Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Lean Engineering Supervisor

Expired Job

Corning Concord , NC 28025

Posted 5 months ago

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


You will plan, direct, and continually improve Lean Manufacturing initiatives at the site. Drive the implementation of Lean fundamental competencies (Value Stream Maps, Visual Performance Metrics, WPO, Kaizen, Work Standardization, Gemba Engagement) & transformational competencies (workplace design, inventory controls, capacity flexibility, flow smoothing, value add analysis, insignificant changeover) in order to continually improve performance in quality, cost, delivery, morale, & safety. Communicate and work with other Corning locations to ensure alignment with initiatives, promote best practice proliferation, and ensure inter-plant consistency of systems and procedures. Develop and implement systems, procedures, and projects required to successfully accomplish plant, divisional, and corporate goals/objectives. II.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop & implement a strategy for a self-sustaining lean program. Track Lean metrics to verify effectiveness of Lean improvements. Develop/update standards to ensure sustainability & improvement as well as linkage with divisional/corporate initiatives.

  • Educate and coach plant employees on Lean philosophy, vision, concepts, & expectations. Develop/sustain a strategy & process for Lean training and development (Emphasis should be on coaching teams to accept responsibility and solve their own problems). Overcome paradigms and obstacles to establish a Lean culture. Mentor & provide leadership to site Lean resources.

  • Drive the implementation of Lean manufacturing utilizing validated methodologies and tools.

  • Lead value stream mapping exercises to identify, document, & execute opportunities to improve the business (cycle time, capacity, & cost) from current to future state.

  • Direct the planning and implementation of continuous improvement activities via Kaizen. Facilitate leadership and others "going to gemba" to truly understand & implement improvement.

  • Develop & implement sustainable 5S, Visual Control, Load Smoothing, Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), & other Lean programs.

  • Facilitate the planning & implementation of workplace flow/layout, as well as equipment installations, modifications, and moves according to Lean concepts.

  • Identify & horizontally deploy benchmark opportunities between Corning locations.

  • Partner with HR to develop & execute strategy for growth & development of site employees by establishing a talent pipeline into & out of Lean.

  • Where practical, support the facilitation/implementation of Lean projects at other OFC locations in an effort to provide continuous improvement with the largest impact, mentoring of resources, & standardization.

  • Directly responsible for performing work in a safe manner & maintaining a safe work environment. Responsible for his/her safety, as well as that of others that may be at the facility, whether working or visiting. Is responsible for observing safe work practices and being proactive for reporting/fixing any unsafe conditions.

  • Plan and achieve budget objectives for expense and capital items.


Expected to be less than 20% but could include international trips.

Education and Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering; open to other Engineering disciplines coupled with relevant experience.

  • 5-7+ years of engineering / project engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Working LEAN Six Sigma Knowledge or Green Belt certification and demonstrated application of tools.

  • Validated leadership, Lean manufacturing, analytical, & problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods, systems, and production processes.

  • Working knowledge of computers including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Project).

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to present ideas, opinions and data to gain understanding consensus, and support

  • Process/results oriented with organizational and attention-to-detail abilities.

Desired Skills:

  • Prior direct management experience preferred but not required.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Shift Supervisor Management Trainee

CVS Health

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-16T00:00 Job Description The Shift Supervisor Trainee role is an entry-level, short-term role that prepares an employee to perform a higher-level supervisory role, such as Operations Supervisor or Shift Supervisor. The Shift Supervisor Trainee performs work as directed in order to prepare for future supervisory responsibilities, completes basic operations and management skills training, and also learns about key aspects of the business (e.g., building customer loyalty through exceptional service) and CVS/pharmacy culture. Upon successful completion of the training program, Shift Supervisor Trainees are eligible to be considered for promotion to open Operations Supervisor or Shift Supervisor positions. These key leadership roles support the CVS Store Management team in driving store execution and performance while building consumer loyalty to CVS/pharmacy through a focus on excellent customer service. When there is no manager onsite, the Operations Supervisor or Shift Supervisor leads the store staff, ensures that store operations run smoothly, and is responsible for ensuring the completion of all opening and closing procedures. Essential Functions: 1. Management * Work effectively with store management and store crews * Supervise the store's crew through assigning, directing and following up of all activities * Effectively communicate information both to and from store management and crews 2. Customer Service * Assist customers with their questions, problems and complaints * Promote CVS customer service culture. (Greet, offer help, and thank) * Handle all customer relations issues in accordance with company policy and promote a positive shopping experience for all CVS customers * Maintain customer/patient confidentiality Required Qualifications Deductive reasoning ability, analytical skills and computer skills. Advanced communication skills. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some early morning, overnight and weekend shifts, to work overtime as needed. Preferred Qualifications Experience in retail Education High school diploma or equivalent required Business Overview CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers. CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact us by clicking Advice and Counsel CVS Health does not require nor expect that applicants disclose their compensation history during the application, interview, and hiring process. For inquiries related to the application process or technical issues please contact the Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352. Please note that we only accept resumes via our corporate website: CVS Health Concord NC

Lean Engineering Supervisor

Expired Job