North America Region LEAN Manager – PALFINGER Production Systems (PPS)


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group, PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck-mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the PALFINGER North America Region, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

PALFINGER is seeking a strong North America LEAN Manager—PALFINGER Production Systems (PPS) candidate with LEAN principals/practices expertise, to join the regional team and work out of one of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in North America. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.


Job Summary

This position will be responsible for establishing a LEAN thinking culture following the global PPS strategy for the North America regional plants, by developing and executing development plans based on value stream design.

The position requires proximity to any of the metro areas’ of: Council Bluffs, IA., Oklahoma City, OK. or Trenton, N.J. 

Reporting to the North America Vice President, Operations, this role will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the PALFINGER North America growth strategy while offering a competitive compensation package and opportunity for on-going career growth.

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