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Continuous Improvement Manager

Carol Stream, IL, United States
Job ID: 50447

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Ingram Micro touches 80% of the technology you use every day with our focus on Technology Solutions, Cloud, and Commerce and Lifecycle Solutions.  With $49 billion in revenue, we have become the world’s largest technology distributor with operations in 56 countries and more than 30,000 associates.  We continue to strategically expand our global reach with 32 acquisitions since 2012. 

Job Summary:

Ingram Micro is looking for someone who is passionate about Continuous Improvement and wants to be part of a global leader in technology distribution!  This person will lead the Continuous Improvement efforts within our distribution center and provide guidance and training on Lean Six Sigma principles.  Partnering with our Quality Control department, this person will assist with the implementation of our Quality Management System also.  An ideal candidate would be a recent college graduate or someone with 1-3 years of Continuous Improvement experience.  

PLEASE NOTE
Must be a US Citizen or legal to work in the US without sponsorship now, or ever in the future.  
H1B Sponsorship is not available currently for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive continuously improving results by leveraging Lean principles, practices and tools, consulting skills, and change management processes
  • Directly provide formal and informal Lean training and capability building
  • Promote and facilitate associate development in various Lean tools, lean operations, and kaizen leadership
  • Ensure productive kaizen events through leading and coaching teams
  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business, and provide subject matter expertise on appropriate tools to eliminate them
  • Improve Lean body of knowledge, training and facilitation skills by pursuing continual Lean learning
  • Actively participate in the Lean Leader global community to benchmark and incorporate best practices
  • This role will generate a significant multiple of invested cost in terms of value creation (expected 5-8x)
  • Support the administration of the site’s Quality Management System and ISO certification, including conducting internal audits, analysis of customer feedback data, and data collection and analysis for quarterly management reviews.


Requirements:

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree preferably in Industrial Engineering Logistics and/or suitable experience.
  • Certification in six sigma methodologies to include Black Belt certification strongly desired.
  • Previous leadership experience running Continuous Improvement initiatives within a logistical operation center.
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience in manufacturing, logistics, and/or distribution field. Experience in fast paced, high volume environments strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of engineering processes including engineering change control, engineering labor standards and methodologies.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems would be an advantage.

This is not a complete listing of the job duties.  It’s a representation of the things you will be doing, and you may not perform all these duties.

Please be prepared to pass a drug test and successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check that includes verification of vaccination status.

Ingram Micro requires all new associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, this position requires applicants to submit proof, prior to start date, that the successful applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Ingram Micro will comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.  Applicants will be notified of the requirements of Ingram Micro’s COVID-19 policy and process for verification of vaccination status prior to the start of employment. 

Ingram Micro believes there is no place in our society for social injustice, discrimination or racism. As a company we do not – and will not – tolerate these actions.

Ingram Micro Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law

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