Continuous Improvement Resource

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Kellogg Company
    December 31, 2020
    Jackson, TN
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    As a Continuous Improvement Resource, we’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. You play a key role on the Kellogg manufacturing team by driving overall plant initiatives to improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and delivering cost savings through building capability in TPM (total productive maintenance) methodologies, systems, and tools.

    Based in one of our progressive manufacturing facilities, you’ll be helping in the creation of continuous improvement initiatives that engage the teams, while focusing on leadership, safety, quality and overall methods and performance. Take your career further with a company who cares about your success. We are committed to continue shaping the future of our industry. We look forward to forging new paths and inspire new thinking, because we believe in helping people, striving for a better, brighter future.


    • Tools for Success - Deploying TPM strategic methodologies, systems, and tools, such as Autonomous Maintenance, Reliability Maintenance, Problem Solving, Process Mapping, etc. to deliver site OEE and cost savings goals
    • Drive Change - Enabling capability for others to function within the TPM environment, as well as driving and supporting cost ideations and diagnostics, along with tracking and communicating projects for visibility between other plant functions and teams
    • Continuous Improvement - Integrating system health and project monitoring into current TPM structure to ensure sustainability of improvements
    • Strategize to Win - Continually collaborating with hourly personnel and supervisors to identify and troubleshoot chronic and sporadic losses through data analysis
    • Impact Results - Utilizing TPM systems and tools to deliver a reduction in minor stops and breakdowns
    • Empower Efficiency - Building capability in the Reliability Maintenance COE (Center of Excellence) team to effectively plan, schedule, and execute work; installing and sustaining the Breakdown Elimination and equipment classification systems
    • Take a New Angle - Developing and executing training for operations, leadership and plant associates on KWS methodologies, systems and tools
    • Empower Teams - Supporting plant implementation of AM and RM by coaching supervisors/managers to ensure their capability to lead work teams



    • HS Diploma/GED and experience in Continuous Improvement initiatives in an industrial setting
    • Experience leading continuous improvement projects (Lean, TPM, Six Sigma, KWS, IWS, HPO)
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to influence others
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    Bonus Points

    • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, technical or business field
    • If no degree, 5 years of continuous improvement experience in an industrial setting
    • Demonstrated ability to plan work and manage priorities
    • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated ability to manage complexity
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