Regional Manufacturing Excellence Lead, IS

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Regional Manufacturing Excellence Lead, IS

  • Post Date:30th July 2021
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Job Description

OMNOVA Solutions is now a part of Synthomer!

OMNOVA is now part of Synthomer, a global specialty chemicals company and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers. The combined organization creates a US$2.8 billion global enterprise with a broad array of specialty products and services. The acquisition provides an expanded geography for improved customer proximity, greater scale to more efficiently produce and distribute product, and increased breadth of products and technology offerings.

In this role you will provide regional manufacturing excellence leadership consistent with the global manufacturing excellence strategy to progress the Industrial Specialties sites to quartile 1 performance. This role reports to the Director of Operations for Laminates & Films.

What We Need…

  • Support the delivery of the Global Manufacturing Excellence strategy and implementation plan for the region
  • Support the implementation, coaching, and standardization of manufacturing practices consistent with best practice and manufacturing excellence standards in the region
  • Work with site leaders to ensure manex plans are in place, that the site is progressing, and that the plans establish a clear link between people, best practices, performance, and value
  • Research, propose, and support the implementation and measurement of clear metrics and benchmarking to drive performance and value generation
  • Assess manex competence across the sites and support the development of a talent pipeline
  • Coordinate and execute an annual cadence that includes site reviews and assessments
  • Successful integration with the global manex leader and network of best practice teams
  • Be an active member of the regional and global manufacturing excellence network

What You’ll Need To Be Successful…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment leading CI or projects
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and coaching skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and collaborative skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills across the organization
  • Strategic thinker, able to understand the ‘big picture’ and apply a ‘systems’ approach to leading
  • Ability to travel 40-50% across Industrial Specialties sites

Qualifications That Can Set You Apart…

  • Strategic thinker, able to understand the ‘big picture’ and apply a ‘systems’ approach to leading
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification
  • Ability to work out of one of our sites in Auburn, PA, Jeanette, PA, or Monroe, NC

Why Synthomer?

At Synthomer, we’re redefining career development. You won’t find generic career tracks or cookie-cutter development programs but rather a one-size-fits-one approach to employee development. We’ll partner with you to provide the right experiences that build your capabilities and accelerate your career growth.