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Continuous Improvement Manager in Tualatin, OR at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Milgard Windows & Doors is the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States with operations in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, and Texas.

Milgard Windows’ Portland, Oregon Plant is seeking an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join their leadership team.

In this role you will be responsible for managing all facility Continuous Improvement (CI) methods such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, 8-D Problem Solving and Value Analysis to drive out waste and improve productivity. This role will set the facility direction for CI and will take the lead in fostering the professional development of facility Leads, Supervisors, and Managers by being a leading, proactive change agent that drives a Continuous Improvement culture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish, lead, and maintain a Continuous Improvement Steering Committee
  • Facilitate the selection, scope, and planning of specific improvement projects
  • Develop training materials and effectively deliver those materials in a team environment to ensure employees throughout the facility are trained in CI concepts and philosophy
  • Facilitate CI events and teams
  • Overall program communications (future events, event updates, report outs)

Viable candidates should possess a minimum of 5+ years of experience leading or driving Continuous Improvement/Lean initiatives, in a manufacturing environment. Minimum BA/BS degree is required.

Milgard is growing with a track record of strong financial performance, which creates opportunities for team members. The Distribution Manager role is a great opportunity to learn our business and show what you can do to build a great team and organization. We have a robust total rewards offering including:

  • Performance Bonus Incentive – your efforts are rewarded!
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision – Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401k with a Company match – 100% of the first 4%
  • Tuition assistance – continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities – take on more responsibility and grow

To learn more about Milgard’s products, services, and culture visit our website at We have built or success on our foundational philosophy of Respect, Service, and Excellence. Milgard Windows & Doors is a great place to grow your career https://milgard.jobs.net/ as we continue to build an even greater organization!

Shift

Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Milgard is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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