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Lean Manager / Change Agent

Job Title
Lean Manager / Change Agent
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Arkadelphia,  AR 71923
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Lean Manager / Change Agent

Arkadelphia, AR 

The Change Agent will be responsible for managing the Lean manufacturing initiatives. This person will be required to identify, coordinate, lead and implement process improvements to achieve a 10% year-on-year productivity improvement.

Critical Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and develop the local lean manufacturing initiative
  • Actively lead the development of the local site lean manufacturing strategy, lean culture and provide leadership
  • Ensure cooperation and compliance with corporate lean initiative and divisional guidelines and standards
  • Provide input, distribute and follow-up on lean manufacturing targets
  • Closely monitor the KPI’s and ensure corrective actions on deviations to the plan
  • Lead the roll-out of lean activities/programs
  • Work with employees to achieve productivity improvements that support the operating budget/targets
  • Work with Value Stream Managers to develop rolling Tactical Implementation Plans (TIP) that include improvement targets that meet or exceed Danfoss Drives’ targets
  • Work with the organization to ensure lean concepts and tools are used in daily work
  • Continue to develop personal skill set in the application of lean tools and the overall competencies in Danfoss Drives
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, or Operations Management
  • 3 years’ experience working in an extensive lean manufacturing program
  • Experience in ERP Systems, SAP preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Results oriented with track record of delivering bottom-line improvements
  • Team leadership and development skills

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