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Southwire Value Stream Manager in Carrollton, Georgia

Value Stream Manager

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Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

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Southwire Job Description

Job Title: Value Stream Manager- Compounding

Location: Carrollton, Georgia


The Value Stream Manager is a leadership role that will be primarily focused on ensuring a safe work environment for all team members, while maintaining continuous operational execution and delivery of quality products on-time to customers within established cost targets. The Value Stream Manager will focus on eliminating waste developed in the value stream process, identifying business growth opportunities, understand the importance of customer value created by the company, maximize capacity to grow sales and driving lean continuous improvement. Strategically focused and leading/driving team members in Kaizen events, problem solving activities, owning the value stream.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Safety Management:

Manage all value stream related KPIs (SQDCI)

Drive Southwire Culture of Zero by demonstrating Safe and Quality conscious work habits.

Co-leads recordable or significant case investigations including root-cause and corrective actions.

Responsible to ensure of executing findings of accident investigations and safety alerts within their value stream.

Ensure policies and processes are deployed uniformly throughout the value stream.

Human Capital:

Provide leadership, guidance and direction to Supervisors, Planners and Leads.

Drives team member engagement within value stream

Develop a highly motivated and committed workforce with emphasis on the development of skills needed to accomplish safety, quality, on-time delivery, and product cost goals.

Perform regular training needs assessments to identify needed training for all team members.

Determine manpower needs and staffing levels to achieve budget.

Operational Excellence

Actively leads the Southwire DHP process and be capable of sharing information related to value stream as needed.

Lead productivity improvement teams and projects to eliminate losses and improve manufacturing operations.

Lead problem solving events and follow-up with corrective actions for completion.

Create a standard for value stream process and ensure entire team are properly trained, resourced, supplied, and managed to attain the objectives.

Highlight and action critical issues in value stream to Site Leadership.

Execute lean tools and procedures within value stream to minimize process variation.

Ensuring that a current state value stream map is created of the end-to-end value stream(s).

Preparing a future state map that uses lean techniques to eliminate waste and improve process value in the short to mid-term.

Coordinates with other managers and guarantees workflow with other departments.

Must be flexible and willing to accept responsibilities that are outside the traditional scope.

Any other activities as directed by the Plant Leadership.

Ability to work flexible hours and shifts

Southwire Job Description Part 2

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably engineering or business degree

Minimum of 5 years in manufacturing or distribution operations with a least 2 years in a leadership/management role

Professional Certification: Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred

Statistical and analytical problem solving; database management skills

Ability to demonstrate quantitative, visual, mechanical and spatial skills related to manufacturing knowledge and technical skill in addition to logical reasoning.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with SAP, Advaris is a plus.

Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities along with outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills required.

Must have clear understanding of OPS, the DHP principles and applications.

Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization and positively influence strategies and outcomes.

Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to heat/cold conditions and levels of noise, and potential exposure to various industrial liquids, oils, gases, etc.


Attracts Top Talent

Drives Results


Decision Quality

Financial Acumen

Communicates Effectively

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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