Regional Manager, Continuous Improvement
Hammond, IN 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.

Regional Manager, Continuous Improvement

Hammond, Indiana

As a member of the Seating Division, the Continuous Improvement Regional Manager will lead all Continuous Improvement activities across several North America JIT plants to ensure world-class performance that delivers the best safety, quality and costs.

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Supporting all plants in the region for development & sharing best practices
  • Coordinate rollup of gap analysis, target-setting, and performance tracking
  • Provide clarity to senior leadership regarding improvements & planned increases/decreases
  • Benchmarking & implementing scalable and sustainable lean processes and standards
  • In partnership with the business leaders and key stakeholders, be accountable for implementing the appropriate business measures, KPI's, & operating metrics
  • Drive executive of establishing World Class Manufacturing roadmaps through regional workshops, best practice sharing, and review
  • Deliver regional MOS quarterly reviews
  • Drive read-across of best practices by conducting regional workshops
  • Develop and deploy robust training programs to teach lean principles and the use of continuous improvement tools to drive productivity and improved performance

Your Qualifications:

  • 10 years' experience driving Continuous Improvement initatives and activities in a manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • Minimum of 5 years experience leading CI and/or Six Sigma in a JIT manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Firm understanding of process improvement techniques and experience
  • Organized and committed to meeting deadlines
  • Able to critically evaluate individual processes and projects, then synthesize insights to arrive at a summary of overall organizational status

Bonus If You Have:

  • Advanced degree
  • Master Black Belt Certification

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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