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Lean Mgr Plant

Location: RICHLAND, MI, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing and Production
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 22, 2021
Job ID: 20782

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With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, 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 50 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.

Primary resource for supporting the Plant in its Lean Transformation through the implementation of the Parker Lean System (PLS). Delivers practical, hands-on training to associates in PLS methodology and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, manufacturing and support functions. Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis using the site’s Win Scorecard and site’s PLS Lean Journey Assessment. Trains and develops associates in PLS methodology and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, manufacturing and support functions.

Position reports to the Division Lean Manager. Ensures full PLS education and implementation in all functional areas at the plant or facility level to ensure consistency and sustainability. Provides leadership and direction to the Site Staff. Develops and manages the Lean team, where appropriate. Essential Functions: Guides all PLS initiatives at the facility. Works with Site leadership on Lean implementation using Parker Lean Systems as the principal tool. Ensures the development of a robust Lean Future State Strategy to be implemented at the site. Ensures adherence to PLS standards for the Site, Value Stream and Team Improvement Boards, enabling a PDCA culture and progression of the Lean Journey. Where appropriate, supports Plant Lean team members through required and special team meetings. Provides high level of technical and operational recommendations in meeting productivity, material control, product quality, and customer service goals. Ensures that the site organizational structure has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the Lean Transformation.Ensures on-going education of all employees at the site in PLS. Promotes a Continuous Learning environment. Communicates the status of all Lean efforts to the Division Lean Manager. Provides documentation of results and benefits achieved to the Division Staff as reported through Parker's Lean Journey Assessment and Win scorecard. Shares “best practice” methods and ideas with Division Lean Manager.

Four years of successful manufacturing experience with at least two years of direct Lean leadership. Four-year degree required. A demonstrated understanding of Lean principles such as Value Stream Mapping, Just-In-Time, Demand Flow,Single Piece Flow, Five S’s, Visual Management, Total Productive Maintenance, Continuous Improvement Process, Kaizen, SPC, Six Sigma and Communication Tools, Statistical Problem Solving and QS9000. Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean/Flow throughput world. Effective presentation skills to share the success and ideas of the Division.

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