Lean Implementation Champion

Legrand West Hartford , CT 06107

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Description

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Lean/Continuous Improvement Leader to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in West Hartford, CT. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Legrand Wiremold Plant, under the direction of the Plant Manager. This position is responsible for supporting the lean transformation and daily management initiatives by ensuring strategies are implemented, and principles/practices/tools are incorporated in the culture and processes under transformation. This position implements and supports actions that bring about improvements which may include, but are not limited to safety, customer value proposition, quality, delivery, cycle, growth, margin expansion, and inventory.

engineering team members within discipline and across disciplines.

What Will You Do?

To support the organization in implementing lean transformation and daily management across the Wiremold Plant including:

  • Implementing tactical strategies to achieve the desired vision

  • Executing against long and short-term objectives to support the Plant's KPI's and goals

  • Working with necessary site personnel to identify, address, and eliminate process related obstacles

  • Assisting in the change systems/processes as required in support of the lean initiatives

  • Utilize value stream mapping techniques to design optimal information, material, and flow methodology

To act as a change agent to bring improvements to the overall plant through active support, facilitation and leadership of Kaizen events; includes:

  • Coaching and following up on pre-work and post work standards

  • Participate in co-facilitating or facilitating events, projects, and "just do it's"

  • Participate in gemba walks and coaching employees on continuous improvement, standard work development and adherence

  • Coach on abnormalities and problem solving

  • Help update and maintain visual performance tools, including tier boards

  • Creating and implementing standard work while teaching/coaching leaders to do the same

To support activities needed to incorporate lean transformation and daily management into the Plant culture:

  • Assisting in identifying on-going training needs

  • Drive OpEx culture through coaching employees, to drive lean behaviors, and follow the Legrand Way

  • Perform the Legrand Way RADAR to identify focus areas to improve in lean culture

  • Coach the Legrand Values to all employees

Track improvements made to the Plant to provide assurance that changes are effective and sustainable:

  • Audit the areas after improvements are implemented

  • Monitor and report on key metrics

Qualifications

Required Skills

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or related discipline (Equivalent educations/experience will be considered)
  • Knowledge of basic lean concepts and continuous improvement based tools

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in a world class lean environment in preferred

  • Operations or Engineering background is preferred

SKILLS/KNOWELDGE/ABILITIES:

  • Must possess strong written and oral communication and presentation skill with the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences

  • Ability to effectively facilitate activities and discussions using a defined process

  • Ability to write reports, general business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to create standard work document

  • Must be a self-motivated learner

  • Ability to energize and motivate teams

  • Facilitate change from a position of an influencer

  • Ability to recognize conflict and take action within scope of the role

  • Ability to define problem areas, collect data, and establish facts

  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical processes

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing work environment

  • Strong capability with personal computer applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio)

Company Info

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world's best employers. For more information, visit legrand.com.

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women's network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us.

About Legrand's Electrical Wiring Systems Division

Legrand's Electrical Wiring Systems (EWS) division provides the most complete line of residential, commercial and industrial electrical wiring devices in the world. EWS has strong market positions

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