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Sr. Lean Engineer

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Fecha: 22/11/2021

Ubicación: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Empresa: Corning

JOB TITLE:     Senior  Lean Transformation Specialist                                                                                           


DEPARTMENT:       Performance Excellence & Lean Engineering                             LOCATION:         Reynosa Plant 1          

  1. Purpose of Position.   
  1.  The role of the Senior Lean Transformation Specialist is to act as change agent to promote, continuous improvement, cost savings and cultural changes by playing key leadership across the assigned operation/plant. This position is expected to drive improvements and provide support to implement continuous improvement initiatives originated by the core teams or by the PEx/Lean organization mainly driven by data analysis and deep process understanding leveraging digital transformation tools available as well introducing new and upgraded data analysis tools and solutions. In addition, this position is expected to promote standardization of continues improvement methods and techniques across the operation/plant.
  2.  Mention the major responsibilities and tasks of the position.
  1. Lead crossfunctional teams developing projects  across multiple areas and functions.
  2. Create 3-5 years continues improvement road map and outline projects to support vision for assigned operation/plant
  3. Act as an expert in VSM tool utilization across multiple areas
  4. Promote Lean Transformation by selecting and driving Constinues Improvement, Quality and Digital tools in order to support long term vision.
  5. Provides timely feedback to his/her supervision and other leaders on project status
  6. Create project presentations to effectively communicate  status and action plans in both English and Spanish
  7. Assures best practices and lessons learned are implemented in all applicable areas and functions across the opeartion/plant
  8. Act as advisor for Lean Six Sigma and Data Analysis Tools when other Engineers are dealing with complex problems
  9. Lead his/her core team through influence and data analysis
  10. Exercise Influence in peers and two levels above
  11. Implement techniques to bring projects back into control


  1. List the two most complex decisions indicative of this function and its impact to the function, department and/or corporation.
  1.  Create Lean Transformation road map for next 3-5 years using VSM technique
  2. Determine  the correct metrics and levels to evaluate progress of plans to  achieve expected  results


  1. Internal and External Customers.
  1. Internal.
    1.   Lean Manufacturing Supervisor, PEx Manager, Operations Managers, Production Managers, Supply Chain Managers,  Internal Project Stakeholders, Site PEx Champion, Divisional PEx Champion, Divisional Engineering, Molding Organization          


  1. External.
      1.     External Project Stakeholders                           


  1. Personnel Directed.
        1. Single bands
        2. Double band
        3. Hourly ee      


6.    Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements.


 A. Education.

  • Engineering BS Degree, Quality and Productivity desired
  • Or Data Analytics related
  • Or similar                         

       B. Work Experience.

  •      4-5 years as Lean Engineer.

 C. Additional Skills.

  •  Self-motivated individual with a history of delivering positive results through continuous improvement. 
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to work in team environment.
  • Strong "Change Agent" with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Strong Process focus with attention-to-detail abilities, problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing methods, systems, and production processes. 
  • Strong knowledge on Lean Six Sigma Methodology
  • Strong ability to translate  data coming from several sources  into informative charts
  • Strong knowledge of personal computers and data analysis, basic programing skills is a plus
  • Strong abilities  in Quality improvement Tools
  • Able to create effective presentations and lead meetings with technical detail in foreign language    
  • Able to defend his/ her point of view based on technical data
  • Results oriented
  • Proactive individual able to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Able to establish SMART goals for his/her self and the team.
  • Able to lead  through influence his/her assigned team      


7. Extraordinary Activities.

A. Contribute and participate in External Audits in department, as well as being responsible for the good results of such.

Some examples of Audits are: ISO, TL, 5's, Safety, Sarbox, among others.