Lean Champion

Reference Number: LC_RI_TBG
Location: Rhode Island

One of our top clients, an industry leading in industrial manufacturer, is seeking a Lean Champion.  Reporting to senior level leadership, this person will have the opportunity to play an integral role in the deployment of their world-class Lean Production System across all competencies of the business.

Why This Company is Unique:

  • Lean has executive backing and full customer support
  • Strong financial backing and track record of growth and financial stability
  • 75 year old company with a strong culture and employee longevity
  • Strong safety track record and focus
  • Industry leader in their field of manufacturing and knowledge leader
  • Track record of innovation and expansion into new markets
  • Promote and give the tools necessary to help their employees excel – they invest in their people!
  • Hire, train and retain the best people in the industry

Experience/Skills/Attributes Needed to Succeed:

  • Five or more years of progressive LEAN deployment experience in a manufacturing environment with a commitment to safety
  • Significant hands-on experience leading at least 30-50 Kaizen events, including 5 day Kaizens
  • Strong understanding of how to map value streams and use these maps (and plant level KPI’s) to put in place a local transformation plan for building a lean culture
  • Strong understanding of the foundational tools of Lean (takt time, value stream maps, process mapping, SMED, standard work, kaizen, TPM, 5S, etc)


Our client offers a competitive base compensation plus a bonus opportunity.  In addition, the client offers an excellent benefits package.


The Lean Champion can be based in either Rhode Island or Wisconsin.  Relocation assistance is available.

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