Continuous Improvement Manager

Continuous Improvement Manager

Company Description

At KMC Systems, an Elbit Systems of America (ESA) company, we spend our days working on exciting and meaningful innovative solutions that protect and save lives.  From providing solutions for our warfighters and commercial pilots, to providing lifesaving medical instrumentation and homeland security technologies, the employees of Elbit Systems of America understand the value of their work and why we do what we do each and every day.  We are looking for extraordinary people to join us in making a difference in the lives of others.

We are currently recruiting for a highly talented Continuous Improvement Manager-- but we are looking for more than an impressive skill set.  We are looking for the type of person who respects others for their knowledge, skills, and experience as individuals and as team members. If you are the type of person who has high integrity and would thrive in an inclusive environment of camaraderie and friendship with your fellow teammates, we’re pretty confident you’ll love it here!

The Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for driving sustainable continuous improvement in the facility by delivering breakthrough results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Culture and Material/information flow. The CI Manager will work closely with the business leaders to provide program/project coordination for all CI projects by leading and facilitate cross-functional teams to identify opportunities through development of analysis, reporting, metrics and change management. The position will also play a key role in maximizing site utilization and talent development. This position requires strong technical Lean Manufacturing and hands-on leadership skills.

Job Description

  • Work with the businesses to identify process opportunities to improve quality, customer service levels, unit cost, safety and compliance
  • Identify cost reduction, revenue enhancement and process improvement opportunities throughout the company by analyzing business data and implementing industry best practices.
  • Support lean initiatives in all program areas, focused on process improvement to improve quality and reduce waste with clear measurable outcomes
  • Change agent, challenging the status quo to drive to operations excellence and the will to drive change
  • Initiate and support a 5S program within the manufacturing/office areas – training, Implementing and auditing
  • Leads and facilitates Kaizen events to drive sustainable improvements
  • Develop and execute improvement action plans
  • Build an employee engaged work environment
  • Develop tracking tools and measures to support CI initiatives
  • Develops business case justification for projects and initiatives
  • Leverage resources and share best practices across all programs
  • Establishes and drives productivity pipeline roadmaps across programs and facility
  • Tracks and analyzes the CI initiatives
  • Building cultural change throughout the organization
  • Work with customers, suppliers and all levels of management staff
  • Responsible for managing multiple projects at the same time

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