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Job Title:  Lean Manufacturing Manager

Requisition ID:  4437

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99216

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


Job Purpose

This position supports the EnerSys Operating System (EOS) transformation efforts. This position implements and supports actions that bring about
improvements to operations and processes which may include, but are not limited to, safety, quality, delivery, cycle time, growth, margin expansion
and inventory levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Executing against long and short-term objectives to support EOS goals.
  •  Working with necessary plant personnel to identify, address, and eliminate process related obstacles.
  • Assisting in the change of systems/processes as required in support of the EOS initiatives.
  • Learn value stream mapping techniques to design optimal information, material, and production flow methods.
  • Act as a change agent to bring about improvements in process through the active support, participation in leadership of Rapid Improvement
  • Events include:
    • Owning pre and post standard work.
    • Participating in facilitating projects/events.
    • Participate in MDI gemba walks.
  •  Help update and maintain visual performance tools, including mission control and MDI boards.
  •  Conduct cycle time analysis, time studies, work balance/flow improvements, work place analysis and improvement.
  •  Help develop more efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or service.
  • Regular in person attendance with on time arrival/departure. Required to work irregular hours on short notice. Punctuality and dependability are a job requirement.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or five years plant/general management experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of budgets and financials statements.
  • Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.
  • A quality directed work attitude.
  • Effective communication both written and verbal to converse via telephone and video conferencing.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

EEO is the Law

EEO is the Law Supplement

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

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