Value Stream Mapping Lead

Design Systems, Inc.

Farmington Hills, MI

Skills and Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum of ten years of engineering experience
  • Minimum of five years of Value Stream Mapping
  • Must demonstrate excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Possess mentoring and training skills
  • Possess entrepreneurial qualities and a focus on growth in the industrial engineering market and corporate engineering service offerings.
  • High level of analytical and logical problem-solving ability
  • Plan and implement Lean innovative solutions in areas including operations, material flow, warehouse management, distribution network design, industrial material handling processes / systems


  • Facilitate VSM workshops across multiple industries including C- Suite level involvement
  • Intimately familiar with Yamazumi Charts, Modapts Studies, Process Level Value Stream Maps and Kaizen Journal.
  • Ability to review and improve operational characteristics of a manufacturing process
  • Ability to review and implement process changes into a facility’s operation
  • Able to revise labor assignments to reflect process and/or element changes
  • Experience with the identification of bottlenecks and throughput issues and propose/implement corrective actions

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Project
  • Pro Planner (not required but is a plus)
  • AutoCAD is a plus
  • Other: MS Access

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Driver’s License

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