Manager Continuous Improvement

Location: Reno, Nevada
Date Posted: 29-11-2017
MedMen is seeking a Manager of Continuous Improvement in our brand new state of the art facility in Reno NV. 

The Manager, Continuous Improvement is responsible for leading the implementation of lean manufacturing to enhance the overall effectiveness of the manufacturing operations.  Ensures that existing processes maintain a high level of performance, and continuously reviews and refines those processes to make additional improvements for greater efficiency. This will be achieved through the development of procedures to improve quality, maximize output, and reduce overall expenses.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
  • Lead lean manufacturing initiatives to achieve operational excellence and enhance the overall effectiveness of manufacturing operations
  • Drive the change management necessary to implement effective lean manufacturing operations.
  • Accurately determines which project management methodologies and process improvement strategies are best suited to achieve objectives
  • Effectively uses those tools to increase the likelihood of success
  • Support continuous improvement activity throughout the organization
  • Ensures all project outcomes and deliverables are implemented on time, on budget, and within scope
  • Tracks and manages post-project implementation performance monitoring: including control plan audits, savings verifications, and reporting
  • Coaching and training plant/operations managers and coworkers on principles of lean manufacturing and problem-solving
  • Maintain a high energy level and positive attitude to support continuous improvement
  • Follow-up with plant/operations managers to ensure successful implementation
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Strives for continuous growth and improvement.
  • Generates original, creative ideas to improve processes
  • Establishes high standards of performance for self and others
  • Readily and frequently collaborates with others
  • Self-starter that is resourceful and can work autonomously.
  • Seeks and uses feedback from a variety of sources
  • Meets deadlines, follow through on commitments and delivers on promises.
  • Able to take broad thinking around business issues and apply to company strategies.
  • Strategic and Conceptual Thinking
  • Effective communication skills, written, and verbal
  • Business Planning & Development
  • Strong Project Management
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship
  • Collaboration
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering, supply chain, operations or related field
  • 5 - 10 years of working knowledge and practical experience in manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply lean and six-sigma principals and other similar problem-solving tools (8D, QOS or other)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive and manage the change process
  • Comfort with facilitating teams/groups and working with all levels in the organization
  • Proficient in operating Windows and associated Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Talent Aquisition Team


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