Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Quality Leader-Lean, Continuous Improvement

Location: INDIANAPOLIS, IN, United States
Job Family : Quality
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jan 13, 2021
Job ID: 19773

Job Description
Save Job Job Saved

Incumbent will perform continuous improvement projects utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools. They will provide leadership and facilitation on cross-functional teams focused on solving a variety of high impact problems. Continuous improvement projects will be designed to improve quality, reduce costs and establish appropriate process metrics and process controls at all company operation levels across Parker LORD facilities.

  • Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in process capability, produce designs and business processes to reduce defects and attain world class levels of quality
  • Ownership of process improvement projects.
  • Establish project strategy and create project plans.
  • Proficient use of Lean and Six Sigma methodology & tools.
  • Employ problem solving/statistical techniques.
  • Identify and remove barriers that slow or prevent the success of business goals.
  • Empower team atmosphere of new ideas & innovation for continuous process improvements.
  • Effective use of benchmarking of world-class business and manufacturing processes.
  • Utilization and sharing of Best Practices and Lessons Learned.
  • Promote an atmosphere of internal and external Customer Focus.
  • Foster a culture of Continuous Improvement through coaching and mentoring.
  • Strive to enable organization to become more self-sufficient and sustaining in process improvement endeavors.
  • Collaborate on the yearly creation of the Lean road map and vision
  • Train and teach team members on lean tools including 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Takt Time, 7 Types of Waste, Standard Work, Visual Management, Flow, and Pull.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5-8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 2 years’ demonstrated experience working on process improvement related projects
  • Knowledge and training in Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools. GB or BB certification required
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Track record of data driven results
  • Proficiency in the application of statistical analysis tools
  • Proven ability to facilitate & lead teams in multi-functional environments
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written across all levels of the organization
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and facilitating teams in a robust Lean Manufacturing Environment
  • Advanced degree in technical field or related discipline
  • MBA
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

    Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

    Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and

    Drug-Free Workplace In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.
  • Save Job Job Saved