TPM Manager

Job Description

Auto req ID: 201733BR

Job Description

The TPM / Continuous Improvement Manager is part of the Leadership Team and reports directly to the Plant Director. The TPM & CI Manager coordinates the integration & implementation of TPM/LSS/NWT systems across the site and ensuring all internal and external resources are aligned against the priorities of the business including, safety, quality, production, cost and customer service.

Specific Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the integration and implementation of TPM/LSS/NWT systems
  • Coordinate the development of the TPM master and pillar phase plan, track progress against the plans and leads issue resolution (Gap analysis, and adjustments to plan)
  • Conducts quarterly TPM audits to ensure progress towards phase goals
  • Participate in department reviews/activities to ensure that work is properly integrated and progress is on track.
  • Lead, update and maintain Integrated Business Plan (IBP)
  • Lead the plant annual Zero Loss analysis workshop
  • Ensure that TPM work is impacting both results and the culture change towards the vision as determined by the plant zero loss journey
  • Coordinate total employee involvement (TEI)
  • Drive culture of “TPM is the work”
  • Support the plant’s Natural Work Team development through the TPM pillars and through mentoring of teams
  • Develop an overall understanding of the different TPM pillars, and how they integrate through the master plan to deliver the improved results
  • Provide technical leadership and partner with the Operations/Maintenance Department to effect improvement on production lines. Participate in the development of strategies and in guidance of the operations to achieve proposed business True Efficiency (TE) objectives through loss elimination and technical capability building
  • Understand and apply financial drivers and KPI to help lead cost reduction/cost control initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing preferred. Preferably food/beverage experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project.
  • Must possess strong skills, knowledge and capability in TPM or lean manufacturing, finance and accounting, project management, leadership, and statistics/logical problem-solving.
  • Must possess strong financial control skills to support plant efforts in successful cost and capital planning performance.
  • Solid working knowledge of the following business enterprises: HSE/quality regulatory compliance, processing/packaging/warehouse operations, maintenance and engineering, ingredient and package material procurement, production planning & deployment, sales and marketing, research and development, and excellent communication, facilitation and influence skills.
  • Must possess strong financial control skills to support plant efforts in successful cost and capital planning performance.
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop strategies in line with an overall business vision
  • Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to set a vision, manage change, develop personnel and strategically plan for continuous improvement.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization (from operators to vice president level) and have the ability to influence others across multiple levels of the organization.
  • Technical understanding of food/beverage manufacturing processes and compliance requirements preferred.
  • Ability to work off shifts occasionally.
  • Ability to travel is required.
  • Experience developing/coaching hourly and supervisory staff preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment.

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

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