Lean Facilitator

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Date posted: Mar 11, 2021


Create and improve company values streams and process maps to better serve MacDon’s internal and external customers


  • Participate in the development, execution and assessment of the company's Lean Strategy.
  • Create and improve Value Streams and Process Maps to better serve the internal and external customers.
  • Work with Company Executives and Departmental Managers to plan, facilitate and manage larger scope cross-functional improvement projects.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to key problem solvers and improvement project leaders across all company departments during the planning and execution of improvement events.
  • Analyze company's transactional processes and identify the cause of problems using problem-solving methodologies. Develop solutions to problems.
  • Significant contributor to the Lean Methodology, CI Methodology, Problem Solving, Kaizen Tool Kit and related improvement tools applied by MacDon.
  • Prepare reports, training and other developmental materials with an emphasis on training and development of understanding within the organization.


Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in commerce or engineering.
  • A minimum of five years of continual improvement experience with proven results.
  • Experience facilitating Executives and senior leaders on corporate-level lean initiatives and strategy.
  • Formalized training in lean tools to Black-belt level with superb facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated history of achieving lean transformation through value stream mapping, process mapping, 5-S, Kaizen, continual improvement programs, and visual factory elements.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills, equally comfortable working on the factory and in the boardroom.
  • Proven coaching and mentoring approach to improvement.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint) experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to do statistical analysis and reports.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Occasional travel may be required. Must hold valid passport with the ability to travel.