Flowserve Corporation CIP Manager in Chesapeake, Virginia

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

The CIP Manager drives sustainable continuous improvements within the Chesapeake Flowserve facility, delivering breakthrough results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC). This successful candidate through their leadership skills will be recognized as a change agent who drives operations excellence though improvement initiatives. The CIP Manager will be part of the plant leadership team and will have one direct report. Overall responsibilities include but are not limited as follow.

  • Develop, execute and facilitate improvement action plans that positively impact safety, quality, profitability, operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and on time delivery

  • Acts as a catalyst for CI initiatives in concert with Leadership Team

  • Lead and facilitate Kaizen events to drive sustainable improvements

  • Benchmark performance across the facility and Flowserve to identify opportunities and develop justification for projects and initiatives

  • Engage employees to build a CI culture across the organization

  • Develop tracking tools and measures to support CI initiatives

  • Track and analyze the CI process and manufacturing matrices

  • Leverage resources and share best practices across all facilities

  • Challenge the status quo to find ways to optimize manufacturing performance

  • Additional related duties as deemed appropriate by Director, Plant Manager

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Business, Operations or related discipline

  • 5 or more years of CI experience within a Manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Lean methodologies/techniques such as Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen Blitz, Value Stream Mapping, Labor Analysis, 5S,7 Wastes, Strategy Development, etc.

  • Excellent project management skills and experiences

  • Proficient in MS Office applications; and analysis and data tracking tools

  • Excellent analytical and strategic skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change


Engineering Degree

Primary Posting Location:

Chesapeake, Virginia US

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Job Posting/Business Card Title:

CIP Manager

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Employment Type:

Full time

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United States

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