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The AZEK Company


Job Title: Lean Six Sigma Leader

Company Name: The AZEK Company

Location: Scranton, PA

Company Description

The AZEK Company is an industry leading manufacturer of engineered low-maintenance residential and commercial building products headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Reporting directly to the VP of Lean Six Sigma, the Lean / Six Sigma Leader will ensure an effective business transformation utilizing lean manufacturing and six sigma principles. Provide leadership and project management within the entire facility for the implementation of continuous improvement programs, i.e., Kaizens and Just-Do-It (JDI) initiatives, across Value Stream(s) and cross-functional Departments of the business.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage Lean events/workshops identified through Value Stream Maps
  • Facilitate, document and audit Kaizen Events from the preparation through sustainment.
  • Provide facility wide training as required to maintain a culture of continuous improvement with emphasis on visual controls and 5S.
  • Act as the coordinator to functional teams in their efforts to identify & execute continuous improvement across their Value Stream.
  • Work with area leaders for all Continuous Improvement activities to ensure that processes are measured, monitored and controlled through Standard work.
  • Maintain tracking metrics & communications.
  • Manage Action Plans and escalate issues in a timely manner.

Required Skills:

  • A working knowledge of Lean Principles and able to train others.
  • A confident communicator, one on one and in group settings. Able to discuss differences openly and influence other.
  • Able to facilitate groups – Meetings/Training/Workshop setting
  • Comfortable generating presentations and templates using Excel, Visio, Word
  • Engineering Degree or significant hands-on experience
  • Green or Black belt trained.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering
  • 2 to 5 years of direct experience in Continuous Improvement both as team leader and facilitator. There must be evidence of both Transactional and Manufacturing based events.
  • Facilitated Kaizen workshops and/or Six Sigma projects

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