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Regional Lean Manager

What's the role?

The Regional Lean Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and harmonization of LEAN in the North American region. This position drives change across the organization by developing, managing, and leading LEAN projects.
Open to Plano or Tulsa

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

  • Develop and manage a Regional Logistics Lean program (across all departments in organization)
  • Develop and align LEAN initiatives/Roadmaps with line Management; ensure the implementation of agreed targets and roadmaps according to LEAN program
  • Monitor, track, and audit process and progress of LEAN in the Supply Chain in order to continuously improve processes and performance
  • Identify cross department (Logistics, Finance, Sales, Human Resources, Marketing) topics to improve overall supply chain and conduct improvement projects accordingly (facilitate workshops with relevant stakeholders)
  • Manage and lead LEAN projects along the Value Chain (focus on cross functional Value Stream projects) with strong business impacts on global level (KPI improvements)
  • Define best-practices and process standards, develop new LEAN tools, and trigger implementation
  • Contribute to the continuous review and improvement of the Value-Added System by developing and searching for new tools, methods, and standards
  • Qualify, enable, and coach the organization to drive LEAN; develop, maintain, and conduct training programs and knowledge management (MyKL) to develop skills and facilitate experience
  • Set a focus on promoting a LEAN mind-set and empowering project members to take over responsibility and consequently drive self-reliant LEAN projects
  • Cooperate with all stakeholders (e.g. other plants, logistics, sourcing, BU, MO, suppliers) and strive for the best solution for the Hilti value chain
  • Actively support new behavior, to drive LEAN to the next level – be a change agent and coach
  • Contribute to periodical LEAN exchange (intern, extern), LEAN Summit, and LEAN Award
  • Additional duties as assigned

Hilti values a healthy work-life balance. 94% of employees agrees their team leader is flexible and responsible to personal needs when they arise.

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive base salary and bonus potential, we offer a robust benefits package including a generous paid time off policy that includes vacation, personal days, health & wellness, and 2 days per year to give back in your local community, paid family leave, educational reimbursement and student loan assistance, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision coverage, and a variety of other benefits to fit the needs of our employees.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration with an International focus preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of supply chain work experience required; broad experience in LEAN in the supply chain and solid, sound understanding of LEAN concepts
  • Experience in LEAN projects in Logistics, Manufacturing, and indirect areas; leadership experience (line or project) and track record in implementing LEAN in early organizational maturity
  • Experience preparing content, teaching, coaching, and mentoring on LEAN tools
  • Mature leadership skills in an international environment; change management expertise
  • Excellent networking, interpersonal, organization, and communication skills required
  • Sound project and business process management skills
  • Structured and well organized with analytical skills and pragmatic solutions
  • High social skills and emotional intelligence; team player able to interact at all levels of the organization and across diverse functions and cultural environments
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Problem solving attitude, results oriented, willingness to change, innovative, proactive, self-starter
  • Authentic and inspiring personality; displays integrity, loyalty, and reliability
  • Fluency in English required; additional languages preferred
  • Up to 20% travel required

Why should you apply?

Let’s face it, we know there are lots of other companies out there. We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. This role gives you the opportunity to help shape the future of construction.

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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