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Lean Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Supports site lean initiatives; helps ensure that lean enterprise-driven activities support and further the strategic objectives of the business. Recommends, develops, and implements lean principles that enhance the effectiveness of the facility. Prioritizes improvement opportunities based upon tactical planning objectives such as Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Innovation and Growth driven from value stream maps. Develops others on Lean principles and tools for implementing creative solutions for system and process improvements including: Standard work, continuous flow, material flow, Value Stream Mapping, ergonomics, Kanban, TPM, SMED, 5S, lead time, inventory control, JIT, cycle time, etc. Plans and schedules administrative and operations related kaizen events. Manages all local lean functions; follows up on action items, and ensures success of OBS implementation. Assures open communications and involvement of employees who work in the lean process. Coordinates, facilitates and periodically updates progress during kaizen events. Develops and maintains a follow-up system on open Newspaper items from all kaizen events, assuring they are completed or planned into a future event. Uses Lean techniques to perform process reviews; aids in establishing standardized work procedures. Implements performance metrics for lean processes in the support of the overall business strategies and goals. Reports on scheduled kaizen activities, number of events and results achieved. Tracks and validates all savings attributed to lean initiatives. Implements and promotes flow in manufacturing and administrative processes to eliminate waste. Participates in Lean Daily Management (LDM) meetings, develops countermeasures, and assists with recovery plans when targets are missed. Supports new process and product development and implementation. Other duties assigned by management. Performs all duties per safety and environmental requirements. Education and/or Experience: Requires 3 to 5 years of related experience Intermediate knowledge of lean fundamentals desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Analytical, creative and technical skills are critical. Must be self-motivated and possess excellent multi-tasking abilities. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. Must be able to positively motivate employees to drive change. Must have great computer skills, be organized, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple projects. Successful candidate will promote teamwork and collaboration, engage others and drive for results. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Jobleads, Bridgeport , Lean Engineer, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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