Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Torrance, CA 90505 | Direct

Post Date: 02/01/2018 Job ID: HQ2982 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
Directs and manages company-wide continuous improvement projects and develops systems to ensure process improvement. Oversees cost reductions and savings related to Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) and Continuous Improvement Projects utilizing the company s LEAP program that is designed to improve operational performance through the implementation of Management, Quality, Lean and Six Sigma methods.

The Lean Manufacturing leader will be responsible for training and coaching team members, ensuring standardization, compliance to methods, and piloting workshops or projects. The Lean Manufacturing leader will work closely with the CIP (Continuous Improvement Process) teams to coordinate and track improvement efforts, and to assist in the evaluation, development and implementation of training to achieve LEAP integration goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of training in accordance with the LEAP integration goals and objectives.
  • Leads the company-wide implementation of Lean Manufacturing; 5-S, cellular design, TPM, Poka-Yoke, SMED and JIT manufacturing techniques.
  • Supports the implementation of LEAN-LEAP and UAP/GAP through trainings.
  • Training and coaching of team members, ensuring standardization and compliance to methods and pilots workshops or projects. Introduces and supports the use of new tools in assigned areas.
  • Supports operations in the choice of tools and priorities, identification of process re-engineering opportunities through performance data analysis, such as Six Sigma or capability studies.
  • Provides support to production and engineering teams.
  • Leads and coordinates improvement projects with process owners.
  • Tracks progress of projects.
  • Identifies and leads process improvement projects this includes making recommendations for projects/programs, selection of project participants, development required in order to achieve expected results, and purchase of equipment.
  • Coordinates with internal subject matter experts such as HSE, HR, Quality, and Engineering to ensure projects solutions are in compliance with local and company regulations.
  • Works with HSE (Health, Safety, and Environmental) on specific improvement projects related to HSE.
  • Manages multiple projects with dynamic shifting priorities and targets.
  • Achieves timely results associated with tasks and objectives assigned
  • Partners with the Operation and Quality to ensure that new or revised Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) are understood, trained, and implemented.
  • Ensures managers conduct training of new and revised SOP's.
  • Develops and conducts audits to ensure SOPs used in production are controlled, current, and readily available to team members.
  • Facilitates team member training of newly implemented standard processes.
  • Responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements and safe operating procedures at all times.
  • Required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management s attention immediately.

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    Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
  • 5+ years level of experience - must have experience with plastic injection molding manufacturing products.
  • Aerospace industry preferred.
  • Must have recent certifications and Lean manufacturing expertise, Six Sigma Black Belt. Plastic fastener experience is ideal.
  • Mark Johnston


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