Lean Instructor – Waxahachie Campus

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Lean Instructor is responsible for teaching a variety of Lean  classes within the Continuing Education Department as assigned.

Teaching assignments may include classes at off-campus sites, especially Industry Partner locations.


  • Teach and supervise Lean classes as assigned.
  • Coordinate/conduct class orientation and registration of students; delivering (to student) and retrieving (delivery to CE personnel) necessary student registration documents on first day of instruction.
  • Maintain a sign in sheet of students attending class for each class day.
  • Communicate with Continuing Education department required instructional materials, special concerns with Industry Partner and/or students, and any other concerns as they arise.
  • Maintain communication with appropriate Industry Partner representatives and Continuing Education department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Appropriate degree, certifications or experience to effectively instruct Lean classes.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.


    • An understanding of and commitment to the education of students.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing and ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, classified staff, and diverse community groups.
    • Specific knowledge in:
      • Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, its basic purposes and the reasons for its implementation.
      • The eight wastes in manufacturing and how to eliminate those wastes in the manufacturing process.
      • Includes standardized work, workplace organization, visual controls, set-up reduction, batch size reduction, point of use storage, workforce practices, and pull systems.


  • Busy with numerous interruptions.

REPORTS TO: Director of Continuing Education & Protective Services

DEPARTMENT: Continuing Education & Protective Services

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: Position open until filled