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Lean Deployment Manager

Are you our next Lean Deployment Manager?  This person will be joining our global team responsible for identifying and achieving cost-saving targets, meeting project deadlines and proactively supporting customer and stakeholder expectations  in the North American region. Join our expanding team today!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Mentor and coach team members who are executing Kaizen Events
  • Coordination of Kaizen Events for the region including monitoring of any cost savings
  • Standardization of operational processes within the region – ensuring similar monitoring and effectiveness measurements for all processes, standardization of work instructions/processes and introduction of VSM into existing processes.
  • Liaison with the engineering department on TPM, OEE & SMED ensuring these standards are implemented where practical in all new projects/processes.
  • Mentor and Coach team members with responsibility for BPD, and operational performance or team boards to ensure compliance with global standards.
  • Engage all functions to meet the requirements of the GSA audits ensuring successful audits in the region. Monitor status & action tracker for all departments on GSA.
  • Train site team members on the requirements and standards required for GSA success.
  • Coordination of visual management for the region ensuring global standards are maintained and in compliance with company standards.
  • Full interaction with the quality teams to integrate the operational excellence requirements with the established integrated management system
  • Liaison with the engineering group with lean tool implementation for new projects
  • Coaching operational teams on operational excellence/lean tools usage.
  • Design, develop and validate balanced scorecards and dashboards for the organization and customers and make recommendations on improvements.
  • Ensure the delivery of project benefits through the correct cost tracking mechanisms and continually review by following the BPI governance process.

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality or Engineering or related field.
  • Training skills- train the trainer.
  • 5-10 years of experience, record of accomplishment of delivering the Lean Trainings, business improvement projects at Lean Level, leading and deploying engineering and projects in logistics, supply chain and/or 3PL industry.
  • 10 - 15 years of experience in Manufacturing/Logistics environment.
  • Experience utilizing process improvement and root-cause analysis tools.
  • Proven record of implementing cost savings projects and directly contributing to financial performance.
  • Experience in Project Management and utilizing Lean tools in the successful delivery of cross-functional projects.
  • Ability to travel 50 - 75% of the working week with a high level of flexibility
  • MOST/MTM certification is a plus.
  • Lean tools certified/qualified is preferred.

At syncreon - A DP World Company we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon - A DP World Company offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon - A DP World Company 
At syncreon - A DP World Company, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.



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