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Director of Continuous Improvement/Engineering

Company name
Clayton Homes

Nashville, TN

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Job Description
Position Summary:\rThe Continuous Improvement Director will be responsible for\rdeveloping and effectively deploying an Operations Continuous Improvement\rProgram across the Clayton Supply Organization centered on Lean Manufacturing\rPrinciples & Best Practices utilizing the key technical skills listed\rbelow.  \r\rEducation:\r\r \r Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technical or\r Statistics is required with a major in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering\r preferred.\r \r \r \r \r\rQualifications:\r\r \r At least 7 years of continuous improvement\r experience within a manufacturing environment.\r \r \r Experience implementing Lean Philosophies to an\r area that doesn’t have previous exposure.\r \r \r Create, maintain, and deliver training across the\r division to help advance the Continuous Improvement culture.\r \r \r Proven record of working closely with Supervisors\r and Operators on GEMBA based Kaizens and Actively Participating in Events.\r \r \r Must be able to manage projects off-site across\r multiple Manufacturing Sites.\r \r \r Must work closely with Plant General Managers to\r ensure program expectations are clearly communicated.\r \r \r Develop Key Metrics needed to track improvements\r within the Plants that impact the bottom line.\r \r \r Assess Operation Performance through data\r analysis and use this to identify areas of concern and corrective actions.\r \r \r Must have excellent oral, written, listening and\r comprehension skills.\r \r \r Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time.\r \r

Job Requirements
Key Technical Skills:\r\r \r Time Studies\r \r \r Changeover Reduction\r \r \r 5S Activities\r \r \r Value Stream Mapping\r \r \r Capacity Analysis\r \r \r Visual Management Tools\r \r \r MUDA / Waste Training\r \r \r Standardized Work\r \r \r Inventory Control\r \r \r Material Flow\r \r \r Operational Availability\r \r \r Motion Analysis\r \r \r Lead Time Reduction\r \r \r Line Balancing\r \r

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We've helped people just like you buy manufactured homes since 1934, building more than 1.5 million homes and winning multiple awards for design and construction. We build, sell and insure manufactured and modular homes as well as relocatable commercial and educational buildings. We have 12,000 team members, 35 home building facilities and more than 1,000 home centers. Clayton Homes also owns and operates 18 subdivisions. In 2003, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. acquired Clayton Homes.

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