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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Company: Hain Celestial Group
Location: Mountville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Basic Purpose:

The Continuous Improvement Specialist works directly with operations to drive positive change in our operation. This individual is responsible for engaging members of our team to solve problems and implement processes which prevent losses from reoccurring. This individual will work cross departmentally with operations, quality, maintenance and EHS to build a better organization every day. The Continuous Improvement Leader is a creative thinker who is able to inspire a team to challenge existing processes and develop more efficient ways of working.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage the operations team in the development of standard work
  • Lead/facilitate Continuous Improvement brainstorming, prioritizing, or ideation sessions
  • Facilitate Kaizen events, project sessions, brainstorming, etc. events at shopfloor
  • Support development of standards training material
  • Facilitate Corrective And Preventative Action (CAPA) reviews with area stakeholders to identify root causes and
  • prevent reoccurrence of issues
  • Manage and drive productivity projects for the assigned functional area
  • Teach LEAN tools principles to team members throughout the organization
  • Utilize LEAN methodologies and problem-solving tools to drive a structured approach to continuous improvement.
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the functional area assigned
  • Own productivity projects which will deliver dollars to the bottom line
  • Develop dashboards reports as a power user of our Manufacturing Execution System (MES)


    Minimum Requirements:

    • 2- 5 years' experience in a Plant Operations, Engineering, or Continuous Improvement role or related capacity
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in engineering, industrial science, business, or another relevant field with an emphasis on manufacturing


      • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures
      • Knowledge of basic LEAN principles
      • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills; ability to define problems, collect data,establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
      • Familiar with basic computer concepts and operations; proficient on Microsoft Office Suite.
      • Ability to manage priorities and workflow, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to understand all safety requirements and cautions.
      • Ability to perform any necessary physical labor.
      • Ability to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
      • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at various organizational levels.
      • Understanding of basic principles of the SQF program and other food safety policies/procedures

        Compensation and Benefits:

        • $80,000-$90,000 (commensurate with experience and location)
        • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Disability coverage
        • Life insurance
        • Critical illness and accident insurance
        • Legal and identity protection insurance
        • Pet insurance
        • Employee assistance program
        • Commuter benefits
        • Tuition assistance
        • Adoption assistance
        • 401(k)
        • PTO
        • Parental Leave

          Hain Celestial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, expression, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

          If you need accommodations for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to talent or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.


Keywords: Hain Celestial Group, Reading , Continuous Improvement Specialist, Other , Mountville, Pennsylvania

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