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Lean Coach Associate

Req ID: J2298594

  • Location
    Mezzovico, Ticino, Switzerland
    Raron, Valais, Switzerland
  • Category Lean Six Sigma Group
  • Posted Thursday, December 23, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


The Associate Jabil Lean Coach will develop Lean expertise through an immersive, 18 - 24 months rotational program which provides significant exposure to Lean Six Sigma projects and Jabil’s deployment approach. Through this program, the Associate Lean Coach will gain exposure across the company. The Associate Lean Coach position is intended to be an entry point into Jabil. After the rotational period, the Associate Lean Coach will be responsible for seeking out a new role within the organization, as business need and performance warrants.


1.       Rotational Program
a.       The Associate Lean Coach will spend 1-6 months working from St. Petersburg, FL with week plus assignments at various sites around the world for specific project support needs.
b.       The Associate Lean Coach will spend 18-24 months rotating between various functions within the operation at different sites around the world.

2.       Supporting Activities:
a.        Lead and support specific Jabil Lean Enablement & Consulting Group improvement projects.
b.       Support the Lean Maturity Assessment process.
c.        Support and lead various divisional projects based on pull from Lean Divisional Directors. May require short and long term assignments at Jabil facilities for hands-on support.
d.       Support and lead various Kaizen Events. The Lean Coach will gain a deep insight into the Value Stream Transformation model my learning and applying lean principles, systems and tools in value stream mapping sessions and kaizen events.
e.        May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

3.       Education and Development
a.        Complete the Bronze Certification Coursework.
b.       Participate in Jabil’s Lean Maturity Assessment and Silver Certification program.
c.        Rotate across multiple Jabil functions in 18-24 months of Associate Lean Coach Program to gain a deeper understanding of Jabil operations and how to drive lean principles into various aspects of Jabil’s business.

·         Strong data analysis skills
·         Demonstrated leadership experience
·         Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); comfortable presenting to groups of customers or employees
·         Understanding of the fundamentals and principles of Lean Manufacturing
·         Advanced PC skills
·         Exposure to lean tools and processes
·         At least 0 to 2 years experience as QE, IE, Planner, Line Manager or equivalent position
·         Degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline preferred
·         Project management and facilitation experience
·         Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

Main tasks:
- Establish JOS, Bluewall & workcell structure in the organization
- Support and improve the reporting capabilities for performance meetings and improvement comitees
- Facilitate value stream mapping in individual workcell or function
- Continuous improvement leveraging bluewall, Blitz, A3, Kaizen and DMAIC approach

Skills needed for the role:
-Experience in LEAN Six Sigma Methodology
-Continuous improvement mindset
-Educational & Analytical skills
-Italian & english (mandatory)
-German (optional)
-Power BI (optional)
Plant approves

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