How much does a Lean Manufacturing Specialist make in the United States? The average Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary in the United States is $90,101 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $79,823 and $100,173. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salary $70,466 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salary $79,823 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salary $90,101 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salary $100,173 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Lean Manufacturing Specialist Salary $109,344 US May 28, 2024
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What skills does a Lean Manufacturing Specialist need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Problem Solving: Analyzing and identifying the root cause of problems and applying critical thinking skills to solve problems.

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Lean Six Sigma: Applying the methods of Lean Six Sigma in reducing variation, waste, and cycle time to achieve customer satisfaction and bottom-line results.

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Root Cause Analysis: In science and engineering, root cause analysis (RCA) is a method of problem solving used for identifying the root causes of faults or problems. It is widely used in IT operations, telecommunications, industrial process control, accident analysis (e.g., in aviation, rail transport, or nuclear plants), medicine (for medical diagnosis), healthcare industry (e.g., for epidemiology), etc. RCA can be decomposed into four steps: Identify and describe clearly the problem. Establish a timeline from the normal situation up to the time the problem occurred. Distinguish between the root cause and other causal factors (e.g., using event correlation). Establish a causal graph between the root cause and the problem.RCA generally serves as input to a remediation process whereby corrective actions are taken to prevent the problem from reoccurring. The name of this process varies from one application domain to another.

Problem Solving 4.55%
Lean Six Sigma 1.86%
Root Cause Analysis 0.93%
Others 92.66%
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Job Description for Lean Manufacturing Specialist

Lean Manufacturing Specialist assists with the implementation of Lean Manufacturing goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the organization. Evaluates all continuous improvement activities and implements plans to optimize performance and processes. Being a Lean Manufacturing Specialist employs Lean methodologies and tools in order to accomplish business objectives. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Lean Manufacturing Specialist also requires training and Lean certification through an accredited organization. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Lean Manufacturing Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Lean Manufacturing Specialist, the upper level is Lean Manufacturing Specialist, Sr. and then progresses to Lean Manufacturing Manager.

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Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Lean Manufacturing Specialist, the highest Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary is in Miami, FL, where the Lean Manufacturing Specialist salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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