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Operations Excellence Lead

  • LocationAyer, MA 01432 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Job no: 42399
  • Category: Maintenance/Engineering

Job Description


One of our top clients is recruiting again! They are looking for an Operations Excellence Lead for their facility. Interested job seekers should have work experience with a highly successful and well-established nutraceutical manufacturer. An overview of the Operations Excellence Lead’s responsibilities


1) Facilitate successful kaizen and rapid improvement process events that will improve food safety, quality, cost, productivity and team knowledge of product and processes

2) Assist in the collection of data identifying opportunities and tracking improvements

3) Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety, quality, and environmental standards

4) Develop strategies and programs that improve the productivity and efficiency of the various work processes of the company

5) Instruct others in continuous process improvements including the use of various problem solving and productivity techniques such as process mapping standardized work six sigma and cost time management

6) Facilitate continuous improvement projects cost reductions and process performance improvements

7) Maintain CI implementation schedules for assigned projects progress updates as required and most importantly provide documentation that demonstrates the direct link between CI implementation and Plant Operations improvements

8) Provide CI training and coaching to all levels of the organization

9) Interface with plant leadership on projects addressing staffing manpower time and capacity analysis

10) Calculate cost reductions and various analyses to determine the optimal problem-solving method

11) Partner with the Plant Controller to document savings and profit results of continuous improvement activities

12) Be accountable for tracking all CI Projects and reporting progress to plant staff

13) Evaluate and confirm production standards for products

14) Assist in monitoring department equipment OEE and interface with the Maintenance department to identify maintenance repair and TPM targets and opportunities

15) Work with the process owner to develop a value stream map for each process and each value stream family within the facility

16) Utilize the concepts of continuous improvement and cost reduction in the execution of the job function

17) Perform other duties as assigned


Critical Requirements


1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the nutraceutical industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in operations 


If you are qualified and believe you have the ability to excel in this role, this could be your opportunity to work with an excellent and respected company in the nutraceutical industry. Please apply ASAP!


Compensation and Other Details


Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience







  • Published on 17 Aug 2022, 1:37 PM