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Operational Excellence Lead

Location : Union NJ US 07083
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 20430-JF1
Compensation : 80000.00 - 90000.00 USD/YEAR
Start Date : 02/01/2021
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : BS Engineering or Business Management
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Defense - Aerospace

Job Description :

  • Permanent position for an Operational Excellence Lead to support goals on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost through the use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies.

  • Assist facilitating continuous improvement events through the use of OpEx tools rooted in TPS principals.

  • Drive a metrics based, data driven culture with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Monitor and analyze metrics to identify trends or opportunities where cost savings, cost avoidance and quality improvements can be realized.

  • Effectively deploy Lean and Continuous Improvement methods into the organization.

  • Partner with Manufacturing and Quality to reduce scrap and rework through Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives.

  • Facilitate company-wide Kaizen activities to produce tangible cost savings.

  • Provide timely and accurate project status to all organizational levels.

  • Develop and maintain process maps for project and process improvements efforts.

  • Assist key suppliers with the adoption of Lean Methodologies.

  • Interface with customers to adopt best practices where possible.

  • Implement and embrace a visual workplace to include metrics, 6S, and standard work.

  • Drive a culture of accountability with attention to detail.

Required Qualifications :

  • BS Business Management, Engineering or other related field of study.

  • Minimum 3 years of Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing experience.

  • Certification or experience with DMAIC Green Belt or equivalent, Lean, TPM, or Six Sigma.

  • Project Management experience managing large cross-functional projects and timelines.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint.

  • Experience training and coaching others in problem solving methodologies is preferred.

  • Statistical analysis software experience (i.e. Minitab), preferred.

Contact: John Forsatz

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