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Stanley Acess Technologies Lean Manufacturing Manager in Sedalia, Missouri

76403BRTitle:Lean Manufacturing ManagerBusiness:US - GTS - Global Operations State/Country/Province:Missouri No. of Positions:1Job Description: Come Build The World With Us!

This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are

You’re a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You’re creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You’re agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) in Engineering or related field

  • Advanced degree (MBA/MS) a plus

  • Lean Certification a plus

  • Six Sigma Black Belt a plus

  • Five years’ management experience in manufacturing environment is preferred

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

  • Working knowledge in the use of Statistical Quality Control metrics preferred.

  • Proficiency in-group and individual training techniques, including “train the trainer” tasks.

  • Ability to develop valuable process maps.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • Willingness to take risks on solutions and decisions

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively facilitate and communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Must be results oriented, energetic, proactive, a team player, with the ability to think conceptually and strategically

  • Ability to effectively present information to varying groups of managers, executives, or other groups of associates

    What You’ll Do

    As a Lean Manufacturing Manager , you’ll be responsible leading, managing, and facilitating the transition to Lean/Sigma Manufacturing at the facility level. Primary responsibility is to ensure there is an effective transformation from traditional batch manufacturing to Lean/Sigma Manufacturing by removing waste from the value stream and improving throughput to develop the future state value stream map for the facility. The Lean Manufacturing Manager will coordinate these activities with the Plant Manager and Value Streams. Specifically, you’ll:

  • Champion and lead initiatives that integrate Lean/Sigma throughout the facility, using continuous improvement (CI) tools such as; kaizen events, 5S, Six-Sigma, “standard work”, OEE, mistake proofing, etc. to reduce waste, optimize capital assets and improving throughput.

  • Contribute to the manufacturing facility to achieve productivity, inventory, quality, throughput, space, and safety objectives established for the facility

  • Establish and champion the 5S process within the facility.

  • Develop a training and education plan to ensure associates possess the knowledge and skill required to implement and maintain Lean/Sigma efforts

  • Maintain a positive, progressive, union-free environment.

  • Commit to the Environmental Health and Safety Mission, being a top business priority, and strive to implement best practices to exceed regulatory compliance.

  • Cell development and improvements

  • Material flow and elimination of Powered Industrial Vehicles

  • Plan and coordinate Lean/Sigma events within the supply chain.

  • Select and develop kaizen event leaders

  • Facilitate creative visual manufacturing boards throughout the facility.

  • Perform 5S audits to ensure gains are made and to sustain improvements

  • Sustain gains implemented through kaizen events.

  • Utilize suppliers in Kaizen events to assist in the transition to CFM as needed.

  • Function as a change agent.

    Benefits & Perks

    You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

    What You’ll Also Get

  • Career Opportunity : Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

  • Learning & Development : Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture : We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

  • Purpose-Driven Company : You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

    Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.



All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Requisition Number:76403BRFunction:Manufacturing City:SedaliaEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Engineering, Manufacturing