Lean Manufacturing Specialist

In partnership with our client, a large steel manufacturer, ResourceTek is seeking several Lean Manufacturing Specialists to join their team in multiple locations. The right candidate will organize, implement and maintain the production process flow.  This is a direct hire opportunity.



  • Provides a hands-on process improvement using a combination of Lean Manufacturing with a focus towards optimizing labor resources and systems, flow creation, 5S and waste reduction.
  • Improve continually existing operation, for increased quality, productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Facilitate value stream mapping.
  • Investigate operational problems affecting production and reporting and recommending solutions.
  • Provide manufacturing data i.e. production control charts, reliability, process capability, to improve the process and monitor and measure progress to target outcome.
  • Organize meetings with other team members to facilitate growth.
  • Assist in identifying ways to reduce production inefficiencies through recommendations- i.e: new processes, elimination of waste, machinery enhancements.
  • Work with other relevant departments to determine estimated costs, run time, cost reduction and close the feedback loop.
  • Train and supervise staff on new development processes and technology.
  • Provides a hands-on process improvement using a combination of Lean Manufacturing with a focus towards optimizing labor resources and systems, flow creation, 5S and waste reduction.
  • Provide assistance on development and documentation of KPI’s and systems designed to sustain and drive continuous improvement using Clients Operating Model.
  • Ability to travel 25% to other locations within a specified region.
  • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.



  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Project Management or related field; preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years successful lean implementation experience with proven record of sustainable results.
  • Prior knowledge/experience with the Toyota Production System is preferred.
  • Successful candidate will have prior knowledge and practical experience in a manufacturing/industrial setting with a strong focus in Lean Manufacturing operations.
  • Extensive job-related experience with LEAN Operating Model Deployment preferred.
  • Proven ability to drive continuous improvement with identifying and eliminating waste using applicable tools and analysis.
  • Strong coaching, facilitation and organizational skills with a strong track record of successful change management.
  • Enjoy a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Must be proactive, creative, and a hands-on change agent.
  • Should have team building and rapid execution abilities.
  • Self-motivated and ability to “think on your feet” when working and a “can do” approach to work.
  • Self-Starter who can creatively drive continuous improvement on their own initiative with guidance as necessary.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, computer and basic business skills. Able to bring clarity and optimal solutions from abstract information.


Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

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