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Job ID:  60721
Date:  Aug 6, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Regional Continuous Improvement Manager (Manufacturing - Nutritional Premix) - Schenectady, NY

Bring your passion. Build the future.


Our Premix manufacturing operations are located both in Schenectady, New York, and Ontario, California.  This is a regional role that will be based in Schenectady, NY with responsibility for both locations in NY and CA.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support and participate in strategic initiatives across the operations to identify, plan, and execute changes in the current process
  • Engage and coach leadership and on-site teams within DSM Premix business while recommending process procedures and modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields
  • Lead problem solving teams and kaizen events to improve operating performance
  • Lead, drive, and execute process improvement initiatives-- including improved process methods and practices—with the goal of improving operating performance through the use of varied tools
  • Train, coach, mentor and develop team members to ensure lean principles are being sustained in all areas through use of lean tools
  • Some travel between locations is to be expected but the majority of your time will be spent in Schenectady, NY

What we look for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred
  • Proficient in excel, power point, projects and presentations
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years manufacturing experience.
  • 5+ years experience in hands on lean manufacturing is required
  • Green Belt or similar Lean Certification is a must
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of the Lean methodology & tools to enable you to drive the Lean conversion process


Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter via the career portal (


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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