Lean Specialist
Job Opportunity at KB Search Team, LLC

Posted on Jul 12

http://www.kbsearchteam.com    +1 (260) 489-3350

Location: Columbia City, IN
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159926

Do you want to make a difference within an organization?  Do you want to be a part of a growing, thriving plant?  Due to growth, our client is creating a new position - LEAN SPECIALIST
Working under the direction of the Director of Quality, this position will drive the Lean Manufacturing efforts in a manufacturing environment.  This position will be responsible for coordinating and implementing processes that drive improvements in the value stream.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads and designs Lean Manufacturing goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the organization.
  • Manages all activities for continuous improvement and performance enhancement. Employs Lean methodologies and tools in order to accomplish business objectives.
  • Provide site leadership and project management for the implementation of continuous improvement programs utilizing Kaizen, Problem-Solving, Standard Work, Transactional Process Improvement, Value Stream Mapping, 5S and Visual Factory techniques.
  • Facilitate the development of Kaizen/projects road map which supports strategic priorities.
  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional teams in continuous improvement events in support of safety, quality, delivery, cost.
  • Maintain project/process documentation including tracking of results.
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
 Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Technologies or related field;
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • 1 to 3 years’ supervision experience preferred
  • Analytical skills, multi-tasking
  • Lead teams
  • Problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work out on the floor in the pulse of action
Excellent company culture and benefits.
Looking for a local, commutable candidate.  No Visa sponsorship.
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