Operational Excellence Lead Engineer

Location: Mojave, CA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Reporting to the Operational Excellence Manager, you’ll improve, implement Lean methodologies, and contribute to operational efficiency. If you’re passionate about enhancing processes and leading in manufacturing operations, apply now to be part of our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Foster positive, professional relationships across all levels
  • Develop work standards for productivity and line balancing
  • Increase machining processes for quality, efficiency, and repeatability
  • Implement manufacturing cost reductions for process improvement
  • Collaborate with Engineering to design machines, tools, and increase work flow
  • Manage projects for product improvement
  • Communicate Lean group’s philosophy, vision, and expectations; provide employee training on lean concepts
  • Lead value stream mapping exercises for business improvement
  • Collaborate with quality and engineering to resolve service-related issues
  • Align with Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements; perform assigned tasks


  • Eight (8) years of Lean Manufacturing experience required
  • Minimum of a Green Belt required
  • Knowledge of Aerospace manufacturing concepts and application desired
  • High School Diploma or general education equivalent required
  • Available to travel 15-20%