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Management


Senior Lead Transformation Leader  ,   Posted: 10/11/2022
Job Description

Job ID#:

18

Job Category:

Management


This position must have extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing, establishing lean programs and be a Lean Champion / Lean Sensei.

Locations:  Reading, PA; Latrobe, PA and Athens/Tanner, AL
 
Primary Duties
  1. Drive performance results and sustainment of gains through key Gemba and DMM tools.
  2. Provide leadership in the development and hands on practical application of Lean Enterprise tools and education.
  3. Act as lead for training and coaching of team members, ensuring standardization and compliance to methods and workshops or projects.  Introduces and supports the use of new tools in assigned areas.
  4. Drive a culture of problem solving and be able to train and facilitate solving of simple and complex problems.  Train all levels of the organization in Lean methodology.
  5. Act as a change agent leading continuous process improvement in manufacturing and transactional areas.
  6. Serve as technical content Lean Expert, provide coaching/advice to peers and direct reports, facilitate teams to achieve continuous improvement goals, train others in use of quality and continuous improvement tools and techniques.
  7. Provide leadership by challenging conventional thinking, establishing and monitoring metrics and measurements, and build a workforce that applies and utilizes Lean tools and techniques.
  8. Evaluate and recommend projects/programs providing opportunities for improvements in key measurement areas (Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost), to achieve expected results, and manage multiple projects with dynamic shifting priorities and targets.
  9. Ability to travel over 25% of the time to other locations within a specified region
  10. Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.


 
Job Requirements

 

Required for the Senior Lean Transformation Leader
  1. BA/BS degree in Engineering related field required; advanced degree preferred. Minimum of 12 years in a manufacturing environment: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience managing staff.
  3. Experience/Certification with Toyota Production Systems preferred
  4. Extensive experience in an industrial manufacturing environment preferred.

Preferred for the Senior Lean Transformation Leader
  1. Strong communication, leadership, and interactive skills that that can work effectively across multiple cross functional boundaries and have the ability to be involved with continuous improvement problem solving tasks.
  2. Successful candidate will have prior knowledge in a manufacturing/industrial setting with a strong focus in Lean Manufacturing operations.
  3. Strong knowledge of quality tool kit including process management and Six Sigma required. 
  4. Extensive job-related experience with LEAN manufacturing tools and methods.
  5. Proven ability to drive continuous improvement with identifying and eliminating waste.
  6. Proven ability to empower others to use their expertise to improve everyday business.
  7. Strong communication, leadership and interactive skills that that can work effectively across multiple cross functional boundaries and have the ability to be involved with continuous improvement problem solving tasks.
  8. Open and candid communication style with a willingness to strongly challenge decision making processes prior to action. 
  9. Self-Starter who can creatively drive continuous improvement on their own initiative.
  10. Strong analytical, mathematical, computer and basic business skills.  Able to bring clarity and optimal solutions from abstract information




 

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