Division Rohrer Corporation
Location Corporate
Employment Type Full Time Regular Employee
Date Posted 5/4/2021
Contact Name Lysander Diaz
Contact Phone 708-236-1394
Job Code 426001
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Job Details


This position will drive the continuous improvement activities in planning, organizing, staffing, directing and executing improvement initiatives to drive a better customer experience while removing waste, lead time and cost.   


ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Provide positive leadership and expertise in improving operational results in Lean and Continuous Improvement tools.  Facilitate Lean events and train leaders, managers, and team members in Lean tools while building a Lean culture to improve and sustain results. 


  • Gathers information to evaluate current work processes in order to determine the flow of work, time requirements, costs, and duration
  • Develops strategies and programs that improve the productivity and efficiency of the various work processes of the plant
  • Develop the plant continual improvement strategy using synergy from management to floor level employees
  • Applies various industrial engineering problem solving and productivity techniques to evaluate the improvement of recommended strategies and programs
  • Instructs others in continuous process improvements, including the use of various problem solving and productivity techniques such as process mapping and cost time management
  • Facilitates employee teams to build cohesiveness and improve the overall results of the respective teams' tasks
  • Creates documents & communicates process modifications as needed
  • Actively participates in Production & process improvement committee meetings
  • Acts to align company goals by continually reviewing processes to create overall operating efficiencies in obtaining the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost


Apply expertise to drive the following:

  • Gemba Walks
  • Value Stream Mapping processes
  • 5S and Visual Management
  • Lean & Quality metrics implementation
  • Problem-solving & waste elimination
  • Kaizen planning, leading events & execution of outcomes
  • Standard Work Playbooks with takt time, cycle time & line balancing
  • SMED
  • TPM
  • Root Cause Countermeasure, Pareto Analysis, Fishbone Analysis & 5 Why analysis
  • Other duties as assigned


·       Certified Lean Black Belt, or equivalent, and a minimum of 5 years of CI experience.

·       Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing

·       Proven capability of leading a transformation effort, including change management.

·       College degree (minimum BS)

·       Good oral and written communication skills

·       Good leadership and relationship building skills

·       The ability to think critically and learn from mistakes

·       Ability to teach and mentor others

·       Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

·       Strong analytical and quantitative skills

·       Process and detail oriented individual.



  • Exemplify Rohrer’s Core Values:

o   Partnership – Actively develop relationships with our internal team and external partners to create shared value

o   Integrity – Building trust as we operate under our guiding principles of honesty, decency, and ethics

o   Drive – Engaged and passionate about proactively leading and participating in continuous improvement

o   Initiative – Develop creative and inventive ideas that shape our markets and achieve our strategic objectives

·       The ability to coach, inspire and work with cross functional managers, supervisors and employees

·       Ability to influence all levels of the organization

·       The ability to mentor for succession planning and added opportunities in this area

·       Ability to see the impact and interaction of change and manage as required

·       Good team player and the ability to receive coaching

·       Hands on person not afraid to get their hands dirty who can relate to production operators but comfortable around senior leaders as well

·       The ability to work in the context of a corporate wide lean standardization program but also provide best practices that may be able to help other sites