Job Description :

Job Title: Industrial Engineer - Lean consultant

Jonesboro, AR

Contract or Fulltime

Be the focal point for delivering end-to-end consulting projects for clients in the areas of Productivity enhancement, cost optimization, maintenance and asset management, inventory and change management
Lead engagements delivery for Clients in USA and coordination with offshore India as appropriate
Understand the intersection between technology, customers and business to grow revenue and cultivate business development opportunities.
Help customers understand the best mix of technologies, design solutions and services and how they should be delivered to maximize effectiveness.
Building a consultative partnership with the customer, develop a roadmap and plan to implement engagements to solve customer's problems.
Implementing the lean principles and manages the lean office and is responsible for developing standards of performance that are based on process innovation.
Provides knowledge and expertise on the process and assists in continuous improvement of the process in various projects.
Provides guidance and applies technical knowledge to provide support on more complex Lean Six Sigma Projects.
Project Execution where applicable
Development of New Lean Solutions for Clients
Willing to travel

Desired Skill:
Minimum of 10 years-experience as an Internal or External Lean Consultant
Experience in Engineering, Automotive, Heavy Engineering, Truck and off high way related environment
Lean or Six Sigma Green Belt certified or equivalent
Strong background/ understanding of Lean and Six Sigma techniques and having hands on experience of implemented Operations improvement and ME (Manufacturing Excellence) projects
Ability to operate at the strategic level yet being close enough to the details to add value to customers and be a real support to execution team.
Expertise in methodologies like VSM, KANBAN, TQM, TPM, QFD, FMEA, PDCA, SMED 7QC Tools, one piece flow and other Lean Tools & Techniques
Strong experience in developing operational methods according to required work standards and analyse all information to resolve issues such as optimal utilization, Productivity & Operational Efficiency.
Analyse Continuous Improvement project data using Six Sigma statistical tools and conduct Gemba observation studies for cause validation and improvement actions.
Facilitate and develop detailed project plans along with project leaders for Lean and Six Sigma improvement projects
Involving and leading continuous improvement activities that will ultimately lead in accomplishing the cost saving goals and objectives.
Proficient in Minitab, MS Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Creo 7 & 8 , D 365 and PLM tools if any will be added advantage.


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