Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.
We are seeking to add a talented AOS Manager to our Aleris Operating System (AOS) team at the Lewisport, KY, plant. The purpose of this role is to lead the implementation, training, teaching, coaching, support, and management of the implementation of a world class continuous improvement system using lean and six sigma techniques in our Lewisport, KY, facility . The role will require approx. 10% travel to the various sites within North America. This position is a key support and tactical execution role of the cornerstones of the Aleris Operating System – Reliable People(Operations), Reliable Process, Reliable Assets.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing/operations; or an equivalent level of degree.
5+ years of experience facilitating, coaching and implementing TPM, Lean, kaizen/six sigma events and driving lean transformation with proven results and implementations in a manufacturing environment.
Six Sigma green belt training/certification; Lean certification required, includes both education and the hands on ability to lead teams and implement improvements.
Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and organization skills, must be comfortable teaching and presenting to large groups at all levels of the organization.
Proven ability to successfully manage cross functional teams, and implement improvement within an established time frame, then sustain improvements.
High energy, data driven, and results oriented.
Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Oracle, and various analysis tools (minitab, etc).
Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time.
Aluminum Casting or Rolling Experience.
Process/Technical or Operations experience with a proven track record of lean concepts.
CMRP or SMRP certification.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt/Master Black Belt.
Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.