Manager OPEX

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Imlay City, MI, US, 48444

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 1163

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.


Primary Functions:
Hands on manager responsible for leading the focused continuous improvement priorities for the facility, to include the facilitation of the Goal Deployment Process and all associated metrics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate improvement events based on each annual Target To Improve (TTI) process
  • Mentor, coach, and train employees on REV Operational Excellence standards, tools, and metrics
  • Deliver hard savings improvements through process improvement activities
  • Develop relationships across the business that help create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Actively participate in activities that will ensure sustainability of improvement initiatives
  • Other management duties as assigned


  • BA/BS degree with emphasis in a manufacturing discipline/technical field desired
  • Minimum of seven years progressive experience with quality and lean management in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated leadership experience including profit and loss responsibilities
  • Solid manufacturing foundation with specific lean tools (5S, facilitation of Kaizen events, Value Stream Mapping, etc.)
  • Solid background in project management and training
  • Six Sigma and Lean certifications preferred.


Champion Bus, Inc., was founded in 1953 and located on 73 acres just outside Imlay City, Michigan. Champion is one of the pioneers of the mid-size commercial bus industry and began producing these buses in 1981. In 2012, Champion Bus acquired Federal Coach, and began producing a luxury line of buses. In October 2013, Champion was acquired by and joined the REV Group family.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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