Job Description SummaryReports directly to the Value Stream Manager. Leads value stream Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives through Lean manufacturing disciplines. With the support and guidance of the Value Stream Manager, develops and implements a strategic plan for continuous improvement of the value stream. Supports Lean Manufacturing skills development of the value stream team by educating associates, and engaging them in value stream improvement projects. Leads the integration of the value stream continuous improvement plan with plant level goals and objectives. # Job Description The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: + Coordinates with Value Stream Manager to develop CI budgeted cost reductions. + Responsible for ensuring CI Cost of Goods Manufactured Goal is achieved. + Leads the strategic planning activity around value stream continuous improvement as well as developing and executing the implementation plan for that strategy. + Works directly with functional managers or designees to identify value stream CI opportunities. + Responsible for ensuring value stream team members receive the necessary education and training in the use of Lean and Six Sigma tools aimed at the achievement of CI objectives + Coordinates and facilitates CI blitzes and projects. + Coordinates with Accounting to ensure that value stream CI improvements are tracked, monitored, and trended for an appropriate time period to determine performance to expectations. + Ensures ongoing progress and adequate resources are in place to achieve goals. # Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Broken Bow # Additional Locations # Work Shift Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.