On-Site Lean Manager

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    December 22, 2020
    Spencer, MA
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    The Manager, Lean Supply Chain Operations will be positioned on-site with the Client and be responsible for managing and implementing a lean supply chain. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, operations vision generation and strategic planning with the customer, just in time lean supply chain training and coaching, operational execution, and KPI management while rigorously applying LEAN principles.


    • Advance the customers’ Supply Chain
    • Build, maintain and continuously improve the LeanCor Account Management System
    • Keep and grow existing customer revenue
    • Meet and exceed all customer delivered value metrics
    • Relationship & Communication: Must be able to communicate effectively (internally and externally) to different levels of the supply chain


    • Develop a strategic plan to deploy that drives value for the customer
    • Support and identify new business growth as measured by customer VOC
    • Act as a change agent with go-to-the-Gemba leadership
    • Uncover and create tailored supply chain solutions through customer dialogue
    • Mentor, coach, and teach the customer and Transplace team members at all levels
    • Build relationships at all levels within the customer’s organization and continuously manage these relationships
    • Deliver customer defined value and articulate customer’s ROI
    • Practice and adhere to Transplace Leadership Principles


    • Strong communication, people, and organization/project management skills
    • Ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects within a fast-paced environment
    • Strong leadership skills with a go-to-the-Gemba leadership style
    • The ability to work unsupervised
    • Strong emphasis on problem-solving and resolution
    • Strong understanding of the implementation of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
    • Resilient motivation for continued self-education and personal development


    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain or related field, or experience equivalent
    • 5-10 years’ experience with a well-rounded supply chain industry background
    • 1-2 years’ experience leading PDCAs (internal & customer facing), and/or leading others through a disciplined problem-solving process (DMAIC, ORLOE, or PDCA)
    • 1-2 years’ experience managing existing customer relationships and growing new customer relationships
    • Preferred 1-2 years’ experience in delivering lean training or as a lean consultant
    • Preferred experience leading 1 or more Kaizen or Rapid Improvement Events


    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain or related field, or experience equivalent
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