Regional Continuous Improvement Manager
Faith Technologies

Olathe, Kansas

Posted in Electronics

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Excellerate, a division of Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI), is a national manufactured products company with a focus in electrical assemblies and modular solutions that range from made-to-stock to custom-engineered energy and construction solutions. Through our focus on the electrical construction and sustainable energy markets, Excellerate drives key product innovations that deliver cost savings, productivity optimization and above all, safety. Excellerate leads the industry in future-focused products and processes that drive productivity and safety.

The Excellerate Regional Continuous Improvement Manager will be instrumental in creating a metrics driven, Continuous Improvement culture based on Lean Principles. The position will design, develop, lead, facilitate, monitor, and report on CI initiatives. The role will focus on standardizing CI activities across all facilities within their region and act as a mentor for creating future CI leaders within the organization.


Education: Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or business related field. Certification in Lean/Six Sigma preferred.

Experience: 5-10+ years of experience implementing and sustaining lean strategies and CI in a manufacturing environment with high mix / low volume production.

Travel: 10%-40%, based on business need.

Work Schedule: This position works between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, Monday- Friday. Works a sufficient schedule to meet the expectations of the role. Ability to work a flexible schedule is necessary.


  • Act as the technical expert in Lean Manufacturing tools and principles including 5S, Visual Management, Standard Work, Value Stream Mapping, Process Mapping, Kaizen, A3, Root Cause Analysis and Mistake Proofing.
  • Create and update the CI Plan to develop and promote a Continuous Improvement culture within Excellerate.
  • Organize, lead and maintain Excellerate-wide Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Work with all facilities and departments to identify and quantify potential opportunities for improvement and implement solutions that deliver measurable results.
  • Develop education materials to deploy throughout the organization to train the organization in Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools.
  • Provide coaching through hands-on facilitation and demonstration of the use of Lean tools.
  • Create meaningful metrics and mechanisms to track Operational Excellence progress through monthly scorecard updates.
  • Build trust within an organization through direct engagement, problem solving, and building relationships.
  • Support Excellerate Process Development activities through facilitation of Process Flow and Process Mapping activities and act as a mentor to train others to lead in the future.
  • Consistently provides feedback and coaching to crew members.
  • Partners with Talent to support team members.
  • Actively participates in Faith's hiring referral and mentoring program, as appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

The job description and responsibilities described are intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

SURGE your career forward!
Employees at FTI grow faster because they are a part of a nationally leading team of electrical planners, engineers, designers, electricians, and business professionals.

  • Your Personal Growth : Build your career path by taking advantage of our industry leading training and leadership development programs.

  • Leverage Technology : Our virtual design and build programs that offer the latest in robotic total stations, 3D scanning, virtual and augmented reality and drone surveillance and assessment.

  • Uncompromised Safety : When we see others in our space averaging 2.7 safety rating and ours average .42, you know that we value you and your safety above all else.

We offer competitive, merit-based wages; career path development and flexible and a robust benefits package that boasts everything from paid training, tuition reimbursement and a top-notch wellness program.

We pride ourselves on a "Ground up Growth" mentality that puts you in the spotlight. Becoming a member of the FTI team means you've officially put yourself in the driver's seat of your career. Through our career development and continued education programs, you'll have options to position yourself for success.

FTI is a "Merit to the Core" organization, and we pride ourselves on our ability to reward and recognize top performers.

FTI enriches the lives of its employees through industry-leading total rewards. Our compensation, benefits, time off, and wellness programs are designed to reward individual results that create team success, improve financial security for our employees and their families, and encourage healthy lifestyles. As an eligible employee*, your programs include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Company-Paid Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Award-Winning Wellness Program and Incentives

  • 401(k) Retirement & 401(a) Profit Sharing Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Performance Incentives/Bonuses

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And so much more!

*Regular/Full-Time Employees are eligible for FTI benefit programs.

We stand strong in our values as we work to Create World-Class Opportunities to Succeed through:

  • Uncompromised focus on keeping people SAFE.

  • Building TRUST in everything we do.

  • REDEFINING what's possible.

  • Rewarding individual results that create TEAM SUCCESS.

If you're ready to learn more about growing your career with us, apply today!

FTI is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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