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Plexus Corp.

Project Manager

Plexus Corp. - Neenah, WI

Are you looking to join an organization that embraces continuous improvement through innovation and strategic planning? Are you someone that is detail oriented and has strong organizational and communication skills? If so, please consider our Project Manager

role!

The Continuous Improvement Project Manager is responsible for driving corporate service center lean initiatives to completion through the management of project management activities. These projects focus on the specific needs of a service center and may impact several service centers. Lean projects are outputs of Kaizen events or Lean Sigma initiatives and are typically complex in detail which requires the project manager to have close working knowledge in the specific functional area. The project manager must be able to manage the project and the supporting service center team member through influence created by establishing relationships and teamwork. The Continuous Improvement Project Manager will also be required to support lean sigma initiatives through training service centers on such things as value stream mapping, DMAIC, root cause analysis and waste reduction.

Responsibilities:

Provide day-to-day project management of Lean Sigma projects for the specific service center including team management, creation and tracking/monitoring of project plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, escalation of challenges, managing interfaces with teams, identifying and testing solutions, and documenting overall impact, etc.

Support in leading the management of Lean Six Sigma opportunities (kaizens) within the service center, to include standardization of processes.

Coach, mentor and educate service center managers on how to integrate lean sigma tools and methodologies into day-to-day operations, analysis and planning.

Define and implement best practices, throughput improvements and lean sigma concepts in to service centers.

The Project Manager - Lean Sigma will ensure that all are identified and successfully tested practices are documented so they can be shared with other service centers.

Provide education to service center employees through instruction of Lean Sigma Concept courses.

Lead in the identification and documentation of best practices to include the integration of standard work principles.

Contribute to the identification and prioritization of Lean Sigma opportunities in corporate functions across disciplines.

Lead and monitor the outcome of all specific service center kaizen events.

Contribute to the identification and prioritization of Lean Sigma opportunities in corporate functions across disciplines.

Education/Experience:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required for this position; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Experience of 5 years is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 8 or more years is highly desirable.

Formal training and certification in Lean Sigma Green Belt from the American Society of Quality (ASQ) is preferred, and will be required to maintain the position.

CAPM or PMP certification is highly preferred, or the pursuit to obtain a CAPM or PMP certification will be required for this role.

Previous ERP knowledge and experience is highly desirable.

Skills/Abilities:

Must be a high potential individual with a career path/succession plan leading to service center management or corporate management position.

Must have experience managing others through influence

Advance decision-making, problem solving skills

Advance verbal and written communication skills

Good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills; ability to motivate people and manager resources effectively and work with business partners to achieve goals in aggressive timelines

Business acumen, knowledge and professionalism; understand how a business operates with the ability to develop and articulate the value proposition of a new process or program

A problem solver; can quickly assess a situation from multiple dimensions, understand and integrate competing needs and develop creative solutions

Strong builder of team and trusted relationships

Functional expertise in service center and in project management skills

Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

Working At Plexus

Empowering People, Innovating Solutions, Achieving Excellence

Plexus is a global company that values your growth and development and knows that our success is the direct result of our empowered, hard-working and dedicated people. At Plexus you can push the boundaries of innovation and discover your highest potential. Whether you’re an experienced professional or skilled manufacturer looking to expand and enhance your career, a recent graduate ready to make an impact or a student eager to gain hands on internship experience, you can make a difference with us.

At Plexus we provide opportunities for growth and development at every level and encourage all employees to be leaders. The foundation of our culture is built around Our Values and How We Lead behaviors exemplified by our Plexus People: Customer Focus, Relationships & Teamwork, Integrity, Open Communication, Excellence, Prioritize Our People, Solve Problems, Be Courageous, Be Strategic, and Innovate.

Our global operations allow us to attract people with broad and diverse backgrounds from all over the world. Discover why more than 14,000 dedicated individuals choose Plexus as the workplace of choice to grow their careers. Apply today!

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Project Manager Plexus Corp. - Neenah, WI, United States

   

Location: Neenah, WI

Company Profile:
Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.