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Lean Manufacturing Manager

Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin

Administration
Dublin, GA, USA · Georgia, USA · United States
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024
Job Description

Supporting aircraft worldwide, Parker Aerospace's Military Flight Controls Division (MFCD) provides primary and secondary flight control systems that make flight possible. Tested, proven and trusted in commerical and military applications for decades. MFCD provides precise position-control solutions for military aircraft across the United States and with foreign partners. The division's JePipe electohydraulic serovalve (EHSV) technology is used across commerical and military aircraft around the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the Military Flight Controls Division is the global leader in fly-by-wire flight control systems and electrohydraulic products and offers the world's most advance motor design capabilities for flight controls.

Primary resource for supporting the division in its EH&S initiatives and 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 manufacturing and support functions. Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis using the Win Scorecard and PLS Lean Journey Assessment. Trains and develops associates in PLS methodology.

Works with division staff and plant level management on lean implementation using Parker Lean Systems as the principal tool.

Ensures the development of a robust Lean Future State Strategy to be implemented division-wide.

Develops and coordinates the standardization of manufacturing process to support quality and productivity improvements.

Leads PFMEA activities to mitigate failures in the manufacturing environment.

The Lean Manufacturing Manager will ensure adherence to PLS standards for the Site, Value Stream and Team Improvement boards enabling a PDCA culture and progression of the Lean Journey. In multi-site Divisions, supports Plant Lean Leaders and Manufacturing Engineers 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.

In multi-site divisions, helps develop Plant Lean Leaders with an emphasis on championing the Division’s goals, objectives, and implementation plans relative to the Lean Journey Assessment, Division Strategy Deployment, and Future State Site Plans. Communicates the status of all Lean efforts to the Division Lean Manager.

Provides documentation of results and benefits achieved to the Division and the Corporate Lean Leader, as reported through Parker's Lean Journey Assessment and Win scorecard.

Shares “best practice” methods and ideas with Division Lean Manager. Responsible for championing and leading lean initiatives at the Division level by utilizing the Company's WIN Strategy and organizes associates in value stream mapping and continuous improvement initiatives to eliminate waste in all office, factory and support functions.

Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis using the Lean Journey Assessment, financial performance measures (ROS, RONA, etc) and Lean Report Card measures and transfers the ownership of Lean principles to facility leadership and Lean Managers

Minimum of a BSME or related four year technical degree is required with a minimum of five years of manufacturing experience demonstrating a self-starting and hands-on quality.

Six Sigma Black Belt Preferred.

A good 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, ISO, QS9000 or similar.

Has successfully led a minimum of ten (10) Kaizen events within a manufacturing environment.

Has participated in numerous other Kaizen events preferably in both the manufacturing and office areas.

Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean enterprise. Excellent communication skills to lead and support empowered employees in a team environment.

Good presentation skills to effectively share the success and ideas of the Division.

Strong knowledge and experience with manufacturing processes, fixturing, tooling, EH&S and developing standard work around each of these functional disciplines.

Responsible for championing and leading Lean initiatives at the Division level by utilizing the Company's WIN Strategy. Organizes associates in value stream mapping and continuous improvement initiatives to eliminate waste in all office, factory and support functions.

Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis using the Lean Journey Assessment, financial performance measures (ROS, RONA, etc) and Lean Report Card measures.

Transfers the ownership of Lean principles to facility leadership and Lean Managers Additional Comments: The essential functions have been provided as example of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification.

The company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions.

The job description is not intended to be an inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders].

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. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

(“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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