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Specialist III Campus Continuous Improvement - Retail Business Services
Retail Business Services, LLC is an independent Ahold Delhaize company and supports the local brands of Ahold USA and Delhaize America, including:
Food Lion, Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle, Hannaford, Martin's, Peapod and Stop & Shop.
Position Title: Specialist III Continuous Improvement
Position Location: Salisbury, NC; Carlisle PA; Scarborough, ME
Responsible for leading the drive to get 'Better Every Day', by applying a continuous improvement methodology (i.e. Six Sigma) to drive process consistency, improved efficiency and effectiveness, and best practice development and application across a region of supply chain campus operations. This includes accountability for the development and management of a continuous improvement agenda delivering millions of dollars of savings across the network that aligns to specific organizational KPI targets. This position will be responsible for ensuring sustainable continuous improvement processes and benchmarking across all campus operations, and with outside parties, inclusive of reporting and tracking.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Process Improvement Development: Develop continuous improvement agendas for regions of the supply chain network and drive consistency of best practice process standardization across campus operations to enable achievement of CI targets.
Develop and lead process improvements and innovation across supply chain distribution & transportation operations. This includes partnering with internal leaders and associates (geographic distribution services leads and transportation operations leads) to identify best practices as well as with external partners (3rd party, industry, etc.) utilizing data analysis to support decisions.
Role is accountabable to drive consistency of best practice process standardization across campus operations where there is opportunity for improvement. Integrate as applicable the continuous improvement work from the C&S governance process and any other strategic partner into the RBS continuous improvement agenda to ensure that we get 'Better Every Day' across our entire operating network.
2.Process Improvement Implementation: Develop plans for implementation as appropriate to the specific opportunities
Provide oversight, facilitate, lead and/or co-lead teams to implement identified process improvements across distribution operations and transportation.
Leverage project management skills to drive the creation/execution of improvement plans.
Develop plans for implementation as appropriate to the specific opportunities at each site.
Maintain an ongoing portfolio of projects and assessments to track and plan the continuous improvement agenda. This will include leading and coordinating efforts on testing and implementation by developing work plans with appropriate resources at each site leveraging skillsets and bandwidth across functions
3.Team Oversight and Management: Mentor, coach and cross train team members, stretch them beyond their comfort zone, in order to provide advancement and exposure for team members
Directs, motivates and develops staff maximizing their individual contribution, professional growth and their ability to function effectively. Build and lead a highly "solution" oriented team that is proactive in anticipating business needs and outcomes (Ask "Why" attitude) providing the business with viable solutions. Mentor, coach and cross train team members, stretch them beyond their comfort zone, in order to provide advancement and exposure for team members.
Collaborate and ensure alignment with campus leadership and 3rd party vendors on continuous improvement methodology implementation and execution including communication and driving change. Coordinate continuous improvement efforts across geographies. Track, monitor, and report on progress against plans and opportunities.
4.Performance Monitoring and Tracking: Develop methodology and process on performance monitoring in order to track and report KPI scorecards across different geographies and operations
Develop methodology and process on performance monitoring in order to track and report KPI scorecards across different geographies and operations working through the campus services and CI leads at each geography.
Based on reviews identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement. Balanced scorecard should include financial, productivity, service, sanitation and safety metrics. Provide supply chain leadership with the reporting and analysis needed to lead change across the supply chain campus operations network.
5.Best Practices Insight: Monitor and review industry best practices and evaluate for applicability to RBS Supply Chain
Monitor and review industry best practices and evaluate for applicability to RBS supply chain. Co-chair the working group focused on process and systems innovation across geographic functions to achieve customer-centric efficiency and effectiveness targets.
- Bachelor's Degree required
- 8 – 10 years experience
Skills and Abilities:
Oral and written communication skills
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Attention to detail
Supervisory / leadership skills
Strong problem solving skills
Strong analytical skills
Excellent project management skills
Experience in Lean Six Sigma
Knowledge of engineering release, material and production control, material management, customer support systems/process is a significant plus
Highly motivated, independent performer
Strong presentation skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint)
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Solid understanding of transportation management systems
Solid understanding of (our) supply chain network
Travel ~ 25%-40%
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Manager, Continuous Improvement (Roanoke, TX)
Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger's distribution centers and branches worldwide.
This is a great opportunity to lead a growing team in a high
volume, order fulfillment, high tech automated distribution center while making a significant impact!
