Lean Six Sigma Manager

Title: Lean Six Sigma Manager
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dept.: Quality Assurance
Reports to: Sr. Director of Quality and Sustainability
Hours: Full Time, M/F, Days


The Lean Six Sigma Manager will be responsible for developing a Lean strategy and drive the development of area deployment strategies to support the accomplishment of performance expectations.


  • Ensures alignment of planned lean activity with performance expectations.
  • Drives the lean culture organizationally wide by teaching lean tools and mentoring lean initiatives.
  • Supports and coach employees to run lean events in their areas of responsibility.
  • Support the development of lean leaders to broaden the skills base to implement lean improvements.
  • Facilitates lean events as the subject matter expert and ensures adherence to lean principles and lean tool deployment.
  • Works cooperatively with staff throughout the enterprise to share best practices and implement an aligned approach to lean processes and activities at all locations.
  • As a member of the management staff, this position is required to provide input and support to the accomplishment of operational objectives driven from the business strategy.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering in a Lean production environment, preferably in aerospace, government supply or manufacture of military specific items.
  • 3+ years as a Manager, leading an area through Lean transformation
  • Strong hands-on leadership in Lean manufacturing, and project management, with demonstrated achievement in establishing Lean Systems in a multisite manufacturing environment.
  • Fluency in Lean manufacturing tools, concepts, methodology such as Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Lean Flow etc.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills; ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse social enterprise organization is required
  • Knowledge of Measurement Systems Analysis and SPC Lean/Six Sigma required.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@seattlelh.org or to:

Attn.: Kevin Daniel
2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Telephone:(206) 973-4060
Fax:(206) 436-2244
TTY: (206) 324-1388

To download an application and for more information about employment at the Lighthouse visit our website: www.seattlelighthouse.org

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