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Bemis Company, Inc.

Continuous Improvement Manager

Bemis Company, Inc. - Hazleton, PA

If Excellence Drives You, This Is Your Destination. Job Description ROLE OVERVIEW This position is responsible for deploying, implementing and leading Continuous Improvement initiatives and facilitating World Class Operations Management methodologies for the plant. The incumbent is a member of the plant leadership team and will be assigned additional responsibilities in other functional areas as required to deliver the plant\u2019s annual operating plan. WHAT YOU GET TO DO Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. Works in conjunction with the EHS Manager to establish and maintain all policies and programs to assure a safe working environment. Facilitate deployment and integrate the philosophy of WCOM into the culture of the Plant. Identify the highest value cost savings projects and coordinate the various project teams assigned to ensure proper resourcing to drive completion of projects. As a member of the plant leadership team, also involved in daily production and operations issues to insure that we produce a quality product, deliver against our committed customer service goals, and optimize efficiency\/productivity. Be recognized as a leader and problem solver at the site by providing leadership and expertise that will solve problems and improve performance. Motivate, coach and instill good management skills in engineers, shift supervisors, and hourly employees. Establish a strong presence on the floor to set and communicate expectations, standards, and evaluate results so all employees understand expectations. Initiate and lead employee training to further instill the continuous improvement skill set in the organization. Develop new processes and programs as need and where gaps exist. Led major projects as necessary to improve plant results. Be able to extract useful data from a variety of systems to facilitate identification of improvement opportunities. Coordinates the work necessary to improve our overall Continuous Improvement results as measured by regularly scheduled audits. Assist in generating reporting tools and progress reporting for assigned business areas. Facilitate a process of best practice sharing internally within the plant as well as externally with peers and other facilities. Management of communication process to present the status of plant improvement projects. Lead project selection process and drive policy deployment so that all employees have a clear understanding of goals and objectives for a successful year. Ability to drive change and overcome obstacles. Demonstrate and foster Bemis Core Values and actively contributes to a high performance culture. Demonstrated ability to absorb new technologies and management techniques. Utilize an approachable and participative style in motivating people to achieve higher standards and performance levels. Experience implementing lean principles or other continuous improvement methodologies preferred. WHAT WE VALUE Results Orientation \/ Delivers on Plan \u2013 Highest Team Leadership - High Develops Organizational Capability \u2013 Medium Drives High Performance Culture\u2013 High Customer Focus \u2013 High Facility Business Acumen\/Market Knowledge \u2013 Medium Continuous Improvement Mindset \u2013 High Collaboration and Best Practice Leadership - Medium WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU Bachelor\u2019s Degree is required. Prefer a major in a technical background such as engineering or industrial technology. 5 years of operations management experience is preferred Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, SAP Bemis Expectations Bemis is committed to its core values: Ethics, Accountability, Innovation, and Respect. By becoming an employee at Bemis Company, Inc., you will work in a high performing environment where team members collaborate to get the job done, challenge the status quo to find a better way, and embrace unconventional ways of thinking. We are eager to see how you can make an impact in our high performance culture. Bemis Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

23 days 14 hours ago

Bemis Company, Inc.


Continuous Improvement Manager Bemis Company, Inc. - Hazleton, PA, United States


Location: Hazleton, PA

Company Profile:
Established in 1858 in St. Louis, Missouri, as a manufacturer of machine sewn cotton bags for milled food and grain products, Bemis has played an influential role in the packaging industry ever since its founding. Now a global supplier of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive label materials headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis serves customers worldwide and produces packaging for products found in virtually every aisle of the grocery store. With 2011 net sales of $5.3 billion, Bemis operates 78 facilities in 12 countries. Over two-thirds of Bemis packaging is used in the food industry, with the balance used in markets including medical, pharmaceutical, chemical and agribusiness. Our pressure sensitive products are used in industries including graphic arts, digital imaging, assembly engineering, communications and medical.