Newell Brands Lean Engineer - Appliances & Cookware in Perrysburg, Ohio

Position Title: Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Perrysburg, OH

Reports to: Ops Engineering Manager


Provide lean manufacturing support to all departments within operations and ensure appropriate and commensurate Newell OPEX standards are in place.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaina safe working environment by complying with all facility safety and environmentalpolicies. Support safety culture by developing and maintaining policies andprocedures in accordance with Newell guidelines.

  • Lead andcoach teams to identify wastes and develop solutions using continuous improvement tools

  • ConductNewell OPEX training to personnel at all levels in the organization.

  • Followformal problem solving models, and implement solutions while tracking and communicating results.

  • Own thelean manufacturing projects with focus on safety, housekeeping, quality, andproductivity, while ensuring the goals are properly aligned with our valuestreams.

  • Participatein identification of and provide support for VAVE projects

  • Assistin writing and updating standard operating procedures. Work with factoryoperators to document processes and identify areas of improvement

  • Otherduties as assigned


  • A Bachelor Degree inEngineering, Operations Management, or related field of study is required.

  • Mustpossess a working knowledge of 5S, Kanban, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, andMistake-Proofing, with a proven track record of results.

  • Two years minimum experience in amanufacturing environment is preferred.Must be goal oriented, data driven, with a strong sense of urgency.

  • Excellent facilitation, communication, andmotivational skills are essential.

  • Mustbe willing to accommodate nonstandard working hours on a limited basis.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.