Continuous Improvement Manager (3200)

Engineering North Mankato, Minnesota


Position at Corporate Graphics Commercial

Corporate Graphics Commercial is seeking a Continuous Improvement Manger/Specialist for our North Mankato, MN location. The CI Specialist is responsible to identify and improve the outcomes of manufacturing and operational processes to improve efficiency, reduce cost and increase customer satisfaction

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/ workshops to drive cultural change.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing/ business and assembly issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design and create process documentation.
  • Carry out advanced data collection and analysis for process mapping, develop budgets and cost analysis to determine project feasibility.
  • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent.
  • Lead assigned projects and identify self-initiated projects based on opportunities discovered during audits.


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and ERP applications.
  • Ability to read Schematics.
  • Training in CAD preferred.

  Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Training in Lean manufacturing principles and Kaizen facilitation.
  • Strong leadership skills, experience working in a unionized environment, ability to learn and apply new concepts and overcome obstacles with change.
  • Previous exposure to a high volume job shop environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence others in a fast paced environment, ability to work shifts as required.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University.

How to apply

This position is located at our office in North Mankato, Minnesota.   If you meet the above requirements, please click on the apply button.  You will then be asked to attach your resume, which will be provided to our hiring team for review.  EOE Only candidates who most closely match the requirements will be contacted.

About Our Company

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay

Company History and Values

The history of Corporate Graphics Commercial dates back to 1989 when we began operations in our current location. Through the succeeding years, CGC has grown to become one of the region's premier commercial printers by offering creative, high-quality solutions for a wide variety of clients.

The growth of CGC can be directly attributed to our "customer-focused" approach and the support of our parent company, Taylor Corporation. We have assembled a well-rounded team of seasoned professionals who can quickly and effectively respond to any situation or problem. The efforts of our employees are enhanced by the latest technology and equipment.

Every person on our staff is committed to providing good customer service and to producing high-quality products and services.