Continuous Improvement Lead


Working with this client is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a Company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. They offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience, the Company provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. They have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


  • Provides day to day oversight for the overall continuous Improvement portfolio across plants

  • Provide day to day oversight and direction to conduct organization readiness assessments, value realization, opportunity prioritization, resource evaluation and execute on CI strategies that align with business strategies across multiple plants

  • Lead and direct CI work stream within the deployment to ensure a successful outcome for the overall deployment

  • Annual CI Value Re-discovery Event

  • 5S, Operator Care

  • CI project execution cadence management

  • Stable Ops Deployment

  • Manage and maintain the healthy CI project portfolio

  • Facilitate bi-weekly site/function CI project execution meeting

  • Manage risk, issues and remove barriers to ensure completion of milestones on task and annual CI budget (Productivity Target)

  • Lead and close at least 2 high impact continuous improvement projects annually

  • Contribute subject matter expertise by coaching members of project teams and/or site teams responsible for deployment

  • Develop and manage work plans, status reports, issue logs and other PMO requirements

  • Maintain CI deployment scorecards and dashboards to ensure identified improvements for Tropical Crush plants are successfully implemented and that the promised benefit and value are being captured, provide monthly/quarterly/annually results to management and leadership

  • Building capability within the deployment team and the organization;

  • Provide Kaizen Leader Training, SSDM (Statistically Supported Decision Making), other CI tools training as required.

  • Drive continuous improvement culture change for plants/sites, lead and coordinate

  • Continuous Improvement Best Practice Sharing (Project,5S,Operator Care, 5Y etc)

  • Monthly Continuous Improvement Newsletter

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required

  • 60% traveling to Indonesia


  • BA/BS or Equivalent in Engineering

  • 5+ years work experience, Familiar with manufacturing environment is an advantage

  • Have been trained with continuous improvement methodology, Certified Black Belt;

  • 1+years direct experience to LEAD continuous improvement program for specific manufacturing or O&G or mining environment

  • Experience in applying core lean and six sigma tools in manufacturing environment

  • Have closed at least one BB level continuous improvement project

  • Must be able to speak Indonesian or Malay language fluently

  • Certified BB, grasp BB Level problem solving skills

  • Ability to facilitate small and mid-size team

  • Capability in below lean and six sigma tools:

  • 5S, 5Y, 7 Wastes, VSM, SMED, Mistake Proofing, Visual Management, Pull and Push; DMAIC, Basic Statistics, Hypothesis Test and Tools

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