• Oshkosh Corporation
  • Rochester , MN
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 4300 31st Ave NW

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The Commercial segment is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, front and rear discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants, field service vehicles, and truck mounted cranes. All backed by 24/7 support, our segment?s brands consist of McNeilus, CON-E-CO, London Machinery, and IMT. Oshkosh Commercial leads it's industries in both innovation & quality.

Oshkosh Commercial is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


The Lean Project Manager will join our exciting Advanced Engineering Team at McNeilus Truck Company! In this role, the Lean Project Manager will allocate the majority of his/her time towards supporting NPD introduction into manufacturing, and leading or supporting large scale operational transformation. The Lean Project Manager will also be viewed as a coach/mentor to other members of the Team and have the opportunity to readily contribute to others growth as well as expand their own personal development.


  • Join our Advanced Engineering Team and lead the implementation of new products and option content into production.
  • Play a role as a supporting member on an Operational Transformation Team, performing full-scale line and plant re-design from the ground up.
  • Partner with Best in Industry companies to research and review the potential to implement innovation and new technology into our operating environment
  • Assist in developing the Lean culture, including identification of improvement opportunities at facility and coordinating/leading improvement teams with a core focus on elimination of waste & non-value-added activities.
  • Manage and/or support multiple medium to large scale improvement projects throughout our operations annually
  • Serve as a Lean/Process Improvement subject matter expert and coach individuals and teams on the usage of core methodologies and principles
  • Utilize Lean/Six Sigma principles and methodologies in making process improvements
  • Participate in safety meetings; investigate root cause & corrective actions for safety incidents
  • Collaborate with production and other teams by attending scheduled meetings to ensure timely improvements on processes

  • Bachelor?s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • Three plus years related experience

  • Self-Starter with strong self-motivation and organization skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience leading medium to large size projects
  • Certified in Lean and/or Six Sigma
  • Working knowledge of Solid Works, AutoCAD, and 3D software such as FlexSim
  • Highly skilled with all Microsoft Office Suites programs (Excel, Project, Word, Visio)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • High level of demonstrated process design and/or improvement knowledge & experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment with a high operational tempo
  • Bi-lingual communicator

  • Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

    Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

    Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be \"U.S. Persons,\" as defined in these regulations. Generally, a \"U.S. Person\" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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