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Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Job location : Jacksonville, Alabama, USA
Created moment : 09/14/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04830

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Job Summary

Based at our manufacturing plant in Jacksonville, Alabama, the Continuous Improvement Coordinator will lead cross-functional teams to define and execute industrial / supply chain / continuous improvement programs to improve HTS Americas cost competitiveness and efficiency of processes, practices and organizations. 


  • Leads  I-Cube / Continuous Improvement program deployment across the Hub industrial and supply chain operations by supporting the 2 legs of I3- improving working conditions with MUST HAVES and generating margin improvement

  • Cultivates and promotes a strong continuous improvement culture across sites

  • Supports analysis of processes and practices to enable safety / efficiency / quality continuous improvement initiative generation, also with the support of Imerys Center of Excellence and other BA Center of Excellence

  • Generates detailed continuous improvement initiatives across the sites  to generate savings with the cooperation of “I3 champions” and plant managers.

  • Leads effective operational processes’ implementation

  • Provides technical support and expertise to on-site teams for I-Cube deployment and improvement projects

  • Monitors progress of continuous improvement projects and related savings, including process management improvement, process modification, energy optimization

  • Maintains and creates appropriate documentation for reports, project execution, and data analysis

  • Provides Mentorship to Operation Sites & Supply Chain team members to support continuous improvement deployment

  • Captures and communicates learning to enable best practice transfer within the Division

  • Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with  HTS VP Industrial team, Hub Director, Imerys Center of Excellence, Plant Managers

  • Performance Efficiency (Actual Output / Design Output)

  • Quality Rate (Defects & Rework / Total Work Performed)

  • Failure Rate (Failures / Total Operating Hours)

  • Operational Cost Improvement (Variable & Fixed)


  • Bachelors in Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience in Operations, Engineering, Continuous Improvement

  • Lean six sigma experience

  • Excellent ability to promote new ideas and implement new processes/tools to support profitable business development and customer satisfaction.

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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