Reference : 587526

WCM Team Leader

  • Technical Production
  • United States Malvern
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/27/2021

Position description

What’s the Job?

The WCM Team Leader Industry 4.0 position will help facilitate the implementation of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program at the site level by focusing on improvements in the areas of process control, equipment reliability, quality, operating efficiency, materials yield and operating cost. This entails supporting the local teams with training, coaching, and execution of the WCM program, utilizing knowledge of Saint-Gobain pillars and supporting programs such as cost deployment. The WCM Team Leader serves as the primary liaison between the Saint-Gobain Roofing Products WCM communities and the Plants or other support staff. Facilitates as a change agent for continuous improvement. Plans and communicates WCM events to the appropriate levels of the organization.


  • Focus on Industry 4.0 Initiatives to drive improvement across all Roofing Plants
    • Including implementation and utilization of Manufacturing Execution System
    • Utilizing data analysis for problem solving and process improvement
    • Direct advancement and maintenance of WCM systems across the Roofing Products business
  • Training of personnel on methodologies and techniques to drive results (KPI)
  • Point of contact for WCM initiatives and reporting
  • Coaching and mentoring on WCM activities for all members of the Roofing organization
  • Foster best practice sharing process across all Roofing sites
  • Leads activities in defined area or pillar of responsibility that are aligned with Company objectives
  • Assists team members with tactical operations in order to help team meet KPI’s
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as needed and / or requested by management.
  • Travel across multiple Roofing sites to support the business level objectives and goals.
  • Provides input into planning and scheduling of projects and preparing expense and capital expenditures
  • Interacts with plant and corporate personnel to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement projects.
  • Support WCM and Roofing teams with continuous improvement events


Reports to: WCM Director

Travel: Heavy, 75%


What do you bring?

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a plant environment that utilizes WCM or related systems.
  • A minimum of a four-year technical degree in engineering, mathematics, or related sciences is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving are a must with experience in Lean or Six Sigma techniques preferred.
  • Six Sigma or Lean experience in a manufacturing environment with technical competency in TPM, DMAIC. Lean, Kaizen/Work-out, process management, change management and advanced statistical techniques. Black Belt Certification is preferred. Experience leading Industry 4.0 projects including Manufacturing Execution Systems and data analysis preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills and aptitude in leading diverse, teams and influence cross-functionally are necessary as is the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

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Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while making the world a more beautiful and sustainable home.

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