Continuous Improvement Manager in Halifax NC

Reser's Fine Foods
Continuous Improvement Manager
Job ID: 
Halifax NC
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Job Types:
Continuous Improvement Manager, Prod./Plant Manager
Recipe for Success

Reser's Fine Foods is one of the nation's premiere manufacturers of high-quality refrigerated foods including deli salads, side dishes, chip dips, tortillas and Mexican snacks for families across the United States and Canada. Reser's manufactures thousands of products! Some of our brands include Reser's, Mrs. Kinsers, Don Pancho, Baja Caf, and Stonemill Kitchens. You will see our mouth-watering products in supermarkets, restaurants and local outlets across the nation!


Responsible for the leadership of continuous improvement within the manufacturing plant. This includes the rollout and execution of lean manufacturing related activities, processes, and plans.


1. Provides the leadership and initiative to ensures the successful implementation of lean concepts.
2. Proactively manages change in a way to help ensure continuous improvement success.
3. Manages Kaizen events and training/education in various continuous improvement processes.
4. Develops and utilizes tools that will maximize the effectiveness of lean and sustain them over time. This includes but is not limited to SPC, lean manufacturing, pass down meetings, and other related continuous improvement tools.
5. Serves as a Lean or continuous improvement leader.
6. Monitors and communicates trending of supervisors and employee's skill level improvements as they relate to Continuous Improvement.
7. Ensures processes and practices are in place to identify and share best practices with the plant and across the organization.
8. Implements and reviews projects and activities as set forth through the alignment of the General Manager.
9. Provides a professional work environment with internal and external customers. Must be able to effectively manage up, down, and across the organization and successfully build collaborative relations across the supply chain.


1. 2+ years' experience in manufacturing experience is required; food industry experience is preferred.
2. Associates Degree is preferred.
3. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
4. Proficient in looking at reports and taking appropriate actions based on information received.
5. Proficient at writing reports to comply with requirements and to communicate to leaders.
6. Ability to influence floor and staff associates in all activities desired.
7. Must be analytical and able to organize data and communicate to all levels of organization in all areas of expertise.
8. English/Spanish bilingual is a plus.
Working Conditions
1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.
2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25F to 110F.
3. Lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 50 lbs.
4. Production demands may require evening or weekend scheduling.

Great Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!
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