TKC Holdings Saint Louis , MO 63150
The Director of Continuous Improvement collaborates with the Regional Vice President and the Corporate Transformation Group to develop, organize, track and implement the Company's initiatives designed to drive cost and waste out of the operations. This position is also a key resource for Lean implementation across the individual regions tasked with the identification of key leads within each warehouse to lead Lean initiatives within the operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the implementation and tracking of the Company's continuous improvement initiatives within their region
Lead the region in achieving the established financial goals for waste reductions
Lead, communicate and teach LEAN processes and procedures throughout their region
Collaborate with the Corporate Transformation Group on the development of new ideas for improvements at Commissary on-sites and regional warehouse operations
Attend and lead, where appropriate, the weekly reporting meetings, LEAN and 4DX WIGS
Communicate goals and track initiatives with the Regional Vice President and Transformation Group
Other duties as assigned by Regional Vice President and Transformation
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to a high degree of excellence. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university; or 7 to 10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Customer service oriented
Strong communication and organizational skills
Aptitude to understand market conditions
Ability to understand and apply sales concepts
Self-starter and goal oriented
Ability to travel
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.