Lean Specialist

Reference Number: 51719trs
Location: Kansas City, MO

Lean Specialist
Kansas City, MO
$70- 80K 

Responsible for leading and deploying the best practices throughout the manufacturing organization by leading or supporting continuous improvement initiatives across various manufacturing processes.  Utilizing lean manufacturing principles to lead, facilitate, execute and manage projects to reduce manufacturing costs while maintaining product quality and customer satisfaction.   


  • Develop principle work standards and line balancing for productivity
  • Identify manufacturing cost reductions
  • Optimize CNC machining processes
  • Optimize work flow and cell designs
  • Track and execute cost reduction for process improvements
  • Plan, execute and manage continuous improvement projects
  • Develop and sustain employees training and development on lean concepts
  • Develop measurement systems supporting lean manufacturing philosophy
  • Lead value stream mapping exercises


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years Lean Manufacturing  
  • Lean Manufacturing Certification  
  • Experience in plant ERP systems (SAP or similar)  
  • CNC machining processes
  • Experience in leading key business projects