Construction Lean Specialist - 3431906

Parsons International
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Job Description

The Construction Lean Specialist will lead the companys continuous Improvement LEAN program Develop and teach ways of raising customer satisfaction, reducing waste across the operation ensuring compliance of projects with LEAN construction methodologies and to champion the change management aspects of LEAN within the company

Communicates and promotes the LEAN Methodology and Change Management associated with its strategies and performance improvement initiatives

Perform Kaizen style business process assessments with the objective of improving construction methodologies per client requirements with focus on improving delivery schedules, reducing waste, improving safety and improving efficiency of operation

Build and enhance quality management systems focused on customer satisfaction, business process standardization, reliability and effectiveness

Regularly teach, practice, develop & improve the company LEAN methodology to various groups within the construction industry in the MEA

Trains internal staff on Lean tools Helps develop and maintain Lean transformation processes and programs tools including but not limited to, Value Stream Mapping, A3s, 5S, Visual Management, Kanban and Kaizen

Coaches and supports project teams andor internal customers with implementation of the basic Lean tools such as Last Planner System, Kanban, meeting facilitation and continuous improvement programs

May lead and train PMs and REs to run effective Pull Planning sessions, weekly Planning sessions and Daily Stand-up sessions through a leadco-facilitatecoach model

Assumes responsibility for bringing all components of the Last Planner System together to function as a system Trains and coaches the team in LPS practices

Challenges project team members and employees to identify, remove and resolve constraints that prevent the team from fulfilling commitments

Maintains level of standards of lean tools used among project teams or within the organization

Serves as an ongoing resource for assigned projects and employees to help identify opportunities for improvement

Build project plans with Plan, Do, Check, Act elements and A3 Thinking

Report improvement projects status to plans at regular intervals and per client requirements on projects Reports shall demonstrate acquired improvements and benefits at project level with focus on time, cost, sustainability and safety

Promote LEAN tools such as 5 Whys, 5S, 8 Wastes and other analytical tools


Degree in Engineering or Construction Management with minimum of 10 years experience in construction, of which 7 years of relevant experience Preferably PE Experience can be 5 years, with MBA andor recognized Lean construction Certificate

Must have training continuous improvement background who instinctively examines work processes from a client and systems perspective, who inspires others by framing problem solving and seeding ideas and can interact well with clients, contractors, and other members of the supply chain

Supervisory Managing Teams experience is required

Project Management, Safety, Quality work experience certifications, a plus

Bidding, Estimating, planning and Contracting work experience, a plus

In depth knowledge of management systems for Continuous Improvement is required

In depth knowledge of LEAN or 6-Sigma is required

Proficiency delivering training and leading group problem solving is required

Experience with LEAN Construction tool sets, a plus

Consulting experience, a plus

Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally

Track record in goal setting, solving problems and leading change, is required

Computer skills MS Office applications PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and digital imaging required

Requires a working knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as some familiarity with industry practices

Excellent written and oral communication skills, and a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:14th Feb 2025

Company Profile

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.
Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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