472 N. McLean Blvd., 2nd Floor Elgin, IL 60123-3274
Required Skills and Qualifications:
BS - Engineering or Operations Management, or equivalent experience, is required.
Strong change management skills and demonstrated experience changing a culture to a Lean environment.
Experience successfully leading and directing employees who are not direct reports.
Experience in being a change agent leading complex transformational activities.
Significant experience in implementation of complex Lean principals including JIT and high efficiency material delivery.
Personal experience in leading more than 5 Kaizen events.
Success in designing, implementing, communicating, and meeting policy deployment goals, including improving through-put, shortening cycle time, improving inventory turns and reducing supply chain costs.
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
At least one (1) successful transformational experiences where Lean was used as part of the catalyst and foundation for the change
Demonstrated impact that translated to clear, bottom line performance results with step-function change
Formal Lean training from an "academy" organization - either from consulting training (i.e. Shingijutsu, TBM) or via organizations with deep, well-established lean operating systems (Toyota, Danaher, Volkswagen, etc)
Expertise in high volume, discreet manufacturing
Private equity lean transformation experience