Value Stream Leader

AP Professionals
Published
April 15, 2019
Location
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks

Description

AP Professionals has partnered with an aerospace manufacture near Rochester, NY seeking a Value Stream Leader to join their team.  The Value Stream Leader is accountable for internal operational strategy and goals, and leadership of Value Stream employees. Lead cross-functional activities, including production, continuous improvement, engineering, procurement, human resources, and quality. The Value Stream Leader must have strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Previous supervisory experience leading a large, Lean interdisciplinary team in a manufacturing environment is necessary for success in this roles. This company offers excellent benefits, onsite perks, and a significant bonus opportunities!

Responsibilities

  • Drive safety and Lean initiatives to ensure employee buy-in and proper implementation
  • Ensure high-level operation functioning in regards to adequate inventory, production control scheduling, shipping and receiving logistics
  • Create, manage, and adhere to operational budget
  • Lead and promote teamwork through individualized coaching and training, and support development programs
  • Establish a culture of accountability through effective performance management
  • Drive the continuous improvement of all business metrics
  • Meet delivery needs and cost center objectives
  • Manage personnel and equipment planning

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical field required

Experience

  • 8+ years of experience in Lean manufacturing or operations required
  • 6+ years of experience in a supervisory position required
  • Previous experience leading cross-functional teams, including engineering and quality

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Strong practical knowledge of Lean principles including continuous improvement processes, Kaizen, Six Sigma, and 5S
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Additional Qualifications

  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship due to the company's military contractor status; applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident
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