LEAN Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/13/2020 3:56 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2442
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Company : Name
LCI - 01 Corporate Office
Location : Address
3501 CR 6 East
Job Location
US-IN-Elkhart

Overview

The Lean Site Manager leads improvement projects related to process and continuous improvement in the areas of quality, operations, productivity, and cost using Lean methodologies and tools.

 

Essential Functions

  1. Within area of responsibility analyze current work practices to identify areas for improvement and educate as to how to improve the business and manufacturing processes
  2. Perform work place audits and streamlining processes within areas of responsibility
  3. Able to complete process mapping, value stream mapping, identifying inefficiencies in productivity, with a particular focus on layouts and sequencing
  4. Demonstrate performance excellence behaviors within the business and champion performance excellence initiatives
  5. Support the business in establishing "best practice" manufacturing techniques
  6. Able to implement standard work, visual factory and error proofing procedures (poka-yoke, etc.)
  7. Able to perform risk assessments, root cause analysis and resolve problems
  8. Monitor the completion of all projects and track financial savings and spending for team/projects
  9. Consistently promotes high standards
  10. Ensures a safe manufacturing environment and adheres to safety practices per policy.
  11. Applies knowledge of project management, Lean and performance improvement methodologies
  12. Facilitates improvements in operating performance through fundamental rethinking and redesign of core processes utilizing Lean methodologies and recommends changes or improvements based on time and motion study results
  13. Works with staff to develop the use of Lean methodologies and tools to create a Lean culture throughout Lippert Component INC
  14. Create a working environment that promotes positive employee attitudes, effective communications, trust, collaboration, creativity and optimal productivity
  15. Act as role model, verbally and behaviorally demonstrating skill, enthusiasm, positive problem solving, commitment and loyalty to the organization

Competencies

  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Ethical Conduct.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Results Driven.
  5. Detail oriented
  6. Excellent communication skills
  7. Strong computer software sills

Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Environmental Factors

Employees in this position may be exposed to the following:

  1. Heat
  2. Cold
  3. Wet Work- Hands/Feet
  4. Use of Electrical Equipment
  5. Use Sharp Utensils

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements

Equipment Provided by LCI includes (if needed):

  1. Safety Glasses
  2. Ear Plugs

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; weekend and overnight work can be also necessary.

Travel

Local travel is expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Must be able to demonstrate Lean Manufacturing knowledge and skills
  2. Must be able to manage and interact effectively with diverse groups
  3. Must have excellent customer service skills
  4. Must have proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  5. Good communication skills; read, speaks and writes English fluently
  6. Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred
  7. Must possess an understanding of efficient manufacturing processes
  8. Problem-solving skills, Leading Team skills, and Analytical skills
  9. Understanding of cost and financial impacts
  10. Proven Kaizen and Line Balance track record
  11. Relentless at waste elimination
  12. Master facilitator, great communicator, earns respect from co-workers instantly
  13. Has insane passion to coach others in continuous improvement / lean training and
  14. Deep understanding of Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Industrial Engineering
  15. College degree required; Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, or other related field experience preferred
  16. Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt certification in related field with extensive proven hands on experience is preferred but not needed

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.

 

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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