Production Leader
Regal-Beloit - Lebanon, MO

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The Production Leader will lead plant efforts in implementing lean manufacturing and drive behavioral changes through coaching and mentoring team members. They will lead multiple Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen activities as needed to support continuous improvement in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost reduction. The Production Leader will be responsible for daily decisions and implementation of counter measures in a fast-paced production environment. They will act as plant leader in the absence of the Plant Manager, and demonstrate the ability to assume a similar role within a minimum of 2-3 years.

Required Skills

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a engineering or manufacturing related discipline, lean six-sigma green belt certified, and 5-7 years of supervisory or managerial experience in a manufacturing environment. The role requires a strong hands-on, proactive leadership style with an engaging plant presence. The successful candidate must be results oriented, preferably with a technical background including direction of manufacturing engineering and maintenance teams.

Required Experience

Experience in identifying areas of improvement, planning and leading kaizen and value stream activities, visual workplaces, standardized work, and implementation of pok-a-yoke and error-proofing processes. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required including demonstrated team building skills in a manufacturing environment with emphasis on employee empowerment and self-directed work teams.