Exide Technologies - Lean Coordinator


The Exide-Salina facility is located in the Southern part of Salina in North-Central Kansas. The 429,950 square foot facility operates on a 24/7 basis with 12 hour shifts.  Exide-Salina is the largest capacity lead/acid battery manufacturing facility in the world!!

Exide Technologies in Salina, KS is now looking for a Lean Coordinator.  The Lean Manufacturing Coordinator will be responsible for continual improvement activities impacting Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost business performance indicators.  The Lean Manufacturing Coordinator will assemble and develop Kaizen teams to produce break-through level results through innovative process designs and change management.  The Lean Manufacturing Coordinator will utilize Toyota Production System methodologies, techniques, and Lean Manufacturing tools to coach and mentor Team Leaders to become process design and problem solving proficient.

A successful Lean Coordinator must have a bachelor’s degree (IE or other engineering degree preferred) and 4 years directly related experience, must have formal training in Lean Manufacturing concepts & tool and Six Sigma GB or BB preferred.  Additional qualifications are that the candidate must have experience in leading plant level continuous improvement projects using Toyota Production System and/or Lean Manufacturing methodologies, experience with applying continuous process improvement and waste reduction tools e.g. 5S, TPM, Standardized Work, Kanban, problem solving, etc, and experience in team development – problem solving, conflict resolution, building cooperative relationships, and effective communication.  Candidate must have demonstrated project management skills, effective coaching and mentoring skills, basic math skills with the ability to do algebraic functions, capable computer skills, very familiar with MS Office Software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Access) and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Interested qualified applicants can apply in person at:

Kansas Works Center
203 N 10th St
Salina, KS  67401
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Or submit resume for consideration to salinarecruiting@exide.com.  Exide Technologies offers competitive wages and benefits.

                                     Exide Technologies provides a Drug–free Workplace
                                                                   And is an
                                            Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-Time    Expiration Date: 08/07/2013
Contact Information
SalinaHR413 E. Berg Road785-823-4028