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Distribution Center Cell Leader (Carlisle, PA)

Req ID:  8501
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite

We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 

Position Summary & Location


Acuity Brands is hiring a Focus Factory Cell Leader in Carlisle, PA to help drive continuous improvement processes in alignment with our Better, Smarter, Faster operating system.


This position works on site full-time from Carlisle, PA.

Primary Responsibilities Include


  • Lead and help develop 20-30 hourly employees in Better Smarter Faster tools.
  • Drives safety, quality, and productivity performance in accordance with BSF and End User satisfaction.
  • Determines daily manpower and work assignments for employees to adjust for fluctuations in demand.
  • May be scheduled on shifts and weekends without additional Leadership support.



  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or Bachelors' Degree is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment, preferably high volume and cellular is required.
  • 2+ years previous Leadership experience in a production setting is required.
  • Experience with continuous improvement tools and experience in leading Kaizens is required.
  • Experience in problem solving, KPI bowler, Pareto charts and RCCM, communication and conflict resolution is required.
  • Experience driving to a poka yoke process to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs including Excel.
  • Able to read, write and speak English.
  • Able to stand 10-12 hours per day, lift, push, pull up to 40 pounds frequently.
  • Able to see, hear and comprehend in a noisy environment.
  • Able to tolerate temperature ranges of 40 - 90 degrees F.
  • Able to work other shifts and/or weekend hours.

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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