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Parker Hannifin Corporation LEAN LEADER in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky


Location : LOUISVILLE, KY, United States

Job Family : Support

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Sep 15, 2021

Job ID : 26008

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With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Responsible for championing and leading Lean initiatives at the Plant level by utilizing the company's WIN Strategy. Organizes associates in value stream mapping and continuous improvement initiatives to eliminate waste in all office, warehouse, and support functions. Measures and reports progress on an on-going basis. Transfer’s ownership of lean principles to facility leadership. Position reports to the Continuous Improvement Manager. May also have reporting accountability to the VSM’s or Plant Manager. Ensures full Lean education and implementation in all functions at the plant and / or facility level to insure sustainability.

Leads and guides Lean initiatives within a PSC. • Facilitates Kaizen events throughout the facility. • Collaborates with groups outside the PSC to achieve goals, including Parker Manufacturing Divisions, Support Teams such as IT, and customers and Sales Teams. • Assists in the development of a local PSC Lean Strategy. • Ensures that the site organizational structure has been reviewed and that resources are aligned for the Lean Transformation, • Employs methodologies including: Value Steam Mapping, Team Problem Solving, continuous flow, inventory reduction, site tracking centers etc. • Empowers every employee in the PSC through positive reinforcement of Lean and High-Performance Teams (HPTs) • Provides effective change management, leadership, and optimization in implementing the corporate strategy across the PSC. • Applies data analysis skills to support the PSC’s Lean development and team problem solving. • Applies standard problem-solving methodologies. • Supports coaching and teaching of lean principles, Leads a Continuous Learning environment.

• 4-year degree preferred. • 1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing, warehouse, or customer service, demonstrating a self-starting and hands-on quality. • Solid understanding and experience in applying Lean principles such as Value Stream Transformation (Mapping), Just-in-Time, Demand Flow, Single Piece Flow, Five S's, Visual Management, • Expertise in applying Team Problem Solving processes and tools. • Strong data analysis skills, with ability to use common tools such as Excel. • Strong Project Management skills. • Has participated in numerous lean events, particularly in Warehousing operations, Customer Service, and/or manufacturing. • Good understanding of financial measurements and goals • Excellent communication skills to lead and support empowered employees in a team environment. • Good presentation skills to effectively share the success and ideas of the PSC.

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. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

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