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Lean Six Sigma Project Engineer

A rapidly growing and leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer, located in a desirable Southeast Alabama location, is conducting a confidential search and has an immediate opening for an experienced LEAN SIX SIGMA PROJECT ENGINEER. In this role the successful candidate will develop a Factory Master Plan (FMP) roadmap aligned to the 1 - 5 year business plan designed to achieve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost Objectives using lean tools, techniques and methods. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification required.


  • Coordinate, collect and analyze data to develop statistical problem and goal statements geared to deliver on annual Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost (S, Q, D, C) objectives.
  • Convene and lead / facilitate continuous improvement project teams motived to execute Kaizen / Rapid Improvement Events in collaboration with value stream leaders and employees to jointly deliver on S, Q, D, C objectives.
  • Convene and lead Factory Master Plan Project Team to develop an integrated plan to drive synchronization into our manufacturing processes, improve material flow and deliver on short- and long-term S, Q, D, C objectives.
  • Provide frequent updates in an effective and efficient manner through formal and informal presentation skills techniques to employees and leaders.
  • Ensure change management objectives are met while all employees pertinent to the project are informed, engaged and committed to delivering on project deliverables / objectives.
  • Develop, identify and share best manufacturing / lean practices, methods and ideas with all pertinent value streams leaders, as well as coach and mentor peers and leadership in lean sigma methods.
  • Provide Factory Master Plan (FMP) leadership, counsel and understanding of current and advanced lean techniques to drive business results as it relates to the overall operation.
  • Develop FMP options in collaboration with factory leadership to improve current state capabilities and position the organization closure to the future state plan.
  • Develop and lead annual business planning (goal deployment) activities with Senior Leadership in order to chart the 1 to 3 year plan to drive S, Q, D, C and enhanced growth ambitions through new product introductions.
  • Interpret customer needs and requirements, translate concepts into best practices, identify Assembly and Finishing process improvement opportunities, and quantify results and trends.
  • The successful candidate will possess at least 5-10 years of manufacturing experience incorporating Industrial Engineering and Lean Methodologies in high volume manufacturing processes.
  • 5-10 years of manufacturing experience in durable goods industries in roles that directly affected manufacturing results (Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost).
  • Experience in factory planning, rationalization, materials management / flow is required.
  • Certified Black Belt through ASQ or equivalent certification.
  • Advanced factory master planning and goal deployment experience in which the candidate has led medium to large FMP projects to rationalize factories and lead annual business planning activities.

Educational Requirements:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent field.
  • Preferred: Master's degree.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.

To Apply:

If you're interested in embarking on an exciting career as a Lean Six Sigma Project Engineer for a leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer in Southeast Alabama, please send your resume in Word format, along with a cover letter and your salary requirements to:

IMPORTANT: Include your full name and the position you are applying for on
the subject line of your email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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