Lean Manufacturing Engineer

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Elmore, OH
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

OVERVIEW Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics , telecommunications , commercial aerospace , defense , medical , automotive , and many more. Our products, services and expertise help enable customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites. As a team of 2,700 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, check out our video " Materion Is " along with other videos https://www.youtube.com/user/MaterionVideos/playlists of us showing you how we're Making a Difference our shared purpose of" Making Advanced materials that Improve the World." Click on any of the icons below to connect with Materion on social media. JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE The Lean Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for leading and deploying the best practices throughout the manufacturing organization by leading continuous improvement initiatives across various manufacturing processes. Utilizing lean principles, this position will lead, facilitate, execute and manage projects to reduce costs while improving quality and safety. This role will integrate Lean practices into Materion's way of delivering products and services and is part of the Lean Action Team. The successful candidate will work in cross functional groups to drive improvements across the site. The position is considered a leadership development role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES .and.amp; RESPONSIBILITIES Role encompasses project management, facilitation, training, and execution for a range of critical, multi-dimensional strategic initiatives that will require planning and analysis for a broad array of complex financial, operational and technical issues to improve cost position, productivity, efficiency, customer service, and overall performance. * Partner with key organizational and site operational leaders to identify and achieve priorities, goals and objectives. * Planning, coordination, and execution of Lean Six Sigma projects. * Develop metrics to successfully track improvement. * Ensure all elements of costs, benefits, and risks are identified and considered during the project planning. * Assist in teaching Lean Six Sigma principles to production employees; train others in use of tools and methodologies as part of project execution. * Lead/drive process changes, improvements, value stream mapping. * Champion communication between organizations at all levels. * Facilitate cross-functional teams to achieve Kaizen objectives. * Work with Process Engineers to standardize Operating Procedures (Work Instructions) and increase workflow efficiency. * Mentor employees as they apply Lean methodology to problem solving and project execution. * Follow and comply with all Environmental Health .and.amp; Safety policies. * Sustain already implemented Lean Six Sigma initiatives. * Organize and develop cross function project team resources to effectively realize p