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Continuous Improvement Manager (LEAN Practitioner)

Requisition ID:  119586
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

  • The Continuous Improvement Manager (LEAN Practitioner) will provide expertise in implementing the Continuous Improvement plan and initiatives. Analyzes and measures the effectiveness of existing business processes and develops sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable business process improvements.
  • This is an onsite role.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Analyzes, measures, and reports the effectiveness of existing manufacturing processes and develops sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable business process improvements
  • Effectively applies improvement initiatives and all related activities in the facility.
  •  Assists in training and skills enhancement for all employees with respect to continuous improvement tools and techniques
  •  Participates in providing technical expertise and implements lean principles, techniques, and methods
  • Provides expertise when recommending solutions to problems and implementation of corrective actions
  •  Participates in the evaluation of new technologies and determines how they can support engineering business processes
  •  Assists in maintaining a safe production environment
  •  Other responsibilities as assigned
  •  Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  •  Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree required 

Years Experience: 

  • Min 3 years of aerospace manufacturing experience.
  • LEAN practitioner  


  • Ability to provide special knowledge and expertise while implementing continuous improvement
  • Experience with Manufacturing cells and materials.
  • Implementing specific elements of LEAN.
  • Mechanical aptitude and proficiency with hand tools
  • Competent in lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and statistical process control
  • Proven ability to meet multiple deadlines, using available resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows Software applications, Excel, and Word
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $100K - $160K

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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