Research and analyze data to support business functions, process knowledge and systems requirements in line with Kaizen and Lean principles.


  • Liaise with Corporate to assure alignment with P3E objectives and methodology.
  • Coordinate and implement Kaizen workshops to implement new systems, changes related to processes.
  • Advise Kaizen teams in developing and implementing business performance solutions consistent with business strategies using quality methodologies and other strategic tools.
  • Audits and controls area and operational activities, processes and programs related to the Kaizen and Lean Environment process.
  • Plan and organize Kaizen weeks.
  • Support the team leader during follow-up meetings regarding Kaizen projects.
  • Challenge conventional wisdom by demonstrating successful application of new methodologies to improve product and process quality.
  • Monitor the improvement implementation, conduct critical analysis review and approve each project conclusion.
  • Coordinate and monitor the various departments to implement projects.
  • Train and coach Cell Leaders, and project teams in the use of process improvement tools and methodology to ensure timely completion of projects with expected internal and external customer results.



  • Typically requires BS/BA Undergraduate Degree.


  • Generally 5-8 years of experience in area of responsibility
  • Experience with business processes, Lean, Six Sigma.
  • Experience in coaching and delivering training at all levels of an organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices in their work assignments which typically are complex in nature. Excellent communication, presentation, and facilitation skills, combined with a strong analytical/technical aptitude.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Technical competency in Six Sigma skills, Lean, Kaizen, process management, change management and advanced statistical techniques is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of Project Management Office (PMO) structure.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and statistical skills.
  • Preferred fluency in Portuguese combined with an extensive knowledge of the Embraer Culture.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.

Travel Requirements 25%- 50%

Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required.
  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations.


  • Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
  • Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
  • Satisfies work schedule requirements.
  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned.