Division Lean Manager

  • New Britain, Connecticut

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2018, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 62 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S & P 500 index. Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

Primary resource for supporting the Division in its 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 all administrative, 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 and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, manufacturing and support functions. Position reports to the Division General Manager. Ensures full Parker Lean System education and implementation in all functional areas at the Division, Plant, and Facility level to ensure consistency and sustainability. Provides leadership and direction to the Division Staff. Develops and manages the Lean team, where appropriate.

Major Duties

Guides all PLS initiatives within the Division. 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. The Division Lean Manager will ensure adherence to PLS standards at the Division 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 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. Ensures that the organizational structure has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the Lean transformation. 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. Ensures on-going education of all employees at the Division in PLS. Promotes a Continuous Learning environment. Communicates the status of all Lean efforts to the Group Lean Manager. Provides documentation of results and benefits achieved to the Division Staff and the Corporate Lean Leader, as reported through Parker's Lean Journey Assessment and Win scorecard. Shares 'best practice' methods and ideas with Group Lean Manager.

Qualifications

Five to seven years of manufacturing experience demonstrating a self-starting and hands-on quality. Four year degree or equivalent required. 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. ('Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor') If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to *************************************************************** and **************************************************************

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