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years leadership experience in a high volume, fast paced, multi-shift distribution
center or equivalent military leadership experience; i.e. leading a large platoon, company or battalion. You will have the ability
to utilize your extensive and proven interpersonal, employee development and team building skills. You will be experienced in
LEAN, Six Sigma and have some exposure to project management. This is an excellent opportunity to utilize your leadership
experience directly guiding a team in a warehouse and distribution center with a Fortune 500 Company.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the process flow of a high volume, order fulfillment, multi-shift distribution center
Manage all functions to ensure timely accurate product receipt, order fulfillment, and the optimization of resources and
- Manage processes to ensure compliance with company policies/procedures, continual process improvement
Ensure the timeliness, quality and effectiveness of all processes performed within a given area of responsibility
Develop and implement departmental changes enhancing workflow optimization
Effectively lead the department's employees by creating/sharing a common vision/direction and an understanding of the
- Works with the distribution center departments to enhance process flow of 3,000 to 7,000 customer orders per day and 5-15
inbound trailer receipts per day
Ensure compliance with Company, OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations
Hire, train and develop a staff of 20-60 employees in non-exempt positions
Facilitate and/or lead quality excellence teams
Ensures 100% Accountability of department's physical assets (equipment, RF units, inventory, conveyors, etc.) are properly
controlled, protected, and utilized
At least 3 years of previous leadership experience in a high volume, multi-shift, order fulfillment distribution center dealing
with large employee populations. Experience directly leading individuals at the platoon or company level in the military;
focused on team member safety and development while performing in a time restricted environment.
- Self-motivated leader that is capable of balancing daily operational and individual team member concerns while also being
forward thinking, developing departmental strategies for continued success.
Undergraduate degree in business, management, logistics, material management or a related field of study preferred.
Experienced in LEAN and Six Sigma.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Proven training and employee development skills with a strong emphasis on team building.
Proven process improvement experience and effective leadership skills.
Ability to develop and maintain positive employee, customer and cross-functional team relations; actively engaged in team
Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with the ability to drive results.
Ensure compliance with Company, OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations with particular emphasis on hazardous materials and
power industrial equipment requirements.
- Ability to travel occasionally to other Distribution Centers, field locations and the corporate office.
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Continuous Improvement Leader
Category: Continuous Improvement Leader
Job ID: 2018-11578
Career Level: experienced
Division: Interventional - UCC
Location: Moncks Corner,South Carolina,United States
The Continuous Improvement [CI] Leader will provide technical and business support to the overall deployment of Continuous Improvement initiatives at the Moncks Corner plant. The CI Leader will be responsible for assisting various functional teams in project selection and establishment of dashboard metrics. Additionally, s/he will provide coaching, counseling and development of individual BBs/GBs and Continuous Improvement specialists/IE's. Other responsibilities include conducting BB/GB, and Lean training sessions and developing Continuous Improvement reporting metrics, working with and supporting functional leaders to identify and generate solutions to eliminate barriers to process improvement and assisting in driving quality awareness and improving communication to the organization regarding quality efforts. The CI Leader will be responsible for on-going development, execution, and maintenance of Corporate Six Sigma & Lean Continuous Improvement policies and practices as well as overseeing the certification and guidance of Lean Leaders, Six Sigma Master Black Belts, Black Belts and Greenbelts.
Summary of Position with General
Deploy Corporate Continuous Improvement programs, policies, and processes at the Moncks site
Provide expert coaching on the full range of Lean & Six Sigma tools and methods (process improvement, design for Six Sigma and process management). Provide technical (quality tool) and change management expertise to the organization
Facility Lean, Black Belt and Green Belt training waves, conduct Lean Line leader trainings
Lead and facilitate Kaizen & Blitz events to drive improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost
Work with Plant Leadership to identify, lead and prioritize process improvement opportunities and drive favorable variances to the P&L
Provide Plant Leadership with support, tools and training to conduct meaningful project reviews
Drive adoption of best practices developed by CI Teams across regional and functional area(s)
Oversee the plant Operations Excellence team; IE & Co-ops
Willingness to travel 10%
Essential job Functions:
Structured analytical and problem solving techniques
Working knowledge of cGMPs and ISO
Strong interpersonal skills including communication, facilitation, consulting, coaching, and influencing
Knowledgeable in evolving Lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools and actively connected to latest CI industry trends
Ability to work effectively with Plant Leadership/Senior Management
Demonstrated ability to teach, mentor and coach Lean Leader, Black Belts and Champions
Strategic Business Sense
Demonstrated project management excellence. Track record of results
Excellent Team facilition/leadership skills. Teamwork/collaborative style
Excellent verbal and written communication and prsentation skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle mutiple/detail-oriented tasks
Proficiency with key PC software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Minitab)
Continuous Monitoring Program Lead*
DMI, the world's first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company's unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at www.dminc.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
About the Opportunity
About the Opportunity
Digital Management, Inc. (DMI) is seeking a full time a Continuous Monitoring Program Lead to help support a government customer on a cyber security program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Continuous Monitoring program, including but not limited to assisting the government in designing, developing, maintaining, executing and improving a comprehensive Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) program.
