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Manager of Continuous Improvement, West

Company: Builders FirstSource
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Manager of Continuous Improvement, WestAnchorage, AK, USA ? Boise, ID, USA ? Corvallis, OR, USA ? Las Vegas, NV, USA ? Los Angeles, CA, USA ? Portland, OR, USA ? Puget Sound, Washington, USA ? Sacramento, CA, USA ? San Diego, CA, USA ? San Francisco, CA, USA ? Seattle, WA, USA ? Tacoma, WA, USAReq #28592Thursday, June 30, 2022Responsible for ensuring alignment of lean processes to maximize operational efficiency and customer service, creating differentiation from competitors and providing a clear competitive advantage that cannot be quickly or easily replicated by others in our industry. They directly support field implementation and adoption of lean tools, leading various lean initiatives such as kaizen events and other continuous improvement efforts. Will also be responsible for providing leadership and project management under the direction of the Senior Vice president.**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**+ Lead change management processes from inception to full implementation as directed by senior leadership.+ Work with all departments and operations teams to ensure lean processes result from the initiatives.+ Create execution plans to implement solutions into practical applications.+ Assist in preparation of cost/benefit analysis, budgets and capex requirements for implementation plans.+ Support market teams by leading the ongoing development, implementation and adoption of the suite of tools (Logistics Manager, Install Manager, and Design Manager), including the development of necessary training programs and documentation for implementation of new processes and technology as well as current eBusiness programs and tools.+ Develop KPIs, establish benchmarks, define success for new programs and publish progress reports.+ Communicate with all departments, solicit support and create cooperative effort required for success for each program.+ Assist in identification and preparation of pilot locations to implement new programs.+ Support the management of pilot and implementation processes through to completion.+ Prepare regular communications for periodic announcements and company publications.+ Coordinate with corporate, division and market leadership in the facilitation, planning and leading of various lean initiatives in support of company goals (to include kaizen events, 6S implementation, change management, process mapping, etc.).**SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES**This job has no supervisory responsibilities.**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**_To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required._+ Bachelors degree in business or engineering field or ten years work experience in relevant field, demonstrating a high capacity for learning, communicating, and leading others.+ 5 years in building materials, distribution, or manufacturing environment.+ 5 years leading lean process improvement initiatives.+ Experience leading integrated process and technology initiatives in multi-site environment.+ Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Preferred**COMPETENCIES**+ Knowledge of all aspects of retail store or manufacturing operations, training, analysis, customer relations and planning.+ Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.+ Lean process analysis and improvement.+ Project management skills, and change management experience.+ Preference given to individuals with Six Sigma Lean training and Black Belt Certification.+ Tech-savvy with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Project, and Visio.+ Special consideration given to applicants with experience using Trend, NxTrend, and industry related tools.+ Ability to travel and perform other activities per the requirements of the position.**WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY****_The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._**+ Subject to both typical office environment and outside locations with temperature and weather variations.+ Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 80 pounds.Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214) 765-3990 or email: . Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening. THE LAW - English/SpanishEEO IS THE LAW - SUPPLEMENT - English/SpanishPay Transparency Provision - English/Spanish**Other details**+ Job FamilyOPS+ Pay TypeSalaryApply Now+ Anchorage, AK, USA+ Boise, ID, USA+ Corvallis, OR, USA+ Las Vegas, NV, USA+ Los Angeles, CA, USA+ Portland, OR, USA+ Puget Sound, Washington, USA+ Sacramento, CA, USA+ San Diego, CA, USA+ San Francisco, CA, USA+ Seattle, WA, USA+ Tacoma, WA, USA

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