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CI Manager Job in Northwood, Ohio US

CI Manager

Adient US LLC - Northwood, OH

Posted: 9/15/2022 - Expires: 12/14/2022

Job ID: 247092469


Job Description



Adient is seeking a Continuous Improvement Manager at its JIT complete seat plant in Northwood, OH. The Continuous Improvement Manager will assess current state performance, identify gaps, visualize and establish a plan to get to the future state, monitor progress and share/acquire best-in-class ideas and systems.

Typical Duties:

Establishes C.I. Profit Plan and subsequent Forecast goals; Drives team to achieve.

Ensures Process Owner involvement in SOW development and team leadership.

Collaborate with leadership to develop a plant C.I. Roadmap, driving breakthrough or Best-in-Class performance that balances resources between internal plant efficiency and external customer-focused effectiveness projects through 1. Just Do It improvements, 2. Six Sigma projects, and 3. Lean Implementation projects.

Assists Process Owners in identifying barriers to project success and helps to drive changes when needed.

Document improvement process learning and shares best practices with other Black Belts.

Identifies and brings forward to Champion new project opportunities.

Assist Plant Manager in any strategic initiative that will help in compliance to standards, implementing new systems, and designing creative solutions that will continuously improve the plant.

Profile / Requirements:

Lean processes and methodologies within a manufacturing environment.

Experience with Value Stream Mapping

Facilitating Kaizen events and knowledge of lean tools and process such as: Continuous flow, set up reduction, pull systems, TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and 5S practices.

Problem-solving skills and the ability to apply them in a team context.

Black Belt or Green Belt training preferred.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (Eng.) from four-year college or university; and 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Northwood Facility

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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