President Container Group, a leading independent manufacturer of Corrugated Packaging (Sheets, Boxes, Trays, Partitions, Displays etc..) is seeking a full time Junior Continuous Improvement Associate for it’s factory in rural Orange County, NY( Middletown, NY), 60 miles north of New York City (20 miles from New Jersey and Pennsylvania). President Container, the manufacturing arm of PCG, is one of the largest corrugated plants (over 500,000 square feet) in North America. Our state of the art facility has some of the most up-to-date machinery in the industry, and with it we produce in excess of 2.3 billion square feet of corrugated each year. We are committed to producing sustainable packaging that is clean, safe, and protects the environment and the communities in which we live.
The Continuous Improvement (CI) team is responsible for identifying opportunities to streamline work, reduce waste and identify cost savings opportunities. The dynamic individual we are seeking will support and participate in strategic initiatives across the organization to identify opportunities in the process workflow, plan improvement changes in the current process, execute the changes in process and review how the changes are working for the teams. The individual will work collaboratively to help create efficiencies and quality improvements, as well as gain knowledge in applying lean methodologies. This position requires the ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and training skills and have a high degree of comfort engaging with all levels throughout the organization.
Analyze key data components (i.e,Costs, FTEs, KPIs etc.) to help with fact-based decision making
Assist with the identification and prioritization of opportunities where process redesign/improvement can significantly impact efficiency, compliance, quality, profitability, competitive position and customer satisfaction.
Conduct process improvement initiatives with process owners which includes documenting current process to identify pain points and opportunities, performing supporting data analysis, facilitating the design of the process changes, and supporting implementation of the process change
Develop and deliver daily and weekly reports to inform and align with key decision makers
Natural leadership skills
Familiar with continuous improvement process
Strong time management and organizational skills
High level of competency in problem solving
Educational background in process engineering is a plus
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing techniques, tools and principles is a plus
Ability to drive a Lean culture by working with personnel / team members in the planning, designing and accomplishment of key projects
Computer skills in Excel, Word & PowerPoint
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Problem solving and analytical skills
Enthusiastic , dedicated to the challenge of helping other people
Ability to learn and apply new concepts as well as overcome obstacles with change
Ability to work with and influence others in a fast paced environment
Avail ability to work shifts as required
Ability to perform under general management guidance
We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package.
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President Container Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. President Container Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
About President Container Group
President Container Group, a leading independent manufacturer of Corrugated Packaging (Sheets, Boxes, Trays, Partitions, Displays etc..) has 2 locations (factory in Orange County, NY( Middletown, NY) and corporate in Moonachie, NJ). President Container, the manufacturing arm of PCG, is one of the largest corrugated plants (over 500,000 square feet) in North America. Our state of the art facility has some of the most up-to-date machinery in the industry, and with it, we produce in excess of 2.3 billion square feet of corrugated each year. We are committed to producing sustainable packaging that is clean, safe, and protects the environment and the communities in which we live.