Masonite Lean Engineer in Greenville, Texas
Masonite International Corporation is a leading global designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction, repair, renovation and remodeling and non-residential building construction markets. Since 1925, Masonite has provided its customers with innovative products and superior service at compelling values. Masonite currently serves more than 7,000 customers in 80 countries. Additional information about Masonite can be found at www.masonite.com.
At Masonite, we have a large, global footprint and continue to build a better company as we expand. That’s why our door is always open to new points of view, and better paths to success. Because we believe that innovation leads change, our employees are encouraged to be courageous, bring ideas, take risks and think outside the box. And they are recognized for reshaping the way we do business and transforming our company from the insideout.
The Lean Engineer provides support for project based strategic company initiatives and the deployment of an ambitious Lean-Sigma transformation program, which we call Mvantage, in our manufacturing locations. This program encompasses the transformation of the people, the Management operating system and the systematic application of the Lean tools. Achieving the vision of a “learning, continuously improving organization across all levels of Masonite”, becoming the foundation for “Unparalleled Customer service” across all customers, internal and external.
This is an opportunity for an individual to obtain hands on experience in process improvement activities, participation in and leading of cross functional teams, execution of continuous improvement projects, and driving benefits in customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and productivity using the Lean methodology and tools. Ideal candidates would have an interest in exploring multiple career paths and willingness to move from location to location as new career opportunities arise because this position will provide the Lean Engineer the opportunity to transition into an Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, or Engineering leadership position within our manufacturing footprint.
Learn the Mvantage program through internal training provided by the Continuous Improvement and Plant Leadership teams.
Demonstrate understanding of Mvantage training through the ability to lead a tier 1 process.
Assist in Mvantage deployment in plant facility and training of operators in the plant.
Act as team lead and/or supervisor of a tier board for 30 days to receive on the job training.
Drive process improvements that sustain project goals, and provide timely, accurate, and meaningful information on project status, and keep updated financial records of project.
Support strategic project and be responsible for completing assigned tasks to achieve specific project goals.
Working with the lead engineer to create new process documentation, training materials, Standard operating procedure documents, and providing training to the plant operators.
Participate in the Capacity Expansion project for 9 plants in our Interior Division by relaying the lines to create a standard design to provide product flow and process standardization.
Collaborate with IGU (Insulated Glass Unity) Automation project team for new equipment install, creation of SOPs, and training.
Provide support for a New Production Introduction in our Exterior Division with process improvement in an instance of higher impact on quality issues.
Manage expansion of business in Florida with new facilities, equipment, and process flow to abet the Market Growth Management project team with expanding capacity supply chain impacts.
Help add value to process flow for Continuous Improvement by understanding current process flow and elevating future process flow.
Align with business owner and project manager at project facility and managing project deck.
Oversee management planning and execution for project while influencing behavior without the direct authority.
Minimum Bachelor Degree with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, or Business
Lean training and certification preferred but not required
Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required.
Experience participating in a team environment
Must be skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
Self-motivated to drive change and exceed expectations
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Candidates must be able to travel 25% of the time
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