Lean Manager 8/26/2016
Parker Hannifin Corporation
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Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13 billion, global company. With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, 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 employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. 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.
Primary resource for supporting the Plant 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 site s Win Scorecard and site s PLS Lean Journey Assessment. Trains associates in PLS methodology and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, manufacturing and support functions. Position reports to the Division Lean Manager. Ensures full PLS education and implementation in all functional areas at the plant or facility level to ensure consistency and sustainability.
Guides all PLS initiatives at the facility. Works with Site leadership on Lean implementation using Parker Lean Systems as the principal tool. Ensures the development of a robust Lean Future State Strategy to be implemented at the site. Ensures adherence to PLS standards for the Site, Value Stream and Team Improvement Boards, enabling a PDCA culture and progression of the Lean Journey. Where appropriate, supports Plant Lean team members 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 site organizational structure has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the Lean Transformation. Ensures on-going education of all employees at the site in PLS. Promotes a Continuous Learning environment. Communicates the status of all Lean efforts to the Division Lean Manager. Provides documentation of results and benefits achieved to the Division Staff as reported through Parker's Lean Journey Assessment and Win scorecard. Shares best practice methods and ideas with Division Lean Manager.
B.A./B.S. degree in a related technical or business discipline or equivalent, professional level experience of six or more years and demonstrated ability to perform the described role and responsibilities and obtain the desired results. Certification or a professional designation in a specialty area (e.g. APICS) may be required or preferred depending on position requirements. Proven competency in a team leader role for two or more years, and/or demonstrated leadership of major projects or programs in a team environment. Thorough knowledge of products, manufacturing processes and technology, information systems, and/or specialty areas, and general business practices. Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results and meeting organizational objectives. Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities. Able to create and maintain enthusiasm for new and challenging goals. Serve as a role model by promoting new ideas and positive change.