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Senior Lean Specialist


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead deployment of Lean methodology throughout the Company’s global functional areas and/or manufacturing operations.
  • Support implementations of Lean initiatives that support business objectives.  
  • Conduct standardized and effective development and certification of Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the application of Lean tools. 


Minimum Qualification

  • 8-15 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering)          
  • Extensive travel (over 20%)
  • Extensive overnight stays (over 20%)
  • Job requires employee to drive a personal vehicle to conduct company business < 20% per week (8 hours) and/or travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten years of technical experience.  
  • Successful Lean implementation and structured problem-solving experience.
  • Experience in implementing lean projects in cross-functional organization structures.  
  • Good communication, organizational and relationship-building skills with prior experience working with teams across an organization.  
  • A Six Sigma Black Belt.  
  • Technical skills such as CAD layout and simulation software application experience.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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