Comply with appropriate government standards, policy, and regulations, including but not limited to DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST 800-137, NIST 800-53, 800-37 and 800-39.
Ensure completion of appropriate actions and activities, and preparation of required artifacts to ensure full compliance with Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) evaluation criteria and similar audits/inspections of the cybersecurity services.
Develop new standard operating procedures (SOP) as needed, and review/update/improve existing SOP.
Required SOP activities and artifacts include, but are not limited to recommending and implementing changes to vulnerability management processes and procedures to maintain compliance, including transitioning from periodic vulnerability scanning to continuous monitoring of assets and security controls, evaluating the technology, processes, procedures, operating environment, and people to provide ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats, reviewing, validating, and revising existing ConMon program documentation, and preparing POA&Ms and program performance metrics.
Education and Years of Experience:
- MBA or above with a Business IT focus, or equivalent combination of eduction and experience
- 10 or more years IT program/project management experience
- 5 or more years IT program management experience in Army, DOD, or IC
Demonstrated successful track record for delivering large/complex projects on time and within budget within DOD
Demonstrated expert-level knowledge in the planning, development, coordination, implementation and execution of continuous monitoring program within an organization of similar size, scope and complexity.
Demonstrated experience with the planning, development, coordination, execution and improvement of compliance related processes. This includes in depth knowledge of DOD 8500 series, NIST SP 800 series, DOD regulations and instructions to include: 8570-01, DODI 8530.01, CJCSI 6510.01, and Risk Management Framework (RMF). In depth knowledge and experience of industry and DOD auditing best practices.
Demonstrated experience with performing continuous assessments of all security controls for all info systems under the purview of organization
Demonstrated experience with communicating and coordinating at a functional and senior level.
Demonstrated experience with the development of reports and products that support an organization ability to maintain near-real time awareness of info security, vulnerabilities, and threats.
Shall possess at time of award, and retain, equivalent level IAT III certification
Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI
Physical Requirement(s): N/A
Location: 40400 Pentagon Way
Working at DMI
DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.
The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.
No Agencies Please
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.
Regional Continuous Improvement Leader (South)
Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,800 employees, 61 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization. We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership. Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.
The Regional Continuous Improvement Leader (RCIC) is responsible for leading the implementation of the company's operational excellence strategy within one of our eight manufacturing regions. The ideal candidate will have at least five to ten years of experience in leading continuous improvement tools and lean principles to support operational objectives: safety, quality, production efficiency, cost and waste elimination, preferably across a multiple manufacturing sites. The RCIC actively engages our facilities to lead change and coach teams to drive bottom line results. The position would report directly to the Corporate CI Leader and to the Regional Manufacturing Manager on a dotted line. We're looking for candidates in the Ennis, Texas or Winter Garden, Florida areas.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Routinely align strategy and tactics with the Corporate CI Team.
Work with Plant Leaders and the Regional Managers to assess and identify improvement opportunities.
Use data to identify gaps in performance versus best practices, and then work with Plant Leaders and Plant CI Coaches in establishing and executing a strategy for improving them.
Utilize CI / Lean tools, processes and systems.
Work with internal and external teams to drive improvement in Safety, Quality, Production Efficiency, Costs and overall waste elimination.
Understand and apply financial drivers and key performance indicators (KPI).
Lead and coach CI events through hands-on participation.
Develop and deliver CI education and training.
Be the subject matter expert for the CI / Lean processes and deployment strategy.
Coach and develop Plant CI Coaches.
