At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. Throughout our 120 global locations, our values guide us as we create innovative solutions for the world's water challenges. We bring water to life!
As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.
We have an opportunity for a Lean Engineer to join our team at our Ashland, OH location. In this role, the Lean Engineer will identify, plan, and deliver key business results related to process efficiencies, customer satisfaction, and employee development, across all functions. This Lean Engineer will be responsible for the development, training, and deployment of Lean principles at the site level. This Lean Engineer will also be responsible for implementing lean manufacturing techniques, designing jigs and fixtures, and providing support to the assembly line. This role will lead manufacturing optimization projects such as Kaizen events, and will also evaluate production capacity requirements and while estimating equipment and direct and indirect labor needs. The Lean Engineer will work closely with all levels of the organization to ensure that best practices and continuous improvement are a part of our culture.
Organize, plan and deliver team training based on the Pentair Integrated Management Systems (PIMS) Lean principles throughout the whole organization.
Lead Site Strategic Transformation Planning and Review sessions.
Design and implement processes and systems following the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle.
Define measurable Safety-Quality-Delivery-Cost-Cash (SQDCC) goals and objectives for lean activities.
Build and facilitate multi-discipline impacting short and long term lean activities.
Implement and follow up on lean improvements.
Teach, coach and mentor process owners and leaders on how to sustain results.
Identify and evaluate resource requirements to support lean implementations.
Communicate plans, actions and results to the organization.
Execute company strategy associated with implementation of lean systems, in a fast-paced environment.
Liaison with management on lean implementation.
Promote and ensure lean practices throughout the company and external suppliers.
Participate directly and indirectly in kaizen events.
Participate in benchmark lean events with sister sites and external companies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree (B.S) in Engineering or Business Management is preferred
2-3 years of successful lean implementation experience preferred with proven record of sustainable results.
Enjoy a challenging and fast-paced environment.
Possess strong analytical problem solving skills.
Possess strong coaching, facilitation and organizational skills.
Be proactive, creative and a hands-on change agent.
Have team building and rapid execution abilities.
Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Diversity and Inclusion:
With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.
We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:
Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership
Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels
Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture
Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory
Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.