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Continuous Improvement Analyst in Bolingbrook, IL at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Reference Code: 007530-Liberty Cold

 

About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Continuous Improvement Analyst located in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Job Summary:

Continuous Improvement Analyst is responsible for continuous improvement of all processes ensuring that quality, team member safety, and food safety standards, as well as regulatory requirements are all met or exceeded. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Tracking and Recoding Data – Work with Daytex labor management tools.
  • Data Review and display
  • Automation improvements
  • Flow Charts
  • Identify Wastes (TIMWOOD)
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Write SWI and SOP
  • Document Management- Process for identifying training required and completed for all team members. 
  • KPI, Labor To revenue Creations – Labor to revenue by shift, supervisor and superintendent and customer.  
  • Reporting tools
  • Drive continual improvement in quality, productivity, efficiency and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Partner with all departments of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Two years of experience is preferred in warehouse environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent is preferred.
  • Operated in a cold storage.
  • Familiar with a Warehouse Management Systems. 
  • Work with conversion from one WMS to another. Learn from one to another, work with programs.
  • Created Labor Standards.
  • Created a system to track, Monitor and evaluate Labor Standards.
  • Have done Process improvements Presentations.
  • Have created and managed Lean A3 process boards.
  • Computer experience - Google (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides).
  • Knowledge of timekeeping system a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment of continuous change and challenges.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.
  • Coaching and performance management experience a plus.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

 

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite.

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