drive operational efficiency
  • Develop processes and systems to ensure sustainability, lead all sustainability initiatives
  • Develop and nurture a culture of Lean Continuous Improvement and positive forward thinking
  • Analyzing process work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes as needed.
  • Monitor and drive key performance metrics and report to senior management on progress, savings and future projects
  • Maintain and report key performance indicators relevant to all operational functions


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience implementing continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Lean/Six Sigma certification
  • Experience with conducting time studies, work flow analysis and other methods of determining value added and non-value added time during operations
  • Proficiency in problem solving skills and root cause analysis is essential
  • Must have strong time management skills with emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Highly energetic and assertive with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Firm understanding of MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Produce Industry knowledge will be an asset

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.