• LEAN Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/20/2018 2:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1478
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Company : Name
    LCI Plant 50 - Interiors
    Location : Address
    2602 College Ave.
    Job Location
    US-IN-Goshen
  • Overview

    Classification
    Non-Exempt

    Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range
    Hourly/Salary

    Reports to
    Lean Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION


    Summary/Objective

     

    The Lean Coordinator will provide support for and guide development of Lean (continuous improvement) projects in plant operations area, promoting understanding and applications of Lean principles. Works with management as well as line plant staff in manufacturing, maintenance and QA.

     

    Essential Functions
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Utilize Lean, and other continuous improvement methodologies.
    • Develops, executes, and maintains Lean skills with leadership team to promote training and activities to others and support improvement.
    • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders in the working community.
    • Coordinates efforts with operations and other departments in identifying different improvement opportunities.
    • Develops, implements, and leads plant-wide team efforts in establishing and/or improving key performance indicators like manufacturing OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), product quality, waste reduction, process performance, supply chain efficiency, energy conservation, safety, and operating costs.
    • Reports to operations and other departments on post-activity results on project reports and conducts strategic planning meetings.
    • Prepare and report Lean activity updates for management and keep teams apprised of Lean initiatives.
    • Performs analysis and develops value stream mapping and problem solving to establish and validate standards of the plant in order to troubleshoot and track work flows.
    • Working closely with operators on the plant floor and assessing production situations as they arise.
    • Photo taking of different plant areas in order to implement a more successful manufacturing setting.
    • Use Lean processes to execute waste management techniques
    • Document procedures to ensure adoption of best practices between departments.
    • Design and balance work cell flow using Lean principles and methods to increase productivity and reduce waste.
    • Other responsibilities and duties as they arise in support of the company.

     

    Competencies

    • Communication Proficiency
    • Organizational Skills.
    • Initiative.
    • Thoroughness.
    • Time Management.
    • Process Improvement.
    • Decision Making.

    Supervisory Responsibility

    None for this position

     

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time salary position, and hours of work and days are decided by production and your reporting General Manager.

     

    Travel

    Travel would be minimal and would be primarily local during the business day.

     

    Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or
    • 1 or more years of experience in Lean Manufacturing role
    • Proven ability to create and deliver effective group presentation and training
    • Bilingual in English & Spanish (Writing & Speaking)
    • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

     

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Ability to promote and execute Six Sigma methodologies
    • SAP Power User
    • Experience in Supply Chain
    • Able to work in office and perform in corporation/business unit environments 50% of the work day.
    • Able to be assisting on the production floor 50% of the work day.
    • Ability to speak in front of and facilitate large groups effectively.
    • Upbeat personality and ability to express enthusiasm.
    • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

     

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    None.

     

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    Must be able to pass EVerify.

     

    AAP/EEO Statement
    LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

     

    Other Duties
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    Signatures
    This job description has been approved by all levels of management:

    Manager____________________________________________________

    HR_________________________________________________________

    Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

    Employee__________________________________ Date_____________

    Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

    LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

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