Provides Lean expertise and guidance through the development, documentation, implementation, and validation of focused and sustainable value stream transformation.
Will facilitate building of synergies across a specific value stream to enable cross-functional collaboration and best practices sharing and implementation.
Provide coaching and development opportunities to strengthen overall capabilities of a value stream. Engrain process excellence improvement energy and capabilities within the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Value Stream Alignment with Lean Vision and Strategy :
Work closely with the Lean Six Sigma Manager to introduce and sustain a Lean culture into a value stream
Provide coaching and support on value stream design sessions, project identification, and prioritization
Monitor, coach, and continuously improve Value Stream transformation initiatives to ensure continuous and aggressive throughput time reduction
2. Building a Lean Production System and Lean Culture :
Be a leader, mentor and coach towards integration of Lean principles, values, philosophies and tools for driving continuous improvement through Kaizen Events along a value stream
Work with value stream owners to create a system to ensure people development through value stream focused Kaizen Events, Blitzes, and Lean projects
Develop a best practice sharing internal network supported by the use of eKaizen
Responsible for the Lean Shop Floor Series
A coach and active facilitator in Bronze Certification projects and mentoring sessions
Be an active participant in the Lean Silver Certification
Lead by example and model the desired behaviors and values
Foster respect for people and humility through mentoring and coaching through the site’s Lean journey
Encourage risk taking and experimentation using the scientific method
Maintain proficiency in the latest Lean approaches
Align with the local Lean rewards & recognition program
Align with Finance to bring the impact of projects that are part of Lean program into Jabil’s financial processes
3. System Measurement and Feedback
Responsible for value stream transformation metrics and data integrity within eKaizen
Ensure the Lean Index Assessment is being used to measure and enhance value stream transformation
Leverage factory floor knowledge and employee feedback propose improvements to Lean Six Sigma Managers
4. Ensure Program and Cultural Sustainability
Develop and mentor lean leaders to facilitate and lead Kaizen Events
Support Lean Six Sigma Managers to propose and develop a strategies in support of the standardization of effectiveness of the sites Lean program
Anticipate and meet / exceed customer expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively
Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position.
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security and ethics policies.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Skilled in financial project cost savings analysis
Excellent leadership and communication skills
Track record showing continual improvement of personal skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Understand the fundamentals and principles of Lean Manufacturing
Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Be proficient in lean tools and processes to coordinate and share knowledge on a regional and global scale
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
At least 1 to 2 years experience as QE, IE, Planner, Line Manager or equivalent position
Degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline preferred
Bronze Certified by Jabil or by recognized organizations in the industry (e.g. ASQ, SME, Shingo Prize)
Project and facilitation experience in a heavily matrixed environment
Experience in change management, project management, and financial management
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience