The Challenge

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The organization had been experiencing significant growth globally and was restructuring their leadership team to align with its lean transformation goals. Their Quality team lacked a hands-on and lean-oriented “change agent” who was not afraid to get involved on the shop floor and manage pushback from hourly associates. The client needed a high-potential leader with a strong continuous improvement background to fill this gap. The critical lean skillset needed for this role, paired with the significance of it being at a flagship site brought the client to Pacific for support.

The Solution

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As we have supported many client’s previously in search of strong lean manufacturing leaders and have built an extensive network in the market. However, our resourcing skills proved to be more critical to our success for this role. We were able to place the right candidate: a strong, diverse, high-potential leader who was looking for a new challenge.

The Results

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The successful candidate was identified and started his new role less than two months after his first interview. With a diverse background across multiple industries serving in Quality roles, he offered a hands-on and energetic charisma that the client was struggling to find. The client is extremely excited to have him on their team to make an impact today, and become a long-term asset to their organization.