Job ID:  3164002

Position: Continuous Improvement & Manufacturing Manager

Industry: Manufacturing & Production

Our client, a leading player in the Manufacturing & Production industry, is seeking a skilled manager for the role of Continuous Improvement & Manufacturing Manager. This is a remarkable opportunity with an organization that boasts numerous prestigious accolades and a strong presence in multiple markets.

Job Description:

Are you ready to take on the challenge of driving operational excellence and fostering continuous improvement within our client’s dynamic organization? As the Continuous Improvement & Manufacturing Manager, you will play a pivotal role in implementing Business Excellence criteria and Lean Six Sigma methodologies. This role involves leading a team dedicated to enhancing processes and metrics, achieving targeted business results, and contributing to corporate objectives.


  • Spearhead Operational Excellence initiatives using our client’s proven Business Excellence standards and Lean Six Sigma principles.
  • Lead the team responsible for Lean coordination and championing Lean tools, ensuring the attainment of corporate objectives.
  • Identify and prioritize engineering projects and Lean events, shepherding them to successful completion while enhancing plant processes and metrics.
  • Take charge of the CI and manufacturing engineering function, emphasizing safety, productivity, quality, customer metrics, and cost-efficiency.
  • Provide effective leadership and direction to manufacturing engineers and engineering supervisors, establishing and monitoring meaningful goals that align with plant objectives.
  • Standardize and consistently deploy manufacturing processes and explore novel materials, equipment, processes, technology, and procedures to enhance product lines and their manufacturing processes.
  • Manage the capacity analysis and the execution of the annual capital plan.
  • Prepare and manage the budget for the manufacturing engineering department.
  • Contribute to Strategic Planning by preparing 5-year Quality, Manufacturing Technology, Lean, and Capital plans.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years of experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of management experience.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S without corporate sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or manufacturing from an accredited institution.
  • Lean certification and/or proficiency in Lean methodologies.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience in cost reduction strategies.
  • Five (5) years of experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification.
  • Proven project management experience.

This full-time, on-site position offers a paid relocation package for eligible candidates.

If you have the qualifications and experience required for this role and are excited to contribute to our client’s culture of excellence, we encourage you to apply. Join a renowned organization that values your contributions and offers a wide range of benefits to support you and your family.

Job ID:  3164002

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Horseheads
State: New York

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