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  • 1109 Lincoln Street
    Shelbyville, IN 46176
  • Angie Atkin

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Lean Six Sigma Leader

Brazeway Inc • Shelbyville, IN

Posted 5 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Up to 25%
Experience - At least 2 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree


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Job Description

Position:          Lean Six Sigma Leader

Location:         Shelbyville, IN

Reports to:      Director – Continuous Improvement


Position Description:

Promotes “Lean Six Sigma" techniques throughout our Kentucky, Indiana, and Corporate facilities.  Position to include but not limited to leading and training in the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, as well as the facilitation of Kaizen events, including the monitoring and auditing of such events at the plant level.  Will drive the Continuous Improvement strategy for the Indiana location.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Applies Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodology to improve processes or solve manufacturing problems by reducing cost/waste or improving quality and/or capability
  • Assists in identifying and reducing "non-value adding" activities. Develops "standard work" for each work area. Prepare and maintain "current" and "future" state value stream maps identifying waste and opportunities for improvement
  • Coordinates the Lean and Six Sigma training for all plant personnel
  • Leads plant 5S+Safety program
  • Summarizes and reports on all plant cost savings projects; assists in compiling cost savings project reports
  • Supports plant management in identifying key opportunities that drive LEAN and optimize performance
  • Heavy hands on, on the floor participation in all events and improvement activities
  • A strong supporter in the cultural change needed to move Lean Six Sigma from a "program" to the "process" by which we manage and drive our improvement efforts
  • Mentor and coach to all project leaders, assisting them with proper tool usage, documentation, financial verification and steps of the DMAIC process
  • Ability to travel to support both plants and Corporate.  Position will reside in Hopkinsville, KY, with travel to the Indiana plant and Corporate office in Michigan 25% of the time.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Certification preferred
  • 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with hands on implementation of Lean and Six Sigma tools
  • Analytical ability to assess and resolve technical problems
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Strong commitment to a team environment
  • Ability to travel to support both plants


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 401(k), bonus program, profit sharing plan, life insurance, disability insurance, health & dental insurance, paid vacation.

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