Tyson Foods, Inc.
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.REQUIREMENTS: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.
This position will sit at the Hope, AR facility.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Website : http://www.tysonfoodsinc.com
Tyson Foods, Inc., founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.