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Lippert Components, Inc LEAN Coordinator in Goshen, Indiana

The Lean Coordinator leads improvement projects related to process and continuous improvement in the areas of quality, operations, productivity, and cost using Lean methodologies and tools.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct One Significant Project Per Quarter

  • Help Facilitate other Selected Project Owners by utilizing your expertise

  • Focus on Creating a Culture of Change where everyone is empowered to make improvements

  • Be the Change Agent for your Support Staff (General Manager)

  • Create a "Leader as Teacher" Learning Environment

  • Responsible for the Performance of the Quality Team and Corrective Actions

  • Track all Projects in your Facility/(s) and Update Master Project List with updates and Savings Monthly

  • Coach Practical Problem Solving Team Members in your Facility/(s)

  • Develop Systems based on the Lippert Interiors Production System

Specific Functions

  • Inventory Accuracy

  • Reduced Picking and Put Away Times

  • Optimize Cubic Feet Utilization in your Facility/(s)

  • Maintain and Update Facility Layouts

  • Reduce Material and Labor Costs

  • Research and Develop Automation Opportunities

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity.

  • Ethical Conduct.

  • Communication Proficiency.

  • Results Driven.

  • Initiative.

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong computer software sills

Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Factors

Employees in this position may be exposed to the following:

  • Heat

  • Cold

  • Wet Work- Hands/Feet

  • Use of Electrical Equipment

  • Use Sharp Utensils

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements

Equipment Provided by LCI includes (if needed):

  • Safety Glasses

  • Ear Plugs

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; weekend and overnight work can be also necessary.

Travel

Local travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Must be able to demonstrate Lean Manufacturing knowledge and skills

  • Must be able to manage and interact effectively with diverse groups

  • Must have excellent customer service skills

  • Must have proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Good communication skills; read, speaks and writes English fluently

  • Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

  • Must possess an understanding of efficient manufacturing processes

  • Problem-solving skills, Leading Team skills, and Analytical skills

  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts

  • Proven Improvement and Line Balance track record

  • Relentless at waste elimination

  • Master facilitator, great communicator, earns respect from co-workers instantly

  • Has insane passion to coach others in Lean/Continuous Improvement

  • Deep understanding of Logistics, Supply Chain, Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Industrial Engineering

  • Experience and Deep Understanding of Warehousing Best Practices

  • College degree required; Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, or other related field experience preferred

  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt certification in related field with extensive proven hands on experience is preferred but not needed

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

The Accounts Payable Clerk may have access to confidential information regarding LCI, its suppliers and customers. This position has a responsibility to prevent revealing or divulging any such information unless it is necessary to do so in the performance of their duties. Access to confidential information is on a need-to-know basis and must be authorized by management. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-2994

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL: https://www.lci1.com/

Street: 2602 College Ave.

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