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Continuous Improvement Project Manager

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Minerva
Posted on: June 23, 2022

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United States of America

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Airfoils Division


Continuous Improvement

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Full Time

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

Continuous Improvement Project ManagerPosition Summary This position is responsible for leading Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, and 6S initiatives at the facility level, providing direction, support, and execution at the site. The overall objective is to drive continuous improvement in the PCC Airfoils Minerva, OH and Crooksville, OH facilities.Essential Functions:

  • Identify and manage continuous improvement projects
  • Create clear, concise project milestones and ensure the necessary steps are taken to complete projects on time
  • Function as a key member of the site leadership team.
  • Work with facility operations leaders to drive Lean / CI initiatives.
  • Be a leader in communication to drive a culture of CI.
  • Provide analysis of current state and recommendations for improvements.
  • Maintain and communicate metrics which record successes and track progress.
  • Coordinate 6S audits/auditors, manage and Present 6S results and other engineering initiatives associated with continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement associate engagement techniques such as Kaizen, 6S, and other similar programs or teams, harness the intellectual energy of ALL associates to drive continuous improvement.
  • Work with corporate and division resources to drive Lean, CI, and 6S initiatives.
  • As a result of the above activities and processes, execute programs that result in measurable improvements in performance.Required Skills:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Significant experience with continuous improvement tools such as kaizen, 5S, six sigma, and other such associate engagement and process improvement techniques.
    • Great analytical skills and ability to understand complex manufacturing systems.
    • Proven leadership experience and ability to lead cross functional teams through influence, not just in direct reporting relationships.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability and willingness to work a varied schedule as needed to support a 24/7 operation.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project and related software.Desired Skills:
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
      • Proven ability to work independently as well as in group/team settings.
      • Ability to present information and data in an understandable and logical manner.
      • Strong leadership skills.
      • Ability to document, plan, and execute programs.
      • Proficiency in MinitabExperience & Education:
        • Four-year degree in engineering, operations management, or similar field.
        • Applicable academic and/or professional experience in industrial manufacturing.
        • Continuous Improvement knowledge and experience. Physical Demands:Physical DemandsNot at AllInfrequentlyOccasionallyFrequentlyContinually1-33%34-66%67-100%1-2x hr.3-6x hr.7-30 hr.> 30x hr.Squatting XBending XKneeling XReaching XTwisting XSitting in a chair XStair Climbing XLadder Climbing XOther climbing (type) XWalking of rough surfaces XNear moving machinery XAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorshipVisit us at

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Canton , Continuous Improvement Project Manager, Executive , Minerva, Ohio

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