3rd Shift Lean Process Manager

Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #1053
Friday, March 19, 2021
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

KI, a world class supplier of innovative and award-winning furniture solutions for business, educational, and healthcare environments, is seeking a Lean Process Manager to join our Green Bay manufacturing facility on our 3rd shift. 3rd Shift runs 10pm - 6am (Sunday night - Friday Morning)
The Lean Process Manager supervises manufacturing activities of technicians as well as maintains product responsibilities for on-time delivery, maintaining minimum lead times, maintaining schedules, and meeting high quality standards, while maintaining the goals and objectives of KI.


·Monitoring day to day activities of technicians, balancing labor and schedules for their departments.

·Communicate with other Process Managers and Managers on a daily basis

·Maintain open channel of communication with production technicians (direct reports)

·Manage processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, and work procedures.

·Communicate with customer service on any quality or field repair issues

·Conduct meetings with employees to keep them informed of team goals, policies, plans and changes.

·Coach and appraise employees against goals and discipline employees when necessary.

·Training new employees in KI philosophies and methods.

·Day to day inventory control/reconciliation, annual cycle counting duties, communicating and training technicians on maintaining correct inventory in the department.


·Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or business is preferred

·Two years of supervisory experience

·Preferred Lean Manufacturing experience

Value Added Skills:

·Ability to work flexible hours, extra hours and weekends

·Excellent communication

·Ability to be analytical, take risks and make decisions

·Ability to interact and give feedback in a productive and constructive manner

·Have a positive attitude

·Ability to work with other people KI offers a welcoming work culture with competitive benefits for

eligible employees.

Benefits include:

·100% Employee ownership

·Competitive health, dental, & vision insurance

·A 401(k) Plan with company match

·Paid vacation and holidays

·Wellness resources, including an on-site fitness center and a fitness reimbursement program

·An educational reimbursement program

·Company paid life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and EAP.

·Sick pay

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America