Lean Manager

Job Location

Yukon, PA US


567 Waltz Mill Rd (Ruffs Dale), PA 15679

Job Category

Operations Management & Quality


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Responsible for directing and implementing operational excellence policies, programs, and initiatives within an organization or functional area. Educates, trains and motivates employees to achieve a culture of continuous improvement.


Essential to this Position
  • Establishes lean vision, strategies and initiatives that deliver continuous improvement, culture transformation, waste reduction and/or cost savings
  • Collaborates with cross-functional leaders to develop continuous improvement initiatives to drive operational excellence and/or customer satisfaction
  • Works directly with key stakeholders to coordinate and lead improvement initiatives resulting in quality, throughput, cost savings and/or margin enhancement opportunities
  • Oversees and/or facilitates Kaizen blitz activities
  • Develops lean tracking tools, communication cadences, monitor results and report progress to key stakeholders
  • Assists in the development and implementation of capital projects, including equipment feasibility studies, working with key stakeholders
  • Facilitates lean training and guidance, including effective use of lean tools, for key stakeholders
  • Provides guidance on staffing, training, employee relations and performance management to develop and enhance the Operations function, working closely with direct reports 
  • Interacts with key stakeholders to provide technical support, explore new business opportunities, and/or resolve order problems or complaints
  • Maintains industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications











Education / Certifications
Education Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Education Desired
Master’s Degree
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 8 years relevant experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Knowledge of the existing and planned approaches and methods for manufacturing products or product components
  • Knowledge of methodologies, tools and techniques for designing, building and managing the manufacture of new products
  • Knowledge of the methodology and associated phases, activities and deliverables for the design of new products and the enhancement of existing products; ability to apply the methodology in diverse scenarios
  • Knowledge of the methodology and associated phases, activities and deliverables for manufacturing new or enhancing existing products
  • Ability to design, plan and execute testing strategies and tactics to ensure product quality at all stages of manufacturing
  • Knowledge and associated ability to apply technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge to design and implement materials, structures, machines, devices, systems and processes that safely realize a desired objective or invention
Additional Requirements
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Travel required up to 25%
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report: 

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Menasha Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will be provided with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.