Lean Engineer

  • 51289
  • 13 Mar 2019
  • Dayton, TN
  • Supply Chain
  • $60,000 - $80,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

Lean Engineer

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