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Lean Coach

Req ID: J2276046

  • Location
    Penang, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia
  • Category Lean Six Sigma Group
  • Posted Thursday, June 10, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

Provides Lean expertise and guidance through the development, documentation, implementation, and validation of focused and sustainable value stream transformation. Will facilitate building of synergies across a specific value stream to enable cross-functional collaboration and best practices sharing and implementation. Provide coaching and development opportunities to strengthen overall capabilities of a value stream. Engrain process excellence improvement energy and capabilities within the company.
1.       Value Stream Alignment with Lean Vision and Strategy:
·         Work closely with the Lean Six Sigma Manager to introduce and sustain a Lean culture into a value stream
·         Provide coaching and support on value stream design sessions, project identification, and prioritization
·         Monitor, coach, and continuously improve Value Stream transformation initiatives to ensure continuous and aggressive throughput time reduction
2.       Building a Lean Production System and Lean Culture:
·         Be a leader, mentor and coach towards integration of Lean principles, values, philosophies and tools for driving continuous improvement through Kaizen Events along a value stream
·         Work with value stream owners to create a system to ensure people development through value stream focused Kaizen Events, Blitzes, and Lean projects
·         Develop a best practice sharing internal network supported by the use of eKaizen
·         Responsible for the Lean Shop Floor Series
·         A coach and active facilitator in Bronze Certification projects and mentoring sessions
·         Be an active participant in the Lean Silver Certification
·         Lead by example and model the desired behaviors and values
·         Foster respect for people and humility through mentoring and coaching through the site’s Lean journey
·         Encourage risk taking and experimentation using the scientific method
·         Maintain proficiency in the latest Lean approaches
·         Align with the local Lean rewards & recognition program
·         Align with Finance to bring the impact of projects that are part of Lean program into Jabil’s financial processes
3.       System Measurement and Feedback
·         Responsible for value stream transformation metrics and data integrity within eKaizen
·         Ensure the Lean Index Assessment is being used to measure and enhance value stream transformation
·         Leverage factory floor knowledge and employee feedback propose improvements to Lean Six Sigma Managers
4.       Ensure Program and Cultural Sustainability
·         Develop and mentor lean leaders to facilitate and lead Kaizen Events
·         Support Lean Six Sigma Managers to propose and develop a strategies in support of the standardization of effectiveness of the sites Lean program
·         Anticipate and meet/exceed customer expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively
·         Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position.
·         Comply and follow all procedures within the company security and ethics policies.
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
·         Skilled in financial project cost savings analysis
·         Excellent leadership and communication skills
·         Track record showing continual improvement of personal skills
·         Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
·         Understand the fundamentals and principles of Lean Manufacturing
·         Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages
·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
·         Be proficient in lean tools and processes to coordinate and share knowledge on a regional and global scale
·         At least 1 to 2 years experience as QE, IE, Planner, Line Manager or equivalent position
·         Degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline preferred
·         Bronze Certified by Jabil or by recognized organizations in the industry (e.g. ASQ, SME, Shingo Prize)
·         Project and facilitation experience in a heavily matrixed environment
·         Experience in change management, project management, and financial management
·         Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

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