Site Continuous Improvement Leader - Evansville, IN
Company: Royal DSM
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Site Continuous Improvement Leader - Evansville, IN DSM - Bright
Science. Brighter Living.--- Royal DSM is a purpose-led global
science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living.
DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and
social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.
DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition,
animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green
products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM
and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about
---10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is
listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at
www.dsm.com. The Challenge
The role of the Site Continuous Improvement Leader is to execute
onsite lean 6-sigma manufacturing strategy by identifying and
implementing short, mid-term and long-term continuous improvement
initiatives both technically and organizationally. The successful
candidate will have the ability to effectively manage multiple
complex tasks across multiple functional areas ie. Production,
maintenance, QA and site logistics. You will be tasked with
planning and scheduling activities to routinely meet cost and
schedule parameters. Change management is critical for the
continued success . Passion/stamina for continuous improvement both
organizationally and technically is essential.--
Key areas of accountability/responsibility:
--- Develop and continuously refine the lean 6 sigma manufacturing
program throughout DSM Engineering Plastics (DEP) America.
--- Expand the 5S program. Own the program as a foundational
program for all lean improvement activities.
--- Utilize DMAIC methods to close business performance gaps.
--- Measure, document, and communicate progress towards meeting
objectives relayed to lean practices and programs.
--- Provide needed oversight and training in the area of lean
manufacturing: philosophy, tools, techniques and continuous
--- Propose, plan and manage Kaizen events
--- Assist the Site Director through measuring and monitoring
production activities, data analysis, trend identification and
establishment of projects that drive continuous improvement.
--- Adhere to the DSM Life Savings Rules and all other site safety
--- Effectively pass on knowledge of lean and 6 sigma continuous
improvements to others through classroom training and practical
application. Facilitate the establishment of High performance/Self
--- Bachelor's degree in engineering or similar discipline,
preferred; Equivalent work experience accepted in lieu of
--- Must have at least 3 years of experience in embedding lean and
continuous improvement programs within a manufacturing
--- Six Sigma certification required; Black belt certification a
--- Experience with polymer and compounding technology
--- Must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations
involving diverse data
--- High energy self -directed individual--
--- Able to challenge status quo
--- Must be able to successfully develop "value add ''processes
throughout the Operations organization down to the shop floor by
relationship building/influencing all functions on the site.
Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to
improve people's lives and solving the challenges of today's world.
Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment
allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that
the on-going success of the company depends on the continued
development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and
competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team
competencies and performance. Procedure & Contact
Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career
Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment
& Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information
is required. About DSM Engineering Materials in Evansville, IN
As a global supplier of high-performance plastics, DSM has built
global leadership positions in a wide variety of industries by
designing and developing better, smarter, stronger, safer, smaller,
lighter, longer-lasting or more sustainable solutions. Our
dedicated teams of industry-experts, scientists and engineers work
closely together with our customers to find ways to realize the
impossible, 24/7 and across the globe.
DSM is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its
high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, IN. The
extensive modernization and expansion of the site is being driven
by increasing customer demand for advanced material solutions for
electrification, metal replacement and light-weighting in multiple
industries. It includes the addition of the latest state-of-the-art
production technologies, increasing efficiency and sustainability
throughout the facility
-- Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative
action employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status,
status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other
characteristic protected by law. DSM in 3 minutes Do you know that
DSM has the broadest portfolio of nutritional ingredients - that
millions of people already have our biomaterials in their body -
and that our innovations make materials lighter, healthier, safer,
stronger, more durable and have a lower environmental footprint?
This short 3 minute video shares our portfolio in Nutrition, Health
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