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EnPro Industries

Continuous Improvement Manager

EnPro Industries - Beloit, WI


Develops and supports continuous improvement activities and initiatives throughout the business including operational, commercial, service, and sourcing excellence. Member of the Continuous Improvement team and department. Reports to and takes direction and guidance from the Continuous Improvement Director.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports and leads Continuous Improvement initiatives at Fairbanks Morse Engine (FME) involving lean improvements throughout FME including manufacturing, business processes, service, and supply base.

  • Emphasis and focus of the continuous improvement work team is on sourcing excellence, operational excellence, commercial excellence, and service excellence. May be assigned to a wide variety of responsibilities to support various functions.

  • Will train and facilitate continuous improvement work teams and continuous improvement events.

  • Will work closely with supply chain, operations, and distribution on Customer Focused Initiatives (CFI). Efforts will support improved aftermarket parts delivery performance and shortened lead times. Works with supply chain and quality organizations on supplier development and improving supplier performance.

  • Works with operations to make operational improvements. Will support manufacturing in implementation of the EnPro Manufacturing Learning System (EMLS).

  • Leads and participates in the development of EMLS systems and techniques including lean principles, lean and EMLS training, visual controls, visual scheduling, pull manufacturing, standard work, cellular layouts, Kaizen events, error proofing, 5S, set-up time reduction, equipment preventive maintenance, self-directed work teams, and other lean systems, activities, and techniques.

  • Will lead and support efforts to achieve commercial and service excellence to grow the aftermarket parts and service business.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial or operations management, quality, business, engineering, or related technical field. MBA is desirable.

  • Effective communicator with all levels of the organization. Strong ability to mentor, motivate and persuade others. Must be capable of leading and facilitating teams.

  • Proficiency in creating lean, quality, and productivity systems for operational, commercial, service, and sourcing excellence. Possess a high degree of problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with lean manufacturing and/or six sigma methods is important.

  • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, manufacturing support, supply chain, materials, work flow, workplace layout, distribution, quality, engineering, commercial, service, and general business is necessary

  • Some travel will be required.

14 days 12 hours ago

EnPro Industries


Continuous Improvement Manager EnPro Industries - Beloit,WI,United States


Location: Beloit, WI

Company Profile:
EnPro Industries is a diversified manufacturer of proprietary engineered products used in critical applications. We are a leader in sealing technologies, metal polymer and filament wound bearings, components and service for reciprocating compressors, diesel and dual-fuel engines and other solutions that meet the needs of industries worldwide. Our commitment to innovation, quality and value has propelled our brands to wide recognition and leading positions in their markets. EnPro operates manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia; we employ more than 5,000 people worldwide, and our products are sold to more than 50,000 customers in over 100 countries across the globe.