Scrap Attack Coordinator

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Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a self-motivated and passionate Scrap Attack Coordinator to join our group.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Coordinate all scrap reduction - related activities in PLT and CVT plants for Mount Vernon.  Act as liaison for corresponding central function and ensure alignment with worldwide strategy for scrap attack. Initiate and drive mid-term and long-term actions to reduce scrap, incl. but not limited to investment requirements. Strong focus in development of production-process stability in plant.

▪Define and drive a challenging-but-manageable FC of Scrap performance for PLT and CVT.
▪ Define strategies and roadmap to ensure achievement of FC for Scrap levels for PLT and CVT. 
▪ Align roadmap with all industrial departments and related financials with Controlling department on a regular basis.
▪ For acute (=local peaks) scrap issues, define the “pragmatic focus of the day” together with the rest of industrial departments and an action plan for process techs to execute in order to mitigate scrap growth.

▪Define "priority" chronic items that need a mid-term and long term action to reduce scrap. Strongly consider available resources in order to guarantee effectivity. Differentiate this from scrap items that need to be handled on a day-to-day basis.
▪Set up and monitor SPAs with structured problem approach per industrial department; with agreed timeline. Escalate in case of resource-allocation requirements.
▪ Update priorities of top scraps for PLT and CVT within every defined intervals, eg: 6 months.

▪ Ensure regular follow up with all relevant management levels and measure the effectivity of scrap attack related actions.
▪ Prepare scrap attack related data according to POR requirements. 
▪ Standardize reports per BT level together with plant´s data-analyst, for effective management and transparency of scrap information.

▪ Ensure compliance with all EHS policies & procedures
▪ Ensure good housekeeping practices
▪ Support 5S programs.

▪ Support the definition and implementation of how to manage ongoing (running production) or upcoming "critical" production to proactively control scrap. 


* Immediate Benefits

* Paid Time Off

* Tuition & Employee Discounts

* Annual Bonus

* Employer 401(k) Match

* And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader

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Profil kandidáta

Basic Qualifications:

Associates degree in related field or High School Diploma/GED with 2 years manufacturing experience and 1 year Project/Process expereince in relevant production area.

Functional Leadership experience

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Continental is not able to offer visa support

Preferred Qualifications:

Group leadersip experience preferred. 

Intercultural / International Experience:  Good english skills. Communication skills with people of other cultures(Worldwide network)

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Čo ponúkame

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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O nás

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility. 

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