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Trane Technologies Regional Operational Excellence Coach in Lenexa, Kansas

Regional Operational Excellence Coach

Lenexa KS 11211 Lakeview Ave, Lenexa, Kansas, United States

Operational Excellence

Requisition # 2102144

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Trane Technologies is hiring a Transformation / Operational Excellence Coac h in for our MidAmerica / Heartland Commercial HVAC Region ! TheTransformation Coach will act as an agent of change for process improvement and lean transformation implementation, practices and principles; not only driving the lean transformation and sustainment of process improvement initiatives, but building the Lean capabilities of everyone in the Value Stream.

Responsibilities :

  • Coaching and developing leaders and staff throughout the value stream, including engineering, product management and operations, to ensure transformation priorities are aligned to the top overall business needs and Operational Excellence thinking is utilized in solution approaches.

  • Coach lean process and behavior changes, developing a highly effective Daily Management process focused on tools such as one piece flow, on demand, zero defects and standardized work. Deploy techniques such as basic problem solving, Kaizen and A3 thinking and tools including Kanban, Value stream mapping, visual management, pull, TPM, SMED and 5S as applicable.

  • Coach the full time OpEx change leaders to grow their OpEx knowledge and capabilities. Mentor them to be true agents of change, improving their change management capabilities (tools and behaviors), and ensure rigor around conducting rapid improvement events.

  • Provide cost estimates and capital expenditure justification as necessary, and accurately project and track savings.

  • Supports the value stream team to develop and follow their personal standard work, yielding a culture of system, process, and behavior discipline to get results using lean principles.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or related discipline required.

  • Lean transformation experience and understanding of lean principles with proven track record of changing culture and getting results. Successfully led 60+ events.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both senior management and production staff.

  • Leadership through influence, coaching, mentoring and teaching; ability to foster lean culture change in an environment with varying acceptance.

  • Knowledge of the Shingo model preferred.

  • Understanding of Gemba-based continuous improvement tools/techniques.

  • APICS CPIM Certification or equivalent experience desired.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.