Manager, Lean Transformation

*This position can be based out of either our Minnesota or Indiana locations*

Primary Objective of Position: Business Excellence will create the foundation of an inclusive continual improvement culture through intentional engagements with our business that sustain and scale. This position will lead the lean transformation effort and drive lean business improvement outcomes.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Build workgroups and teams to plan and deliver lean improvement projects
  • Design training programs & teach lean best practices and standards to the business
  • Identify local lean subject matter experts and provide mentorship to them
  • Build a library of lean best practices, standards, and projects
  • Design programs to influence a culture of continual improvement & engagement
  • Influence the development of lean project roadmaps within the business
  • Inspire local leaders to share improvements with each other
  • Partner with local management to plan projects to optimize business processes
  • Facilitate working group sessions with lean toolkits
  • Design recognition programs to highlight lean improvements
  • Other duties as assigned based on business need

Critical Competencies

  • Lean Tool Expertise and Teaching
  • Project Management Skills
  • Motivating Others , Delegation, and Approachability
  • Planning, Managing, and Measuring Work
  • Process Management and Driving for Results
  • Written Communications
  • Action Oriented and Problem Solving

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering (prefer Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering)
  • Lean Certification or Six Sigma Black Belt (required)
  • Project Management Certification (preferred)
  • 10 years of experience in manufacturing with 5+ years in leading complex lean programs
  • This position will require travel to other Winnebago locations.

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Military-Friendly Employer

Salary Range
$94,000.00 - $142,000.00
per Year
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Eden Prairie, MN, 55344, US