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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Job Title
Continuous Improvement Specialist
Job ID
27669531
Location
Lysander,  NY
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Description
Continuous Improvement Specialist

Agrana Fruit is the world market leader and leading ingredient supplier of fruit preparations in one of the fastest-growing segments in the food industry. We specialize in the custom development of stabilized fruit preparations for the refrigerated & frozen dairy, bakery, and foodservice industries. Every 3rd cup of yogurt worldwide contains fruit from Agrana!
We are seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist to support our plant in Lysander, NY. This role will be fully onsite within our facility.
The Continuous Improvement Specialist will support operational excellence and focus on responsibilities within the continuous improvement of the facility.
These responsibilities include:

  • Lead continuous improvement projects

  • Assist with implementation plans

  • Support Sustainability Program by coordinating with site teams

  • Prioritize Safety First culture within the plant and among production associates

  • Ensure division standard work, KPIs, and best practices

  • Assist site leadership in coordinating and improving Internal Equipment Effectiveness

  • Provide technical support for ongoing Value Stream Mapping activities

Continuous Improvement Specialist Requirements

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field

  • Industrial Engineering/Technical background is a plus

  • Strong knowledge of Toyota Production Systems (TPS), Lean, and/or Six Sigma concepts/methodologies required.  Green Belt or Black Belt from an accredited program is a plus.
  • Health & Safety knowledge and experience, including foundational OSHA Knowledge, are preferred

  • Previous Project Management experience


As a global company, we are very proud of our diverse workforce and attach great importance to equal opportunity and diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation who is passionate about their career to apply. Agrana Fruit offers a competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. We are proud to be able to say that our employee costs are some of the lowest in our industry! Benefits offered by Agrana are designed to promote wellness and the well-being of every Agrana employee.

If interested, email us at marie.rodriguez@agrana.com or apply today!

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