Innovative, future oriented, collaborative Change Agent is what
this Lean Leader will reflect. You will be an essential part of the
re-design / implementation of this private $2B manufacturer's
warehouse management model - built on quality and customer
As a key member of the lean enterprise team, this position is
responsible for leading strategically aligned, organizational-level
change while training and mentoring Lean Subject Matter Experts
responsible for leading value-added departmental and local change.
Primary focus is in warehousing and secondary focus is in
manufacturing environments such as forge shop, cold bar draw
processing and tool cutting and grinding.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Participate in the development, deployment, and use of the
Swagelok Continuous Improvement System including all lean,
variation reduction, project management, and change catalyst
Participate in the assessment, prioritization, and selection of
Achieve cost save objectives.
Lead large breakthrough and/or medium size improvement projects
according to the appropriate methodology.
Create program / project contracts.
Create the project value measurement (PVM) contract where
Participate in the selection and development of project
Develop timelines and track progress.
Estimate, track, and maintain budgets.
Assure the realization of all project deliverables.
Ensures that all company and regulatory requirements are
Coordinate corporate level phase reviews.
Transition project and project value measurement to the line of
Train and mentor Lean Subject Matter Experts in the application
of the Swagelok Continuous Improvement System on medium size and
incremental improvement projects.
Participate in the selection and development of Lean Subject
Train Lean Subject Matter Experts on the appropriate
methodologies in the Swagelok Continuous Improvement System.
Mentor Lean Subject Matter Experts as they lead medium size and
incremental improvement projects.
- Evaluate Lean Subject Matter Experts understanding and
application of the Swagelok Continuous Improvement System and
report back to their Supervisor
Education and and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Education: BS degree in technical discipline or equivalent
experience. Appropriate continuous education
Experience: 5+ years of experience in warehousing continuous
improvement leadership. Expert in component supply chain
integration into an assembly environment and Plan-for-Every-Part
techniques. Proven abilities in leadership including evaluating,
encouraging, motivating, disciplining, regarding others
Skills/Knowledge: Use of advanced techniques and the
modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of
the field and related sciences and disciplines. Recognized as a
leader within the organization. Demonstrates the ability to
complete major and complex projects. Advanced problem solving and
significant decision-making abilities. Strong project
management/product development skills. Excellent oral and written
communication. Excellent computer and typical office software
Education: Industrial engineering degree. Master's degree or
Self-Awareness: Emotional Self-Awareness, Emotional
Self-management: Self Confidence, Adaptability, Achievement
Social Awareness: Empathy, Organizational Awareness, Service
- Relationship Awareness: Influence, Developing Others, Change
Catalyst, Teamwork and Collaboration
Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job
functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state
and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or
quantitative productivity standards.
- Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent
with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local
Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. Applicants are selected without regard to race,
ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age,
national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information,
veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
other protected characteristic under federal, state or local
Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.
This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all
the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description
should be construed as an express or implied contract of
employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that
either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at
any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no