Operational Excellence Leader, Charlotte, NC


Job Title: Operational Excellence Leader

Company: Classic Graphics

Location:  Charlotte, NC


  • Effectively work with company team members to gather recommendations and institute improved process change
  • Work with internal teams to sustain new processes. Verify results and create actions where results are not achieved
  • Identify, setup, and facilitate Kaizen events with cross-functional teams in both manufacturing and transactional environments
  • Analyze current labor models, estimated piece rates and set up times to better understand how estimating and data align to requirements
  • Recommended changes to current estimating/costing standards
  • Use mathematical/statistical methods to drive efficient use of production labor. Provide updates to current labor models to drive results
  • Utilize knowledge and application of tools and techniques such as SMED, TAKT, VSM, Pull, 5S, etc
  • Design new equipment systems that reduce labor and provide a strong ROI
  • Perform time studies to better understand the current state of that operation
  • Benchmark other manufacturing companies to provide comparisons for our progress
  • Train employees to help facilitate lean events for improvements in both productivity and quality
  • Train employees in mistake-proofing techniques and lean principles. Share results and ideas with team using internal communication methods.
  • Help identify employees who have the ability to be Lean leaders
  • Help create and maintain a culture of Lean


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline
  • 7+ years of successful experience as a lean change agent
  • 2-5 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Black Belt or Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma preferred
  • CAD preferred not required
  • Expert MS Office applications
  • Strong problem-solving capability
  • Strong facilitation skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Compensation: Compensation to commensurate with experience

Relocation: N/A

Offered by:

Name:  Greg Miller

Company: Classic Graphics

Address:  8335 IBM Drive Charlotte NC  28262

Email:  gregm@knowclassic.com

Voice: 980-233-5222

Company URL:  https://www.knowclassic.com/


Posted on

February 5, 2018

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