Provide technical leadership to site leadership to effect improvement on production lines.
Evaluate new product processes for appropriate CI and Lean tool application.
Follow-up with Plant CI Leaders to audit improvement progress with them to ensure results are achieved and sustained.
Work with Plant CI Leaders to develop plans to resolve implementation issues, creating and managing communication processes, and ensuring consistency of implemented processes and programs throughout plant.
Sharing operational improvements to drive results and capability development consistency.
Provide overall support, assistance, direction and communication to the plant leadership teams regarding CI initiatives.
Report to the Corporate CI Team, Plant Leaders and Regional Manufacturing Manager status of CI initiatives.
This position requires the following skills/knowledge:
Bachelor's Degree required; Business, Engineering or Operations Management preferred.
Lean Six Sigma experience
Solid analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
Highly developed project management and problem solving skills
Strong team building and facilitation skills
Experience with change management principles and demonstrated ability to drive and manage the change process
Experience motivating and leading cultural change to a Lean Manufacturing plant environment
Experience in leading changeover reduction efforts
Understanding of Safety programs and Quality systems
Background with asset management and total productive maintenance (TPM).
Strong presentation skills
Travel – up to 50%.
Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Continuous Improvement Consultant-Enterprise Transformation Office
Are you a high performer who can solve complex business problems, optimize business processes, and leverage people and technology to drive real and lasting change? Prove it!
Be a part of the energy revolution within Xcel Energy's Enterprise Transformation Office – a team focused on driving transformational change. Our mission is simple: it's continuous improvement and innovation to provide clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy. Help build the utility of tomorrow, today!
Continuous Improvement Position. Drives strategic integration and alignment of processes, data, and/or systems that impact multiple business and/or functional areas.
Responsible for defining solution strategy and design principles, and ensuring the alignment between the business needs and technical solutions. Provides functional and technical support for both technology and process-driven continuous improvement projects. Balances the needs/requirements of multiple organizational entities in facilitating demand management and prioritization.
Drives continuous improvement throughout all aspects of the enterprise using lean and six sigma skills. Supports simplifying, streamlining and building key processes that improve operational and commercial effectiveness. Responsible for ensuring that continuous improvement around people, processes and technology follow established methodologies and best practices. This position is available in either at our downtown Minneapolis, MN or downtown Denver, CO offices.
Business Integration: Serves as the enterprise owner for continuous improvement and Lean/Six Sigma processes, data, reports, and/or applications within a designated high-complexity area.
Is a key liaison to business areas. Ensures process and technical solutions maintain design integrity, adhere to functional designs, and meet business needs. Identifies and implements multi-faceted improvement opportunities and enhancements that cross organizational boundaries.
Role & Process Design and Governance: Defines and maintains change controls for enterprise process & configuration design documentation, role assignments, performance measures, reports, and training.
Manages governance material updates. Applies current knowledge of operational, functional, technical and industry trends to recommendations/solutions.
Value Realization: Designs reports and tracks measures of process effectiveness, efficiency, benefits realization, and adherence. Establishes/leads consulting teams in the investigation of root causes and remedial action plan design/implementation.
Demand Management & Prioritization: Facilitates the demand management/prioritization process for continuous improvement opportunities associated with business processes, reporting, and systems across the enterprise.
Drives consensus on business priorities to support enterprise strategy and technology roadmaps. Serves as consulting resource for business teams to help define, estimate and recommend optimized solutions.
Program/Project Management: Serves as integrated solution designer and project lead for enterprise continuous improvement initiatives, enhancements, or special projects.
Translates business needs into business/system requirements through effective cross-functional collaboration with multiple stakeholder levels. Works to identify and collaborate with all key stakeholders to ensure proper implementation.
Coach and Mentor Team: Provides coaching and/or work direction to business area integration consultants and analysts on an-on-going basis. Effectively communicates and trains solution deployment-driven changes to super users and business area users to drive adoption.
