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Business Optimization Manager

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Diamond Bar
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

At Niagara, we re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.Consider applying here, if you want to:Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.Develop lasting relationships with great people.Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.Business Optimization ManagerThe Business Optimization Manager is responsible for all tasks under the Business Optimization group aimed at improving the efficiency, productivity and profitability of Niagara. Responsibilities include identifying, driving and ensuring sustainability of end to end process improvements and solutions for an ever-changing manufacturing corporate environment. This position is to understand the current competitive landscape and industry practices, utilizing both lean and six sigma approaches to maintain Niagara s competitive edge.Essential FunctionsBusiness Optimization & Process Improvement Initiatives (70%)Responsible for understanding the current state of key business processes at Niagara, and identifying step-change improvement opportunities leveraging lean tools and methodologies.Delivers effective facilitation and project management for cross-functional business teams in support of improvement initiatives.Supports all Niagara teams with the identification of improvement opportunities by analyzing key performance indicators and metrics to find improvement opportunities and assist in providing cost-effective solutions utilizing six-sigma analysis tools and techniques.Defines and implements change management strategies to ensure buy-in and support for business optimization initiatives, to include communications planning and implementation.Ensures consistent capturing of voice of the customer within Niagara to identify pain points in processes and solutions.Supports identification of functional specifications for procurement of business solutions to fit Niagara s business need, including reviewing demos, generating RFQs, selecting vendors, setting up pilot trials, pricing and licensing negotiations, etc.Ensures Niagara benefits from current thinking on relevant business optimization and industry priorities.Improve Niagara internal capability on portfolio and project management (20%)Drives best practices in portfolio management and project management at Niagara while ensuring alignment with other critical teams.Ensures fact-based and data-driven approaches to identifying improvement initiatives and demonstrating sustained results.Accelerates Niagara s cross functional improvements through outstanding collaboration and networking.Other (10%)As needed.List if any travel is required using percentage of time:25% - on average travels 1 week out of the month (possibly higher during onboarding and/or projects)Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice. QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:6 Years
Cross- functional experience in Manufacturing, Business Optimization, or other related field4 Years
Experience in Lean Six sigma initiatives and Project Management4 Years
Experience managing people/projects *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationPreferred Qualifications:10+ Years
Cross- functional experience in Manufacturing, Business Optimization, or other related field6 Years
Experience in Lean and Six Sigma initiatives and Project Management6 Years
Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and education6 Years
Supply Chain Experience preferredCompetenciesCross-functional experience with Food and Beverage manufacturing operation including hands-on knowledge of injection and blow molding systems is highly preferred.Demonstrated success in both lean and six sigma initiatives is highly preferred.Working knowledge of a manufacturing corporation is preferred.Proficiency in, but not limited to:Microsoft Office Applications
Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Projects, Visio, etc.Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organizationStrong analytical and problem solving skillsSelf-motivated with a proven record of taking the initiativeAbility to adjust and execute in a very dynamic and ever-changing environmentAbility to excel and deliver results working cross-functionally in a matrix environmentAbility to work in a professional manner, be flexible, and handle interactions with all levels of the organizationDemonstrated ability to communicate well with other members of the team and with non-technical end usersAble to clearly communicate successes, needs, and plansSelf-directed, organized, and motivatedExcellent written and verbal communication skills are requiredThis position embodies the values of Niagara s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:Lead Like an OwnerManages a safe working environment, accurately documents safety related training, and effectively communicates safety incidentsProvides strategic input and oversight to departmental projectsMakes data driven decisions and develops sustainable solutionsSkilled in reducing costs and managing timelines while prioritizing long run impact over short term winsMakes decisions by putting overall company success first before department/individual successLeads/facilitates discussions to get positive outcomes for the customerMakes strategic decisions which prioritize the needs of the customer over departmental/individual goalsInnovACTContinuously evaluates existing programs and processes, and develops new initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce wasteCreates, monitors, and responds to departmental performance metrics to drive continuous improvementCommunicates a clear vision, organizes resources effectively, and adjusts the strategy as needed when managing changeFind a WayDemonstrates ability to think analytically and synthesize complex informationEffectively delegates technical tasks to subordinatesWorks effectively with departments, vendors, and customers to achieve organizational successIdentifies opportunities for collaboration in strategic waysEmpowered to be GreatMakes hiring decisions primarily based on culture fit and attitude, and secondarily based on technical expertiseEngages in long term talent planningProvides opportunities for the development of all direct reportsUnderstands, identifies, and addresses conflict within own team and between teamsEducationMinimum Required:Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields, or other related fieldDemonstrated ability to systematically analyze data and to present back in an organized and succinct manner. While this is normally done with a Bachelor s degree or significant certification, those are not hard requirements.Preferred:Master's Degree in relevant fields, or other related fieldCertification/License: Required:
Sig Sigma Black Belt, PMP, SCADA, TPM Practitioner, TQM, TPSForeign Language Required:
None RequiredPreferred:
Elementary Proficiency, Spanish, Italian, French or GermanTypical Compensation RangePay Rate Type: Salary$128,287.00 - $186,016.00 / YearlyBonus Target: 10% AnnualBenefitshttps://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefitsAny employment agency, person or entity that submits a rsum into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's rsum will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit rsum to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit rsum into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.Niagara Plant NameCORP-MAIN

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