Continuous Improvement Lead | $33/hr

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

People & HR
Williamsburg, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

As a Continuous Improvement Lead, you will assist in promoting and executing the Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) program and Total Performance Management (TPM) methodology. You will work cross-functionally with various teams within the factory to optimize productivity and prioritize safety by implementing training, coordinating, and coaching of continuous improvement initiatives. You will lead by example and step in to provide support and coaching in the manufacturing process. In this role, you will analyze processes and data, identify opportunities for improvement and share your recommendations.

This position will require travel up to 50% for training purposes to other Nestle Purina operating facilities until the Williamsburg Township facility reaches operation and/or you are fully qualified in your role. The travel will significantly reduce once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.

  • Provide Manufacturing Excellence and Total Performance Management coaching to production and maintenance departments
  • Coach and teach to connect losses with standards and routines through data analysis and tracking trends
  • Own and implement plans and resources for production and maintenance team members that enable them identify and eliminate losses, transform their workplace, and achieve sustainable results
  • Understand top losses and areas for growth (safety, quality, performance, and people)
  • Support and lead Continuous Improvement Group team meetings regularly, providing supporting data to understand losses and corrective actions to take
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years’ experience working in a fast-paced, performance-measured role with a focus on problem solving and/or continuous improvement techniques within a production, manufacturing, industrial or related environment


  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% for training purposes until factory operational startup and/or you are fully qualified in your role. There will be little to no travel required once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.


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