Continuous Improvement Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Packaging

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17
Mount Jackson, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Packaging
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17

Job Description

Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for a Continuous Improvement Manager in Mt. Jackson, VA!

Masco Cabinetry manufactures three nationally recognized cabinetry brands, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and QualityCabinets®. Offering an unmatched selection of stylish, high-quality products at a variety of price levels, Masco Cabinetry brands are favored by builders, dealers, distributors and home centers throughout North America. A leader in environmental stewardship, Masco Cabinetry products have been granted an Environmental Stewardship Program certificate by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.


Responsible for all aspects of the plant’s continuous improvement program to ensure successful attainment of plant goals and objectives.


• Develop and maintain Continuous Improvement programs including Total Preventive

Maintenance (TPM), DMAIC problem solving methodology, 5S, Value Stream Management

planning and the implementation of lean manufacturing methods.

• Coordinate and facilitate Kaizen events for the continuous improvement of manufacturing

operations systems processes.

• Maintain cost reduction documentation and provide recommendations for further cost saving initiatives.

• Develop and lead continuous improvement activities and training schedules to achieve plant

goals and objectives in accordance with the Masco Cabinetry Manufacturing Management

Operating System (MOS).

• Implement and conduct training programs and provide solutions for organizational training

needs in areas as requested.

• Foster a culture of continuous improvement by effectively leveraging communication

processes and employee relations programs.


• Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field; 8years of lean manufacturing

Systems and continuous improvement experience with a minimum of an Associate’s degree.

• 5 years manufacturing experience with 3 years in manufacturing processes and/or training.

• 3 years lean manufacturing systems and continuous improvement experience.

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or comparable problem solving certification.

• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships and work collaboratively with

cross-functional business teams.

• Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.

• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of

the organization.

• Ability to travel daily between plant locations.


• Six SigmaBlack Belt Certification or comparable problem solving certification.

• Maintenance equipment and/or TPM experience.

• Knowledge of Management Systems including health and safety, environmental, quality and


• Fluent written and spoken Spanish language skills.

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