United States, St. Louis, MO, Laundry & Home Care

Process Improvement Manager

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  • The main role of a Process Improvement Manager is to develop, implement, coordinate and manage key process improvements / change projects to existing and new processes within Saint Louis, MO Facility
  • Analyzes production and facilities operations/issues, performs necessary engineering design and layout, prepares cost estimates, and makes recommendations to meet specific project needs
  • Investigates, evaluates, and selects equipment and system components necessary to meet project requirements
  • Coordinates the installation and start-up of new equipment with operations, contractors, and vendors
  • Remains current with latest innovations in equipment and components through industry literature, demonstrations, exhibitions, and vendor contact
  • Facilitates continuous improvement by evaluation of existing operations in light of new technology, team needs, and cost/benefit opportunities
  • Support process team in identifying, verifying, analyzing, and implementing process improvement and process re-engineering opportunities. Provide technical and analytical support for process improvement initiatives
  • Develop process analysis and re-engineering to improve efficiency, lower costs and improve product quality
  • Train and guide resources in process improvement techniques. Manage and lead process team to achieve desired results
  • Perform project management, analytics, and measure to ensure milestones are met and deliverables achieved
  • Coordinate with various teams to analyze project results and performance
  • Identify and manage resources to deliver effective solutions.


  • B.S. Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or related)
  • 1-3 years previous experience in High-Speed Packaging Equipment OR Chemical Batch Processing Operations, ideally within Consumer Products
  • Working Knowledge of CAD, Microsoft Office, Project Management Software
  • Working Knowledge of Motor Controls, Sensors, Basic Electrical Power Distribution, and PLC Capabilities
  • Ability to Manage Multiple Project Assignments Concurrently
  • Project Management Skills including Planning, Scheduling, Budgeting, Purchasing, Design and Layout, and Selection/Supervision of Contractors
  • Able to Work Effectively in Team Environment. Committed to Continuous Learning.

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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22041390
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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