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Leads and manages high level, cross functional teams through improvement events using a knowledge transfer model.
Ensures implementation runs smoothly and that gains are sustained through Lean management system coaching.
Advises leadership in regards to annual strategy deployment cycle including the development and deployment of A3s and the check / adjust process
Coaches management through the identification of value streams and creates and delivers the vision for pull-based work flows through those value streams.
Serves as general subject matter expert for projects & project teams. Supports, guides, and coaches the process owners in TPS elements
Teaches Lean concepts for every cycle of the Leadership development including the CI practitioner certification program.
Ensures existing processes maintain a high level of performance while continuously reviewing and refine those processes to make additional improvements.
Co-leads and coaches the implementation of Hoshin Kanri at the organizational level with linkage through value stream.
Co-leads the development of the Lean training program and curriculum development for the entire organization as part of the leadership development.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising, as well as flawless written communication.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of treatment operations and how it relates to productivity and overall customer value proposition.
Knowledge of Lean, JIT, Six Sigma, transactional lean and Flow Manufacturing techniques.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access, Project and Outlook.
Knowledge of principles of business and management strategic planning, leadership development, and education techniques.
Education Degree or equivalent experience
Bachelors in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field. Master's degree or other advanced degree preferred.
4-6 years’ experience in Continuous Improvement is desired.
Experience in Lean projects, deployment, and transformations using Lean principles. Lean Six Sigma black belt certification is desired.
Experience in managing portfolio of projects is significant plus.
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