As a member of the Business Transformation Office, this position will be responsible for building and enhancing the companyâs Continuous Improvement capabilities, focusing on Lean/CI/Agile initiatives. This role provides Continuous Improvement leadership on methodologies, training, and technologies associated with both process improvement and related project management activities (i.e. Six Sigma, DMAIC). These activities will include company-wide, cross functional projects as well as ad hoc initiatives. Additionally, this role will also coach and mentor Continuous Improvement trainees and project leaders within the business areas.
The Continuous Improvement Manager will report to the Director of Continuous Improvement.
Build a Continuous Improvement Culture
Develop key business leaders through training and mentoring. Work with team leaders with the goal of driving a Continuous Improvement culture throughout the organization
Provide team leaders with hands-on leadership, coaching, and business perspectives to ensure performance & development objectives are met while maximizing effectiveness of company resources.
Deliver Training on Continuous Improvement
Work cohesively with the BTO to deploy Continuous Improvement training across the organization, fostering the development of change agents throughout Constellation Brands.
Act as a liaison with internal communications to raise awareness, interest, and action with regard to the training opportunities and materials available to employees around
âCI initiative Development from project ideation to post-project monitoring and control
Provide support to the Continuous Improvement Department and administrative functions support to validate the financial and overall improvement objectives of the initiative.
Advocate Continuous Improvement to all corporate functions in Constellation, as well as partner with segment business units.
Monitor appropriate measures and metrics for capturing project benefits on all activities and provide coaching on use of tools and templates. Other responsibilities as required to oversee, direct, develop, plan, train and ensure the success of the Continuous Improvement program at Constellation Brands.
Bachelorâs Degree (Advanced degree is a plus) in Business Administration or a related field
5+ years experience in a CPG company (beverage alcohol industry a plus)
Continuous Improvement training and/or certifications
Strong facilitation skillsets for various group and team engagements
Well-developed project management skills and use of tools for evaluating existing work processes and recommending improvements in work flow
Effective team player with a team-first spirit, enthusiasm, and ability to motivate others coupled with strong presentation, facilitation, consulting, and communication skills.
Ability to work and influence others with different priorities across varying levels of the organization
Proven mentoring and coaching skills with the ability to train and develop others in an adult learning environment
Detail oriented, analytical, and well-organized
Continuous learning orientation
High energy level and strong work ethic
Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Victor, New York
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