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Trane Technologies Change Agent in Columbia, South Carolina

Change Agent

Columbia SC 141 Killian Pkwy, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Operational Excellence

Requisition # 2102721

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

Trane Technologies is hiring a Change Agent in Columbia, SC to support the Lean transformation by ensuring Lean principles, practices and tools are incorporated.


  • Conducting process mapping to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of current operations; Review existing and new procedures/controls to identify waste and build plans and organize teams to change.

  • Planning and executing Rapid Improvement Events or Just Do Its to eliminate waste from processes resulting in improved productivity.

  • Training/coaching line leaders or office staff in assigned area on problem solving behaviors and basic Lean principles, including flow, on demand, zero defects, standardized work and visual management.

  • Support adherence to event Rapid Improvement Event standard work by ensuring high levels of engagement and collaboration during pre-work, event week and post event weeks.

  • Fostering culture change by training, developing and coaching employees to adopt lean principles behaviors and follow the principles and practices of OpEx.

  • Collaborating with the Value Stream Coach, Department Managers and Supervisors to resolve any issues that arise during implementation and/or maintenance phases.


  • Effective communication and presentation skills to various audiences.

  • Ability to facilitate a group’s activities and discussions using a defined process.

  • Viewed as leader who can energize and motivate inclusive teams, and a positive influencer of change.

  • Associates or Bachelor of Science degree or related discipline preferred (Equivalent education / training / or experience will be considered in lieu of a formal degree).

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and continuous improvement based tools and techniques required.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.