Lean Facilitator - Manufacturing

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 52332 
Title: Lean Facilitator - Manufacturing 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Ave Maria, FL





Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The Lean Facilitator will be responsible for teaching, implementing, and assisting management in the application of LEAN methodology to shop-floor, business, and new product introduction processes. The location for this position is Ave Maria, FL. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates Kaizen for shop floor, business and new product introduction processes utilizing LEAN methodology for systemic and tactical problem solving and rapid improvement.
  • Applies Lean and Six Sigma methodologies in the implementation of process excellence and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Drives the standardization of processes and the implementation of metrics and best practices.
  • Understands and actively engages management to ensure the right balance of business and personnel needs are addressed. 
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization as appropriate to gain and maintain support for initiatives.


Education / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Science or Engineering field preferred



  • Knowledgeable of FDA and ISO guidelines for the development and manufacture of medical devices preferred.
  • Engineering product development knowledge preferred.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge preferred.
  • Supply Chain process knowledge preferred.
  • Project management and communication skills training preferred.
  • LEAN training / Certification preferred.
  • Business Acumen – Ability to work up and down the chain of command.  Capable of holding audience with Manager and Director levels, and under supervision with Sr. Director / VP and SVP levels.



  • Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards


Reasoning Ability:

  • Solves routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures.
  • Follows specific, detailed instructions. 


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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