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Lean Transformation Coach

Woodward, Inc.
life insurance, vision insurance, parental leave, paid holidays, sick time, short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Illinois, Rockford
May 06, 2024

Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment

At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential. We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path.

We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey. Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace for all.

Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • Estimated annual base pay: $139,000.00(minimum) - $174,000.00(midpoint) - $209,000.00(maximum) All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
    • 401(k) match (4.5%)
    • Annual Woodward stock contribution (5%)
    • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark? If you're a Lean Transformation Coach or looking to become one, we have an exciting opportunity for you. This person will have the opportunity to work with various levels within the organization. They will serve as a business partner to our VP of operations focusing on driving the Lean transformation maturity. This position will allow for continuous growth and development throughout the entirety of your career. This position will be based in Rockford, IL at our Loves Park Campus at least 3 weeks out of every month for the foreseeable future as well as additional travel requirments.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Developing maturity of the value stream transformation to the Woodward Production System standard.
  • Developing problem solving capability through the implementation and maturity of the Tiered Daily Management System.
  • Coaching leaders on ideal behaviors
  • Influencing and driving standard principles and tools across Woodward in the alignment of the Woodward Production System philosophies, methodologies and overarching best practices that is impactful and current with "Best in Class" industry practices

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelors Degree in Arts/Sciences in Management or related Technical Field
  • Atleast 10 years Professional experience working within a LEAN manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated success in implementing large scale Lean/Six Sigma concepts
  • Expert experience in an operations leadership or CI role involving coaching, teaching or mentoring others on operational process and principles within a LEAN manufacturing environment
  • Heavy domestic and international travel required

Application window is anticipated to close 30 days from original posting date.

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of the ITAR and EAR, or eligible to obtain all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. citizen or national, lawful permanent resident (i.e., 'Green Card holder'), or a protected person (e.g., asylee, or refugee).

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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