Fort Worth, Texas


Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY


Primary resource for supporting the plant in its lean transformation through the implementation of the Parker Lean System (PLS). Delivers to associates practical, hands-on training in PLS methodology and tools to eliminate waste in administrative, manufacturing and support functions. Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis using the site’s Win Scorecard and site’s PLS Lean Journey Assessment.



SCOPE/SUPERVISION AND INTERACTION:


____ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have Direct Reports


Ensures full PLS education and implementation in functional areas at the plant or facility level to ensure consistency and sustainability. Provides leadership and direction to the site staff. Where appropriate, develops and manages the lean team.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Guides all PLS initiatives at the facility. Works with site leadership on lean implementation using Parker Lean Systems as the principal tool.
  • Ensures the development of a robust Lean Future State Strategy to be implemented at the site.


  • Ensures adherence to PLS standards for the site, Value Stream and Team Improvement Boards, enabling a PDCA culture and progression of the Lean Journey.
  • Where appropriate, supports plant lean team members through required and special team meetings.
  • Provides high level technical and operational recommendations in meeting productivity, material control, product quality, and customer service goals.

  • Ensures that the site organizational structure has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the lean transformation.

  • Ensures on-going education of employees at the site within PLS. Promotes a continuous learning environment.

  • Communicates the status of all lean efforts to the division lean manager.
  • Provides documentation of results and benefits achieved to the division staff as reported through Parker's Lean Journey Assessment and Win Scorecard.

  • Shares “best practice” methods and ideas with division lean manager.



    QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Four-year degree required and four years of successful manufacturing experience with at least two years of direct Lean leadership.

  • A 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 and QS9000.

  • Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean/Flow throughput world.

  • Effective presentation skills to share the success and ideas of the division.




    Additional Comments: The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

    Parker Hannifin

    Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

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  • Fort Worth, Texas

     

    Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges.  By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

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