DuPont Productivity Improvement Supervisor in Le Roy, Illinois

Productivity Improvement Supervisor (Job Number: PRO00008033)


DuPont Pioneer is seeking a process improvement influencer to fill our Productivity Improvement Supervisor role at Le Roy, Illinois. In this role, you will assist the management team and help guide the work teams with execution of business plans and goals using established business improvement methods. You will lead, coach , coordinate and supervise activities of the business improvement culture of the site. In this role, you will make meaningful change and have the opportunity to influence the strategy and activity of the location.

This position is located in LeRoy, Illinois, which is a clean, family friendly and safe community as is reflected in our production plant where you will join a close team of professionals that will welcome you like family. Centrally located between Champaign and Bloomington, you can enjoy the character of small town living with quick access to the cities’ amenities. DuPont Pioneer offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family! Come grow your career with DuPont Pioneer!

Thisposition will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • FacilitateMid-size - large business improvement projects

  • Leadteams in daily, weekly and monthly problem solving activities

  • Mentor/coach/developothers to lead small – Mid-size business improvement projects

  • Utilizedata analysis to identify and develop business improvement projects to driveproduction and overall equipment efficiency

  • Coordinatesproject improvement activities

  • Leadsand facilitates training sessions, conducts training and business assessments,and provides coaching to location management team and employees

  • Networkwith other Productivity Improvement Resources within the network

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer

DuPont is an E-Verify employer

Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


In order to bequalified for this role, the following is required:

  • Bachelor’s degree(equivalent years of experience will be considered)

  • 3 years of experience usingbusiness improvement tools such as LEAN and OEE data analysis

  • 1-3 years of productionoperations experience

  • Strong communication skills(written, interpersonal, verbal – including presentation skills)

  • Analytical skills

  • Influencing skills

  • Computer skills (efficientin Microsoft Office)

The following skillsets are preferred by the site:

  • Project Management/ProjectLeadership skills

  • Six Sigma Certification

  • Lean Practitioner

Primary Location: NA-United States-Illinois-Le Roy

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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