BS degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; 6SIGMA, Lean or other related certification preferred
7 or more years related business area/industry experience and/or equivalent ERP/PPM use and implementation experience
Deep knowledge of leading practice technology and process solutions
Ability to effectively communicate to a variety of audiences; analyze and translate complex business scenarios and language
Leadership, change management and program management experience
Experience in defining, administering, deploying, and supporting continuous improvement programs, tools, systems and integrating new technical and process solutions into existing systems
Proven success gaining cross-functional consensus on large strategic and portfolio management initiatives
Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, CIS, Risk, Finance, Economics, Business Intelligence, or similar deep analytics education or experience preferred; MBA or MS in Finance, Economics, Risk or other Business focused degree highly desired
PMP certification or other formal project management/process design training
Intermediate to advanced MS Excel and MS Visio experience
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at email@example.com
Continuous Improvement Director / Champion
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: Advanced Infrastructure Analytics team seeks to hire a Continuous Improvement Director/Champion to help with the development and implementation of Continuous Improvement projects consistent in support of the strategic plan and business operating plan in multiple sites/regions. seeks to hire a Continuous Improvement Director/Champion to help with the development and implementation of Continuous Improvement projects consistent in support of the strategic plan and business operating plan in multiple sites/regions. Mentor employees to realize benefits from all continuous improvement initiatives and act as a change agent to the site/organization. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement via idea generation and prioritize improvement opportunities with the management team.
Drive the development and implementation of Continuous Improvement projects consistent with and in support of the strategic plan and business operating plan in Multi-Sites/regions.
Documents and works with Controller to validate achieved LSS Savings.
Assist in designing new procedures and methods for operational processes.
By utilizing projects charters with deliverables, will work with site leaders to identify, modify, and sustain desired changes including reducing waste and improving inefficiencies.
Mentor employees to realize benefits from all continuous improvement initiatives and act as a change agent to the site/organization.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement via idea generation and prioritize improvement opportunities with the management team.
Lead projects and initiatives from idea generation to strategic execution. Provide strategic insight and evaluation of the organizations progression.
Act as a mentor for the Continuous Improvement leadership, supervisory staff and front line personnel.
Participate in developing and influencing strategy, planning, and execution depending on project or initiative needs.
Lead goal setting, assignment of projects, review of progress, approval, and feedback for direct report(s).
KPI goal setting with the site via semi-annual Business Assessment, reporting and leading site reporting for KPI's. Monthly updates on LSS resource, engagement, activities, etc.
Own the Lean Maturity assessments and improvement initiatives for the site. Partner with Site Leaders on strategy and deployment objectives.
Be a change agent: challenge organizational leaders to drive continuous improvements; remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes.
Develop, implement and monitor Lean training initiatives.
Aid in the development of the business C.I. Strategy
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent
10+ year of successful leadership in executing continuous improvement / Lean / Six Sigma efforts and enabling efficiency, effectiveness and tangible financial benefit
Lean Master or Six Sigma Black Belt certification required
Experience guiding team progress for continuous improvement projects/programs.
Experience designing, implementing and leading continuous improvement projects/programs.
Must have thorough understanding of cycle time reduction, waste reduction, yield improvement, productivity and throughput improvement - for operational and transactional processes
Hands-on experience using Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement methods (LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma, TQM).
Proven leadership skills to coach and lead teams to fully deliver chartered objectives and projects.
Excellent project management skills.
Be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills in planning and organizing to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
Advanced problem solving capabilities, attention to detail and numerical aptitude.
Ability to coach / mentor / inspire direct reports
Demonstrated experience with ensuring effective Change Management development and execution
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
Continuous Improvement Manager
The CI Manager position will work directly with the General Manager to improve productivity and efficiency at the plant level. Lead process 5S efforts to identify, develop, and execute process improvement initiatives, which focus on cost reduction, improved quality, process efficiency flow, process stability and standardization that result in increased revenues and customer satisfaction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with Plant Managers to implement workforce plans; oversees all 5S production activities within the department. The primary function of the CI Manager is to manage all aspects of the assigned department.
Responsible for the efficient scheduling of all related production.
Responsible for Staffing and Material replenishment.
Ensures that all staff are appropriately trained and that the supervisors appropriately train line workers.
Manage the housekeeping such that the plant is are clean, safe, and well-maintained.
Manage & participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
Special projects as assigned
Maintains work area consistent with 5S program and training.
Communicates with clients using well-developed writing and speaking skills and proven aptitude in writing business communications. Uses communication technologies efficiently.
Embraces and promotes Midcontinent's culture and mission.
Acts responsibly and follows professional code of conduct as set forth by senior personnel. Acts as a leader for the department.
Acts as a collaborative team member.
