Principal Lean Manufacturing and WCM Lead

Peloton, Troy Township, Ohio

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The Role 

Peloton is searching for a Principal Lean Manufacturing and WCM (World Class Manufacturing) Site Leader to develop & lead the building of a greenfield facility in Northwest Ohio. In this role, you will be responsible for leading culture in pursuit of a world class manufacturing environment, supporting over 2,000 employees, and advancing the plant in WCM methodologies (or equivalent Lean Manufacturing techniques) through systematic activity teams, and management principles. This person will improve operational efficiency of the manufacturing area through elimination of all forms of loss and waste. In this role, you will be reporting to the plant leader responsible for helping to ensure safety improvements, cost reductions, quality improvements, and delivery targets are met for the plant. You will be accountable to customers/shareholders for safety, quality, cost and schedule attainment. This leader will create a positive culture that aligns with Peloton’s core values. 


  • Leadership and oversight of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM/Lean) department and team. 
  • Direct plant staff on top facility losses and the tools required to eliminate the losses 
  • Active resource planning and project structure to support complex problem solving 
  • Detail Cost Deployment and process adherence 
  • Lead Focused Improvement activities in plant, as the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) leader, with primary actions to drive improvements through lean manufacturing techniques. This is accomplished by using cost deployment to identify areas with the most opportunity, then leading teams through projects to resolve and reduce the losses, and leading development of the management team in WCM advancement. Participates on the Plant Senior Staff.
  • Provide coaching and training to salaried and hourly personnel in WCM methodologies and tools, while developing a strong technical team to drive continuous improvement 
  • Must align with the Cost Deployment, Autonomous Activities, Logistics, Quality, Safety and People Development pillars to achieve WCM goals 
  • Provide strong leadership to teams not directly within scope of controls Support technical teams development of organization. Providing development of tools and adherence to application. SEWO, QEWO, MEWO, etc 
  • Extensive knowledge in SixSigma tools. Establishing Peloton’s Black Belt program 
  • Providing direction to site leads attacking environmental opportunities. Evaluating & prioritizing all environmental aspects and impacts 
  • Supporting the organization's safety behaviors program. 


  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Preferred Concentration in Business Administration, Engineering, Logistics, or Industrial Technology
  • At least 10 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Continuous Improvement 
  • Position requires extensive cross-functional or engineering experience


  • Experience implementing or co-implementing Lean Manufacturing systems
  • Experience in an equipment assembly environment 
  • Able to provide strong leadership to teams not directly within scope of control
  • Extensive amount of independent thinking is required 
  • Able to work under minimal supervision 
  • Demonstrated strong track record of strong leadership and communication skills


Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:  [email protected]


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About Peloton

Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global interactive fitness platform that brings the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. We use technology and design to bring our Members immersive content through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide comprehensive, socially-connected fitness offerings anytime, anywhere. We believe in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. Our team is made up of passionate brand ambassadors, and we know that together, we go far.

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