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Senior Lean Leader – L5 Component Repair

  • Carrara-Pontenuovo (Provincia di Latina)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Job Description Summary

Within the L5 Component Repair Insourcing Program, the Senior Lean Leader work closely as a partner with the Leadership team to implement Lean practices, driving both a change in operating mindset and ensuring the Lean and Quality Management system fundamentals are effectively applied in support of strategic and operational business plans. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop the proficiency of the leadership team and employees in applying these fundamentals to continuously improve our Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost performance.
The Senior Lean Leader will report directly to the Project Director – L5 Component Repair.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • She/he will NOT ONLY act as the “classical” lean leader that is a facilitator, educator, advocate, consultant, and partner to the Business teams.
  • In this case, the Senior Lean Leader will be the OWNER of all the Shop Floor Design and L5 Component Repair Processes being responsible also of the practical application of Lean in Shop Floors (Italy and Malasia) and in Global Processes.
  • Her/his role incorporates Standard Work, Value Stream Management, Kaizen with Lean techniques and Daily Management into an operating cadence where problem solving and action planning are employed to transform outcomes; all centered on Respect for the People that create value for our Customers.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to assess the critical value streams, processes and practices as compared to lean company benchmarks, both internal and external, establish a transformation plan based on the prioritized gaps as context for the application of kaizen events.
  • Be an active participant and contribute hands-on to the lean efforts across the organization.
  • Responsible for design and build organizational capacity and self-sufficiency with the Lean fundamentals needed to transform the key value streams through kaizen events.
  • Supportthe leadership team in establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) and implementing a robust daily management system to drive continuous improvement.
  • Assist teams in establishing daily, weekly and monthly operating rhythm.
  • Develop a culture of problem solving at all levels of the organization and proficiency with problem solving techniques appropriate for each level.
  • Establish a kaizen event rhythm and leverage that activity to develop lean proficiency for all employees; creating internal capabilities to facilitate kaizens and sustain continuous process improvement without external support.


  • Degree in Engineering with significant experience in the Aerospace / Turbomachinery business.
  • Previous demonstrated experience in Lean / Continuos Improvement of processes/shop operations by applying Lean principles.
  • Lean practitioner, capable of facilitating kaizen events and coaching the core tools such as Daily Management, structured Problem Solving, Value Stream Management, Standard Work and Transactional Process Improvement. Experience in transforming process from traditional “batch and queue” to “single-piece-flow”.
  • Experience driving business-wide transformation preferably in a major turn-around. The ideal candidate has been through complex change; bringing a will to win with strong followership.
  • Proven to be effective driving outcomes in large, matrixed organizations – understands how to navigate geographies, cultures, relationships, etc.
  • Change agent, able to make the case for lean and demonstrate immediate impact.
  • Highly collaborative, comfortable with conflict and debate normally associated with change.
  • Critical thinker with the ability to bring others along, even those with conflicting priorities.
  • Impactful communicator from the shop floor to executive board room. Capability and experience to work with local and remote resources, merging people from different locations as needed to close complex projects in due time.
  • Clear communication skills.
  • Full availability to travel for business purposes world-wide.
  • Full availability to travel for extended periods in Malaysia and Italy, whereas necessary.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
  • Fluency in English, in writing and speaking.
  • Extensive experience within GE / BH repair business

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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