Continuous Improvement Lead ($27/hr)
Jacksonville, FL 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Job DescriptionJob Summary:

Under the direction of the Operations Manager and Continuous Improvement Manager and with the support of management staff, the employee will follow these job descriptions as it relates to the job title. The employee will own results for clean inspect and lube, centerline management system, 5S system, integrity of process data and the Oscar scrap elimination system. This employee will actively participate in annual planning, weekly PDCA meetings, Daily Level 2 meetings.

This employee will lead transformation analysis, center line definition and associated standard development. Develop control strategies to enable operators to respond to out of control situations. Leads root cause problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the process. Coaches teams on CIL, CLM, 5S, FPQ, and Oscar systems execution. Coaches and develops teams by building problem solving skills within the process.

Working Conditions
  • 40 hours per week/8 hours daily/5 days pers week
  • Works overtime as required
  • Flexibility to adjust shift schedule to work with employees on other shifts as required
  • (Work is indoors, Primary production floor is wet, Secondary locations are occasionally wet, seasonal climate)
  • Must wear following PPE (Personal Protective Equipment): (bump cap/hard hat, safety glasses, slip resistant shoes, ear plugs)

  • Facilitates the line loss analysis (waste elimination and yield improvement) and line throughput improvement plans
  • Leads transformation analysis and centerline definition and associated standard development
  • Analysis daily and shift line data to identify and prioritize loss elimination opportunities
  • Participates in internal audit program, food safety committee, and sanitary design team
  • Spends time on the floor to gather information on stops, centerlines and changeovers over the past 24 hours
  • Investigates initial root cause of top stops
  • Begin to develop plan for the day for ownership areas
  • Attend level 2 meetings
  • Attend DDS meetings
  • Discuss top stops and root cause. Establish countermeasures in plan for the day
  • Ensure centerline completion and compliance. Create countermeasures on any outages
  • Works with Process Owner, and Maintenance Lead to address sporadic losses
  • Lead Universal Problem Solving to eliminate chronic losses for the line
  • Manage centerline and Quality Daily Management Systems
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management.
  • Comply with all established GMP, Housekeeping guidelines, Housekeeping responsibilities and QRMP operating procedures
  • Assist in the implementation of the QRMP program and acts as trainer of new associates
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifts to work with employees from all shifts as required
  • AM Step 2 qualified or demonstrate expertise in CIL, Basic Problem Solving (6W, 2H)
  • Willingness to become Centerline Management System qualified within one month
  • Willingness to become Green Belt qualified within one year
  • Works overtime as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent standing & walking required
  • Prolonged periods working on feet and performing repetitive actions that entail frequent bending and stooping

Other requirements:
  • Capable of learning intermediate Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word, Matrics and ZPI skills
  • Strong planning/organizational skills and communication skills
  • Ability to understand and coach management systems including but not limited to CIL, CLM and 5S
  • Ability to understand and write WINs, SOPs and OPLs
  • Can effectively lead RCFA events
Location(s)HPC - Jacksonville Factory

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact .

It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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