Tyson Foods Continuous Improvement Manager - Poultry in Hope, Arkansas

Title Continuous Improvement Manager - Poultry

Job Function Continuous Improvement

City Hope

State AR

Facility Name (Location) Hope Plant

Pay Type Exempt

Position Number 10263534 Mgr Continuous Improvement

Full Time / Part Time Full Time

Shift 1

Relocation Covered Yes

Job Description SUMMARY:

This position will lead the facility in the development and implementation of a long term strategic plan to involve every plant employee in the pursuit of a lean manufacturing environment that lowers production costs. Other responsibilities or this role would be: Implement the facility's corporate standard CI strategy to deliver significant productivity savings that lower the total plant cost of production. Develop and implement the facility's plan to engage every employee,salaried and hourly, in the CI process. Use fact-based analysis to prioritize improvement opportunities. Help establish and manage CI metrics for each department within the facility, and monitor/manage performance against these metrics. Identify and/or provide training on lean manufacturing techniques as needed. Facilitate hourly team CI events as needed. Serve as the facility's liaison with the corporate CI team.


Education: BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred.

Experience: 5+ years' experience in Operations, Sales, Marketing, or Shared Services; experience in Change Management or Relationship Management preferred.

Technical Skills: Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Project Manager, Excel and Word.

Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work and influence all levels of the organization.

Travel: 25%

Position Specific: Strong knowledge of practical lean manufacturing principles. Ability to teach and coach employees at all levels in the use of lean tools, presenting complex information in a clear and concise manner. Excellent project management skills. Creative in problem solving and innovative approaches to resolve complex problems.

Position-Specific Requirements This position will sit at the Hope, AR facility.

Req ID 53552BR

Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Ouris rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.