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LeanManf.Visual Fac.Strat

LeanManf.Visual Fac.Strat

Quicken Loans Inc.

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

We’re America’s largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D Power ranked Quicken Loans “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination” for the past eight consecutive years, 2010 – 2017. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for four consecutive years, 2014 through 2017, each year the company was eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with.


If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine’s first ever list of “Best Places to Work for African Americans” in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last five years. We were also ranked #14 in FORTUNE Magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2018, remaining in the top-30 for the past 15 years.

What You'll Do/Need

The Lean Manufacturing (Continuous Improvement)/Visual Factory Strategist helps mold our centralized 50-state, industry-leading operations platform using Lean Manufacturing Principles and Visual Factory Standards. This dynamic visionary will help transform our business by using lean ideas and developing visuals to display and monitor our key performance metrics.



  • Build and foster a culture of continuous improvement throughout our operations
  • Ensure successful kaizen events by ensuring compliance with the kaizen process
  • Champion the identification and implementation of opportunities to improve process efficiency
  • Design and perform operational analysis of business processes; drive and track these projects to successful completion
  • Develop and apply sophisticated quantitative and qualitative analyses to produce actionable insights
  • Develop new metrics and monitoring systems (controls and scorecards) to increase understanding of business performance and ensure lasting benefits
  • Develop predictive tools and responsive workflows to proactively identify defects within existing logistics strategy
  • Take big-picture ideas and break them into actionable steps; own processes end to end and constantly seek to improve them
  • Create visual standards to communicate current state system performance and alerting when out of compliance



  • 3 years of professional experience with an emphasis on delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency applying Lean Principles and Visual Factory Standards
  • Hands-on and detail-oriented working style with the ability to also see the big picture
  • Courageous and strategic thinker who thinks big and isn’t afraid to break stuff
  • Customer-obsessed mindset with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • High adaptability to change and the ability to execute quickly
  • Ability to drive analytical projects to completion with minimal direction
  • Experience with the following tools: Work Standardization, 5S Systems, Waste Identification, Error Proofing, Five Whys, Just in Time Systems, Pull Systems, Value Stream Mapping, Root Cause Analysis, Visual Factory


What’ll Make You Special

  • Six Sigma Black Belt

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more


Why We're Different


Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.


Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.


Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2017 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures the opinions of customers who originated a new mortgage or refinanced within the past 12 months, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2017 Servicing based on 7,374 total responses and measures the opinions of homeowners on their mortgage servicing company, surveyed in March – April 2017. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.

​Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender based on the ranking of Quicken Loans in comparison to online residential mortgage lenders included in the Inside Mortgage Finance "Top 50 Mortgage Lenders" report from Q2 2017.

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