Lean / IT Business Systems Specialist at Parker Hannifin (Cleveland, OH)

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Position Summary
The Corporate Digital and IT Team is seeking a dynamic team member to lead Lean Digital Automation activities. We are looking for a thought leader and change agent. This position will Champion Lean initiatives, process quality improvements, metrics, Digital tools and operations / manufacturing process automation. This role will support the global IT organization on key projects / initiatives with a focus on continuous improvement and elimination of waste. They will measure and report progress on an on-going basis using the defined Lean tools and processes. You must be a high energy process driven individual with great influencing skills. This role will be located in Cleveland, Ohio.Scope/Supervision and Interaction: Does Not Have Direct Reports.Position reports to the Enterprise Director, Digital & IT PMO
Responsibilities
Key Essential Functions:
  • Leads and guides Lean initiatives within the Digital & IT function. Works with leadership team on Lean projects using lean tools and metrics.
  • Develop and manage the Lean Strategy and quality program to be implemented function wide(focus on process standards & business systems to include MSS, JDE & SAP)
  • Lead Lean and Kaizen events.
  • Develop review processes and metrics for lean and process improvement Initiatives
  • Work directly with leadership to develop and implement productivity and process improvements using Digital IT tools.
  • Responsible for improving IT and business operational efficiencies, leading Lean initiatives, driving cost efficiencies, and implementing best practice standards and documentation.
  • Responsible for working with division, group, and corporate resources to implement best practices.
  • Lead Digital & IT High Performance Teams and develop metrics to track digital automation initiatives.
  • Assist in training / coaching Lean process skills, tools and methodologies individually and group settings as needed.
  • Serves as a catalyst for successful and sustained lean implementation.
    Qualifications
    Qualifications
  • 5+ years lean & quality experience preferred
  • Lean Six-sigma or similar problem-solving experience (PLS experience preferred)
  • Ability to articulate the desired state, purpose and value of lean and constantly moving in the direction of waste elimination.
  • Understanding of financial measurements and goals and has good analytical skills.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication & verbal skills to lead and support empowered employees in a team and all levels of management.
  • Good presentation skills to effectively share the success and ideas of the IT function
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals
  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Agile experience needed; ScrumMaster certification preferred with knowledge of Azure DevOps for management of sprints, epics, etc.
    Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience in this field
  • Background in Lean, Quality, IT, Finance, or business operations
  • Lean 6 Sigma training or certification preferred
    Closing Statement
    The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.
    Parker Hannifin
    Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. ("Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor")If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfand http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf
  • More Information on Parker Hannifin
    Parker Hannifin operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, Haverhill, MA and San Diego, CA. Parker Hannifin was founded in 1917. It has 23683 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 61 open jobs at Parker Hannifin, click here.
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