Continuous Improvement Manager

The Continuous Improvement Manager will work with all departments to collect and analyze operational data to systemically identify causes of waste and inefficiency. Success will be achieved by developing and executing innovative and effective process improvements to eliminate the root cause and symptoms of the problem. Success will be demonstrated by continuous improvement of Key Performance Indicators and increased throughput through optimal utilization of machinery, personnel, and workspace.

This Individual will report to the Vice President of Operations and work with management to improve performance and build organizational capability. Individual will identify, create and implement processes and on-the-job experiences and education that will weave Continuous Improvement tools, and knowledge into the culture of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:
Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. In addition to the lifting the job requires various carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, squatting.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

Working knowledge of computer databases. Ability to use Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook and Power Point and be proficient in these applications.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The working environment is a typical office setting with low noise level. This individual may be required occasionally work in a warehouse or production environment where the noise level is moderate to loud. May have to work outside occasionally and be exposed to outside weather elements.

How To Apply:

Note: These are PDF forms. We recommend that you save them to your computer's hard drive, fill out the forms, save and email to HRdeptIOWA@farmtek.com.


Application For Employment Form

Disclosure Agreement Form

Background Check/Drug Testing Form

To apply, please download and fill out the corresponding forms.
Submit forms and a resume by mail, e-mail or fax to:
Attn: Human Resources FarmTek / Engineering Services & Products Co.
1440 Field of Dreams Way, Dyersville, IA 52040
E-Mail - HRdeptIOWA@farmtek.com
Fax - 563-875-2317
Engineering Services & Products Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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