FPCNational - California

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Job Title: Lean Manager- Continuous Improvement

Company is the leading global participant with more than 50 years combined experience in contract manufacturing services for the medical, health care, and biotech industries. With operations spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, we are positioned to meet the needs and expectations of our customers. Come join our amazing and inspiring team!

We are currently hiring for a Lean Manager who:

Must be a strong motivator

Facilitates Continuous Improvement teams using Kaizen, VA/VE, 3P, 5s and SMED

THRIVES in a fast-paced environment striving for continuous improvement.

Has Strong business and technical acumen

Has excellent leadership skills

Guides the organization in lean systems implementation

Position reports directly to the VP / General Manager

Basic Responsibilities

Utilizes Lean tool box to DRIVE a Lean System

Provide leadership and run the Lean Steering Committee

Promote Lean

Plan, organize, and EXECUTES on Kaizen events

Conduct Lean training

Follow up on Kaizen event action list through to close

Facilitate Continuous Improvement teams using Kaizen, VA/VE, 3P, 5s and SMED

Execute, track, and take accountability for continuous improvement savings and results

Guide organization in Lean Systems implementation

Participates as a member of the plant staff

Provide input to the Divisional Lean Manager to continually improve training materials and technique

Required Experience & Knowledge:

BS, Engineering or equivalent experience

Minimum of 2 years experience implementing Lean manufacturing

Leadership skills

Excellent communication and training skills

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tool box

Excellent problem solving and facilitation skills

Experience in Lean Systems implementation

Knowledge of continuous improvement methodology (Kaizen, VA/VE, 3P, 5s and SMED)

Required Skills/Abilities:

Lean Systems Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

Automotive experience

Company is a rapidly growing medical device engineering and manufacturing company. We offer a competitive salary plus a full range of benefits including medical, dental & vision insurance, and 401K Plan.