Operational Excellence Leader

Springfield, New Jersey

Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Range: 90000.00 Yearly

Job ID: 150975

Date Posted: 05/26/2020


  • Support achievement of company goals on Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost through the use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies
  • Facilitate continuous improvement events through the use of Operational Excellence tools rooted in TPS principles
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement across all functions within the organization
  • Drive a metrics based, data driven culture with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Monitor and analyze metrics to identify trends or opportunities where cost savings/cost avoidance and/or quality improvements can be realized
  • Effectively deploy lean/Cl methods into the organization
  • Partner with Manufacturing and Quality to reduce scrap/rework through lean/Cl initiatives
  • Facilitate company-wide kaizen activities to produce tangible cost savings
  • Provide timely and accurate project status to all organizational levels
  • Develop and maintain process maps for project and process improvement efforts
  • Assist key suppliers with the adoption of lean Methodologies
  • Interface with customers to adopt best practices where possible
  • Implement and embrace a visual workplace to include metrics, 6S, and standard work



  • BA/BS degree in Business Management, Engineering, or other related field of study
  • 5+ years of Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement/lean Manufacturing experience
  • DMAIC Green Belt or equivalent; Lean, TPM, or Six Sigma experience and/or certifications also preferred
  • Project Management experience leading/managing large cross-functional projects and timelines
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint
  • Experience training and coaching others in problem solving methodologies is preferred
  • Statistical analysis software experience required; Minitab preferred