Operations Team Leader - Lean & Manu Eng (Aerospace)
Company: Parker Hannifin Corporation Parker Aerospace Group
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Operations Team Leader - Lean & Manu Eng (Aerospace)Location :
ELYRIA, OH, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing and Production
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 7, 2022
Job ID : 35239Back to Search ResultsJob DescriptionApply Now >
Save Job Job Saved 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. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share
paid to shareholders for 66 consecutive fiscal years, among the top
five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500
index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin. POSITION
SUMMARY Responsible for leading, managing and providing technical
direction for a team of manufacturing engineers within the site.
Plans, prioritizes and determines resources to accomplish project
milestones and objectives including Lean Enterprise initiatives.
First-level team leader reporting to the Operations Team Leader.
Interaction is primarily with other business unit functional
departments. May interact with customers, suppliers or contracted
resources. Primary resource for supporting the site in its Lean
Transformation through the implementation of the Parker Lean System
(PLS). Delivers practical, hands-on training to team members in PLS
methodology and tools to eliminate waste in all 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. Ensures full PLS education and
implementation in all functional areas at the plant or facility
level to ensure consistency and sustainability. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Plan and schedule work assignments for the team. Monitor project
schedules, timelines and deliverables using standard project
management tools and engineering systems. 2. Refine and enhance
processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean
manufacturing/ production principles and techniques to areas of
production. 3. Act as the primary contact for the team; serve as
the liaison in providing status across other internal teams. Assure
that internal and customer needs are identified and addressed. 4.
Provide technical guidance to team members and reviews the accuracy
and completeness of assignments. Define individual accountability
and milestones to meet project objectives. Communicates performance
expectations and provides assistance to resolve problems
encountered by the team. 5. Monitor and maintain budgetary
controls; allocate resources and make recommendations on the
acquisition and use of equipment, systems, or other capital
expenditures. 6. Compile engineering and operational cost data and
identify opportunities for process improvements to reduce cost or
improve productivity. Provide feedback to the team on performance.
7. Makes recommendations on human resources actions (e.g. staffing,
training, compensation, etc.) for review with the next level
manager. Communicates and implements actions to ensure Parker
values and company policies are well understood and maintained
(e.g. business ethics; integrity; inclusion). 8. Mentor or serve as
a resource to share specialized knowledge with others. Maintain
leadership and technical capabilities through continued education
or training. 9. 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. 10.
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 of technical and operational recommendations in meeting
productivity, material control, product quality, and customer
service goals. 11. Ensures that the site organizational structure
has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the Lean
Transformation. 12. Ensures on-going education of all employees at
the site in PLS. Promotes a Continuous Learning environment. 13.
Communicates the status of all Lean efforts to the Operations Team
Leader and Division Lean Manager. 14. Provides documentation of
results and benefits achieved as reported through Parker's Lean
Journey Assessment and Win scorecard. Shares "best practice"
methods and ideas with Division Lean Manager. 15. Leads the sites
High Performance Team initiative. QUALIFICATIONS Education and
- Bachelors' degree (BS) in Manufacturing Engineering or related
- Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the
job typically acquired through six (6) years or more of
increasingly responsible related experience AND four (4) years of
successful manufacturing experience with at least two years of
direct Lean leadership.
- Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME) or Mechanical
Engineering (ASME) certification desired.
- 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. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Thorough knowledge of manufacturing and production engineering
theories, principles, practices, techniques and concepts and broad
knowledge of other related engineering areas and general business
- Thorough knowledge of aerospace or similar industry products
and ability to effectively assess and implement continuous
improvement and lean manufacturing/production principles and
- May require thorough knowledge of process analysis review and
statistical process control.
- General knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related
to manufacturing plants.
- Ability to use standard business applications software and/or
specialized data analysis tools.
- Ability to work effectively with CAD/CAM systems or other
computer-aided manufacturing systems.
- Ability to apply drafting and related machining systems to make
recommendations for improved productivity.
- Ability to work on a variety of technical problems of diverse
scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various
outcomes require tradeoffs; solve a wide range of difficult
problems in imaginative and practical ways and evaluate alternative
solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams.
- Ability to establish goals and objectives to complete
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering drawings,
technical policies and recommend changes to procedures; effectively
communicate and present information to team members, team leaders,
and top management; respond to significant inquiries or complaints
from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and
terms on products, materials, and services.
- Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and
participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and
self-development activities. TYPICAL MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required
to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to operate
a computer and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required
to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision. Also expected of the employee is regular
attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally
with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage
multiple tasks at once. The employee may be required to travel to
vendors or customers including overnight trips. (The essential
functions have been provided as examples of types 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 of the job. The physical and mental demands
described above are representative of those required to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.) Parker
is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is
committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job
applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job
related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender
identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status
protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required
for most positions. ("Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA
Federal Contractor")Save Job Job Saved
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