Value Stream Leader

AP Professionals
July 3, 2019
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


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 is a direct hire position, with excellent benefits, onsite perks, and a significant bonus potential!


  • 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


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


  • 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
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