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Lean Coordinator - Lansing, Michigan5800 West Grand River AveLansing, Michigan, 48906United States Career OpportunityWork with facility management to identify and implement process improvement utilizing Lean principles. How you will impact WestRock.Teaches and drives Lean principles with energy and passion, functioning as a champion of change. Partners with the Plant/General Manager to reduce plant operating costs.Monitors Lean initiatives to schedules and deliverables, ensuring business objectives are met.Communicates metrics and project objectives, status, barriers, and results to all levels of the organization.Analyzes financial impact of process improvements.Provides lean training and consultation.Determines financial impact of process improvements.Investigates problems and requirements to develop and implement appropriate solutions.Follows through to ensure completion of assigned tasks.Leads teams in value-stream focused continuous improvement efforts via Kaizen Workshops and Daily Kaizens.Performs the other job duties as assigned. What you need to succeed Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field is preferred. Must have prior experience implementing Lean principles. Must have personal computer skills including email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to organize, facilitate and execute Lean training as well as Kaizen workshops. Must display energy and passion for Lean. Must be able to influence others across the organization. Must be able to develop priorities. Must have experience with pull systems, Kanban, visual workplace, flow, set-up, reduction, standard work, etc. Must have hands on experience in a manufacturing environment. Must be self-motivated. Must be able to communicate effectively with all types and levels of employees. Must be astute problem solver and be able to multi task. Must have a record of achieving cost savings. Must be willing to travel. Must be able to maintain good attendance. Must be willing to work overtime as needed. Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. What we offer
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potentialA career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work. #MI#GD *CBWRKWestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.For more information please contact Juan Mendez at 517.886.2467