Lean Manager - Americas

Closing Date: 28th March 2020
Reports To: Global Continuous Improvement Director
Position Summary:

The Opportunity

Lead the deployment of the Lean/ Continuous Improvement strategy across our largest factories and subsidiaries across America. Reporting to the Global Continuous Improvement Director you will execute the Global CI strategy to support Rotork’s Growth Acceleration Program through delivery of Operation Excellence.

The purpose of this role is to drive sustainable continuous Improvement in performance (SQDCP) and coach employees and management in structured business improvement tools and techniques.

You will working with Plant leaders, supporting them with the current state, value stream maps, end to end process and then developing strategies and action plans to drive improvements.

This an exciting opportunity to support a Global FTSE 250 business at the start of their Lean journey with huge opportunities for change and improvements.


Experience Requirements:

  • Proven manufacturing management experience in a minimum of two disciplines (e.g. production, logistics, materials/ purchasing etc)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt/ Lean Expert
  • Site Operational Excellence Audits
  • Working with plant leadership in defining site improvement objectives and plans for implementation
  • Delivery of “Rapid Improvement Events” (RIE) improvement workshops


The Successful Candidate Will Be Someone Who:

  • A practice and “hands on” business improvement professional
  • Data driven with a proven track record in successful and sustainable business improvement.
  • Coaching and training leadership in business process improvement
  • Coaching and training supervisory level employees in SQDCP daily management and process improvement.
  • Travel is a requirement for this role.


About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow or liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market leadership. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.

Location: Rochester, NY or Winston-Salem, NC USA
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: USA - Rochester - Rotork Controls Inc., USA - Winston-Salem - Rotork Fairchild Industrial Products Co
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Ana Aguirre
Contact Email: na.careers@rotork.com

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