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Lean Engineer

Company: Masonite -
Location: Summerville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We heard you knock!The Lean Kaizen 5S Leader provides support for our Mvantage operating system and will be a key member of our Continuous Improvement Team.Summary: These team members are a champion for the development and improvement of 5S and Kaizen Improvement throughout the Masonite Lawrenceville facility. They leverage their skills and tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the organization. They also serve as leaders to validate and standardize our processes across the division, creating consistency in our performance.Reporting Relationship: This position will report to the Process Engineer.Job Description And ResponsibilitiesActively supports and assists with the execution of safety initiatives and programs across Masonite. All Masonite employees are expected to be leaders in safety performanceLearn the Mvantage program through internal training provided by the Continuous Improvement and Plant Leadership teams.Training will be provided as well as certification as a Kaizen FacilitatorDrive continuous improvement through 5S and Kaizen activities from inception to completion, including sustainment measures.Utilize Lean tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the process.Facilitates process improvement events with plant operations teams in alignment with the plant's Operational Efficiency objectives.Support strategic projects and be responsible for completing assigned tasks to achieve specific project goals.Work with Plant Management Team to create new process documentation, training materials, Standard operating procedure documentsIdentify and execute opportunities to improve the process and material flow for Continuous Improvement activities.Drive Results through influential leadership and expand our "Team First" CI Culture.Skills/QualificationsMinimum bachelor's degree in Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, or BusinessExperience in a manufacturing environment is preferred but not required.Experience participating in a team environmentLean training and certification preferred but not requiredMust be skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office SuiteStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective interpersonal skills and the ability to influence othersSelf-motivated to drive change and exceed expectationsStrong verbal and written communication skillsOpen to extraordinary!

Keywords: Masonite -, Chattanooga , Lean Engineer, Engineering , Summerville, Tennessee

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