Shows a strong commitment to employee and personal growth.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business or equivalent. CI Manager must have a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment.
Include but are not limited to the following:
The CI Manager must have excellent people skills, a "leader's" personality, and the ability to have a team rally behind them to meet the output and growth goals of the company.
The CI Manager must have a "take-charge" personality who can efficiently and effectively identify and solve problems and manage the growth and opportunity this company is experiencing.
The CI Manager must have excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills to interact with all, Leadership team, Maintenance, and Upper Management with respect to challenges or opportunities.
Experience with continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, & 6-Sigma.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Microsoft Office suite, internet applications. AS400 is a plus.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Black belt/Greenbelt
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The majority work environment is completed in an office setting with regulated temperatures and sedentary work. This position will also require frequent visits to the manufacturing floor where the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
The employee can be exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures and must be able to tolerate temperature changes. Working conditions include exposure to: noise, fumes, dust or airborne particles, hot and cold surfaces and sharp edges. The noise level in the work environment is often loud.
Occasional travel will be required.
Senior Continuous Improvement Leader
Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you're helping to create a better world. Together, we can touch the lives of millions by creating sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improving safety for workers in auto plants.
Middle Management / Senior Management
ABB is seeking an Senior Continuous Improvement Leader at Jefferson City , MO Location. You would be responsible in driving sustainable and transformational change in the Hub, in line with the Division / BU strategy. Combine technical knowledge with people and organizational skills to deliver operational improvements within the defined time frame.
Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Leads the deployment of LEAN Transformation activities throughout the Hub organization to continuously improve business practices and performance.
Responsible for leading, preparing, deploying and monitoring LEAN deployment in the multiple sites within the Hub.
Work with develop site Continuous Improvement Leadership.
Train the site leadership to become change agents for Lean deployment.
Continually challenge conventional thinking and drive accountability or functional results and deployment within the sites.
Leads site pre-analysis that includes base-lining operational and financial measurements.
Initiate, write and issue site or Product Group instructions to drive and spread best practices.
Leads and facilitates communication, education and training.
Closely monitors the LEAN maturity scorecards and develop actions to lead site through maturity phases and supports the implementation follow-up.
Teaches continuous improvement thinking and supports cultural change.
Minimum of Bachelors Degree.
10+ years of experience in areas such as manufacturing, engineering, materials management, quality and process improvements.
Previous experience leading TPS or equivalent deployment throughout an organization.
Developing strategy and translating into actionable plans & driving sustainable change through influence.
Experience of being a Change Agent challenging conventional thinking, approach and methodology and driving improvements.
Leading teams through influence without authority.
Experience working with one.
Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and six sigma strategies and principles.
Conducting cycles of learning & kaizen events.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB
ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.
Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Transformers
Date posted: 2018-04-03 Job function: Process and Quality Publication ID: US64785784_E3
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com
Hrss Continuous Improvement & Knowledge Management Specialist
Formación Académica Administración de Empresas
Psicologia Organizacional, Licenciatura en Recursos Humanos, Licenciatura en Comunicación Detalles del empleo
Coordinating and leading all projects within Shared Services and ensuring these projects meet the overall strategic vision of the department
Responsible for developing, executing and managing a continuous improvement approach for all Shared Services activities
Execute Shared Services projects/programs by providing support to managers, Supervisors and Directors
Build and execute a process of push and pull mechanisms for content feedback and enhancement for the HR portal and HR Contact Center
Coordinate with key points of contact in HRSS and across the enterprise to ensure content accuracy and transfer into Shared Services technology
Nivel Idioma Inglés Avanzado Disponibilidad para viajar N/A -Bachelor's Degree required in Communication, Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related fields
Minimum 2+ years of HR experience
Experience with the development of quantitative and qualitative business cases to evaluate opportunities for continuous improvement -Advanced English written and verbal skills are required. Desirable french and portuguese
Experience in devising and executing on continuous improvement strategy
Ability to develop and execute a Knowledge Management strategy for the collection and maintenance of all content
Understanding and execution of clear and repeatable metrics to ensure the accuracy of HR portal content and answers provided by the HR Contact Center
Superior knowledge of key HR systems and data management •Independent, self-motivated, goal oriented, highly organized and persistent.
Able to work both independently and effectively with others.
Ability to summarize and present technical work to cross-functional teams.
Ability to balance theory with practical limitations.
Excellent self-learning skills.
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