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Senior Lean Champion in Warsaw, IN at Tecomet

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Partner with the Management Team in creating a lean culture at Tecomet.  To promote and drive a culture that reduces waste and lead time, thereby reducing costs and increasing throughput through the use of Lean/Six Sigma  principles. This is accomplished by utilizing this company’s standards of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Customer Innovation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for facilitating Tecomet’s Lean/Six Sigma initiatives and strategies.
  • Provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean/Six Sigma methodology and tools.
  • Support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean strategy and metrics.
  • Responsible for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, schedule, and cost.
  • Provide on-going Lean/Kaizen orientation training for new employees.
  • Prioritize, schedule, and coordinate Kaizen events.
  • Assist all areas with Kaizen audits; provide written reports.
  • Keep management updated on all Kaizen progress.
  • Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ten+ years leading Lean/Six Sigma transformations in Manufacturing
  • Lean certifications and/or Green Belt/Black Belt beneficial
  • Possess strong communication and training skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated.
  • Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel spreadsheets.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Progressive, flexible and team oriented.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or fifth year college or university program certificate and/or a minimum of three to five years of Lean experience combined with extensive manufacturing experience.
  • Tecomet is an EOE Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled.