Sumter, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 80,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
Ref. Number
Shoemaker,Andrea, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is conducting a search for a person to lead the Lean Manufacturing process for a client in the Central South Carolina area. The successful candidate will be the operational change agent through the use of widely accepted practices across multiple critical key manufacturing processes. The ability to work within a highly sophisticated team environment to facilitate the implementation of Lean strategies is an absolute.

Provide a high level of technical and operational recommendations in multiple value streams by:
--Being the recognized leader of resources and expertise in delivering process improvement and simplifying operational activities.
--Engaging various levels of leaders to coach, train and teach Lean concepts
--Facilitating and collaborating with all internal departments and complex project teams
--Facilitating continuous improvement events with other facility leaders
--Coaching and supporting project teams with the implementation of all components of a planned system
--Training and supporting office and project teams with various lean tools including but not limited to, Value Stream Mapping, Target Value Design, Choosing by Advantages, A3s, 5S, and Visual Management
--Challenging teams to focus on building a culture of continuous improvement and by challenging status quo
--Engaging with others to share and establish best practices

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

--Strong understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean enterprise.
--Excellent communication skills to lead and support empowered employees in a team environment.
--High Level presentation skills to effectively share success and ideas
--Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
--Ability to Lead in a 24/7/365 production environment


7-10 years

--4 Year degree with 3-5 years of experience or a High School diploma(equivalent) with 7-10 years of work experience
--Experience in a manufacturing environment demonstrating self-starting and hands-on capability
--Demonstrated understanding of Lean principles such as Value Stream Mapping, Just-In-Time, Demand Flow, Single Piece Flow, Five S's, Visual Management, Total Productive Maintenance, Continuous Improvement Process, Kaizen, SPC, Six Sigma and Communication Tools, Statistical Problem Solving, ISO, QS9000 or similar.

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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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