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Lean Manufacturing Process Engineers

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 02/03/2023 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6577

Job Description

Responsibilities include managing large-scale manufacturing transformations, increasing efficiencies & throughput:

- Manage large-scale manufacturing transformations
- Ideal candidates know their way around a factory/shop floor, not only the management of personnel
- Strong ops transformation experience
- Individuals who identify the issue, the levers employed to improve, the scale of the improvement and the time from start to significant realization
- Individuals able to identify and prioritize changes that impact the bottom line
- Leverage your deep expertise to identify inefficiencies in factory settings
- Design corrective actions to improve manufacturing throughput & efficiency
- Align support functions to remove roadblocks and support factory operations
- Design & deploy cutting edge digital tools in factory settings
- Work on factory floor to change culture and fundamental ways of working
- Set metrics and targets to measure operational performance to plan
- Design and facilitate trainings on lean manufacturing philosophy
- Develop team’s talent by providing direction and facilitating technical discussions
- Assist with BD through writing proposals, scoping projects
- Contribute to our thought leadership through written publications

Current knowledge in lean principles are critical:
- Practical experience working in a high-performing manufacturing environment
- Direct experience of running initiatives to improve factory performance (e.g., throughput increase, cost reduction, quality impvt., etc.)
- Knowledge in process redesign, utilizing Lean principles (5S, Kaizen events, Kan-ban, etc.); lean black-belt certification preferred
- Experience with mgmt. of decision processes at large organizations
- Experience planning and managing medium to large-sized projects
- Preferred industry for this role is Industrial Goods
- Willingness to travel around the globe to work with clients 


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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