Drive measurable improvements in lead-time, customer delivery, productivity, inventory and product flow.
Develop value stream maps for the Organization and eliminate process waste through implementation of Lean techniques
Guide plant teams in developing and executing Lean plans to monitor and increase overall productivity managing multiple value streams, serving as a recognized expert and resource leader for focus areas, process rigor, and delivering significant simplification results
Establish and drive a Gemba walk methodology that drives cross functional focus on the production line and quickly solves impediments to flow.
Assist in Lean plan execution by leading Action Work Outs (AWOs) developing simple solutions to the elimination of "constrains", developing pull systems where flow is not possible, training personnel, and other activities to achieve world-class process flow
Prepare Lean review presentations and pitch to business leaders on Lean business reviews.
Prepare operational budgets to fund Lean annual activities and estimate productivity gains.
Coach, train and mentor site leadership on the fundamentals and principals of Lean Manufacturing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred or similar)
Formal Lean Training/certification
10+ years Hands-on experience in Lean deployment and driving changes in production shop floor through strategic projects.
5+ yrs of experience as a Lean Ldr for a Plant with a record of implementing significant change, in Lead Time and improving inventory turns Yr over Yr
5-10 Yrs Mfg Experience (roles such as Manufacturing engineering, production supervisor, Industrial engineer)
Demonstrated Leadership experience
Strong Influencing skills
Six Sigma Green / Black belt certification or equivalent quality certification
Ability to develop and motivate a high-involvement team through commitment to meeting customer and organization demands.
Strong oral and written communication skills Italian and English
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
Demonstrated commitment for process improvement
Relocation Assistance Provided: No