CNH Industrial

Continuous Improvement Site Leader

Location US-NE-Grand Island
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company dedicated to advancing the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. Driven by our shared purpose of Breaking New Ground, we are passionate about bringing Innovation, Sustainability, and Productivity to all that we do. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 40,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world through our core brands: Case IH, STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction.

CNH at a glance:

  • $23.6B Revenue *2022 Consolidated
  • 160 total facilities / 43 Manufacturing Facilities / 40 R&D Centers
  • 3,000+ Dealerships in 170+ Countries
  • 40,000+ Full Time Employees

We are actively seeking an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join our leadership team in Grand Island, NE.


In support of the development of the CNH Business System, the Site CBS Leader will…

  • Support the Site Leadership Team in implementing and continually improving the CNH Business System (CBS) including:
    • Implementation of an effect Daily Management System which includes:
      • Point of Impact Daily Management (KPIs, daily review and cadence of root cause problem solving)
      • Site “Compass Room” where we drive a cadence of daily and weekly systemic improvement by:
        • Monitoring Site KPIs and initiating Root Cause Problem Solving when targets are not being met
        • Identify 2-3 Breakthrough KPIs where we drive focused systematic improvement via Breakthrough Labs
        • Utilize Value Stream Mapping, and Root Cause Problem Solving to identify Projects, Kaizens (high impact 1 week improvement workshops), and “Just Do It” tasks that will impact these KPIs and achieve targets
        • Monitor Projects, Kaizens and Tasks to ensure timely execution and effectiveness (KPI Results)
      • Monthly Operating Review to monitor Focus 5 KPI performance and drive effective Root Cause Problem Solving when targets are not met
      • Development of the CNH Cultural Beliefs
        • Customers First – “I create customer success by delivering the best customer experiences.”
        • Grow Together – “I seek feedback to provide trust, inclusivity and development.
        • One Team – “I collaborate across and beyond the organization to achieve key results”
        • Make it Simple – “I simplify to drive speed, accountability and innovation.”
        • Be the Best – “I continuously pursue excellence to deliver on the Focus 5”
      • Utilization of Kaizen (1 week high impact process improvement workshops)
        • Value Stream Mapping – including monetization
        • Standard Work Kaizen – including Std WIP, Std Work Combination, 1 piece flow, Karakuri Development (material and tool presentation) and 5S
        • Variation Reduction Kaizen – Root Cause Problem Solving
        • Transactional Process Improvement Kaizen (Variation Reduction / Standard Work)
        • Rapid Change Over (SMED) Kaizen
        • Material Pull Systems / Kanban / Heijunka Kaizen
        • Total Productive Maintenance (Preventive, Autonomous)
        • 3P (Process, Product, Layout, Structure) Design Kaizen
      • Support the development of core technical and leadership skills of Site needed to drive the CNH Business System
      • Drive improved levels of employee engagement through 1)Kaizen Participation, 2)Focused Problem Solving as part of the Daily Management process

The annual salary for this role is $133,500-$195,800 plus any applicable bonus (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)


The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree is required; Engineering or Business majors preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in industrial manufacturing business leading/implementing Lean/CI tools.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven track record of delivering results in a high-performance continuous improvement environment ideally including:
    • Complex multi-product and market business with strong preference for high priced capital equipment sold through retail distribution.
    • Experience using Lean/CI tools in both manufacturing and business process environment to deliver results
    • Factories building complex vehicles in a highly mixed model Assembly Line style with complex supply chain and logistics requirements
  • Experience teaching, coaching and facilitating teams utilizing the core Lean Toolsets in a Rapid Improvement Workshop (1 week) style - Toyota Production System / Shingijutsu / Danaher. 
  • Experience driving increased customer focus, understanding and value creation across a very internally focused organization
  • High energy, effective communicator capable of leading across functional lines and without direct reporting authority.
  • Results focus and orientation. Understands and balances driving process change for sustainability while delivering on financial and operational results.
  • Innovative thinker, but even more importantly, able to help other leaders and teams get “outside the box” and drive “breakthrough thinking”.
  • Has the technical capability to understand and help solve complex problems.

Company Benefits

CNH Industrial offers a wide variety of benefits that not only encourages wellness and preventive care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.  Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives.  Additional benefits include paid parental leave, flexible work policies, opportunities for self-development and paid leave for specific activities. Click here for more information!


US applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here. CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


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Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.


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