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Senior Operational Excellence Manager- Autonomous Maintenance

Company: T. Marzetti Company
Location: Canal Winchester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Corporate Autonomous Maintenance (AM) Pillar Leader. This position will be responsible for leading the Marzetti Operations Excellence (MOE) pillar of Autonomous Maintenance across fifteen facilities, setting clear standards for the plants, facilitating replication of best practices, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement. This serves as a change agent and coach for the Site Plant Managers, their leadership teams and the extended leadership network on effective deployment and execution. - This role is based out of the corporate office located in Columbus, Ohio or can also be remote. Frequent (-75%) travel to plant locations in the U.S.

  • Lead the corporate Autonomous Maintenance Pillar. (Also called Daily Equipment Care).
  • Develop and keep up to date on the TPM strategy and implementation plan regarding AM, 5S and its foundations, to support each site, including the headquarters, in achieving their goals/initiatives/metrics.
  • Ensure the AM pillar implementation plan is aligned with leadership to support the Operational Master Plan and follows the Marzetti Operations Excellence/TPM methodology.
  • Owns all associated AM systems and tools effectiveness, i.e., (Principle of Operations, Basic Conditions matrix, Tagging, CIL, Centerline Management) including their integration into Daily Routines as well as other systems, tools, processes as they relate to the pillar and Operations Excellence/TPM implementation
  • Responsible for implementing and leading the AM pillar and the Plant Management System foundation across a 15-site network and building a network of strong SME's / pillar owners in each site to drive the change
  • Implement a process to assure effective best practice sharing and accelerate mutual progress
  • Provides internal coaching to site leadership teams on "MOE" system implementation to make breakthrough improvements on OEE/Site Capacity and Cost optimization. Strong skills in clearly communicating the why (intent) and the how (execution)
  • Drive productivity and efficiency gains through the reduction of Machine and material losses to contribute to yearly productivity and critical OEE goals
  • Responsible to establish a culture of empowerment and rigor through building capability in leaders to develop equipment owners in their sites through AM activities
  • Ensure that AM capability is built into project deliverables for new line installations and line relocations
  • Coach and mentor plant OPEX leads on "MOE" strategy & implementation, best practices, and role of a OPEX manager in a TPM environment
  • Partner with multiple functions (SHE, Quality, Engineering, etc.) to facilitate systems integration and its effectiveness.
  • Benchmark internally and externally. Be familiar with and drive the organization toward standards that exceed recognized industry best practices.
  • Coach Department managers/pillar leaders to drive the implementation and execution alongside the plant operational excellence teams. Assists in training, coach, and asses the plant autonomous and improvement teams.
  • Develop a capability building strategy and its training solutions to advance critical competences across the workforce and to infuse a continuous improvement culture across all levels of the organization.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain required. A Master's degree is a plus
    • Successful experience in implementing Total Performance Management (TPM) and CI across multiple plants for a pillar or entire CI or TPM program.
    • Manufacturing leadership experience in positions of increasing responsibility demonstrating excellence in results delivery and standardization of processes.
    • Strong experience with JIPM certification, six sigma certification and/or TPM demonstrated mastery preferred
    • You will have TPM experience and knowledge and practical application of AM, PM, FI, Education & Training systems, and tools as well as Daily Management System.
    • You will have a minimum of 7 years working experience working in manufacturing or other related industry in operations or continuous improvement roles.
    • Six Sigma Green Belt or above.
    • Experience in leading project teams and departments successfully, preferably in the consumer-packaged good industry
    • Strong analytical mindset and project management experience
    • Strong understanding of Change Management.
    • 7+ years of supervisory experience preferred
    • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization.
    • Effective communication skills and ability to be well organized.
      Lancaster Colony Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary T. Marzetti Company are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all associates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our goal to provide opportunities that nourish the growth of each individual team member.

Keywords: T. Marzetti Company, Columbus , Senior Operational Excellence Manager- Autonomous Maintenance, Executive , Canal Winchester, Ohio

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