Global Leader, Value Engineering
Victor Technologies - Denton, TX

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Position Summary: To provide leadership and support for value engineering, critical product and process improvement, and innovation activities involving Victor’s global locations. To work closely with teams at Victor’s global locations to ensure that optimum performance is achieved in all of our critical products and processes. To drive positive and sustainable culture change across the organization.

Essential Functions: To leverage the Value Engineering & Continuous Improvement Methodology and lead product and process improvement projects to support the achievement of Victor’s deployment goals. To work with all functional areas to execute the continuous improvement priorities at Victor’s global locations. Facilitate and deliver training in key CI strategies, concepts and tools.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline required

5+ years of Lean / Six Sigma experience

Strong project management leadership and communication skills

Experience applying change management principles to all continuous improvement activities

Experience in reducing Manufacturing and Product Development Lead Time

Background in Value Stream Thinking, Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE)

Flexibility to travel at least 1-2 weeks per month, including international travel

Associate Value Specialist certification preferred

Responsibilities

To communicate, coordinate and align activities between locations, as well as the corporate team

Be a hands-on, change agent / Value Engineering coach / CI training facilitator

Communicate, articulate and gain buy in of the VE approach with Victor’s global workforce

Coordinate Value Studies including Function Analysis and Idea Implementation

Drive Victor Technologies VA/VE project list and monitor financial impact

Collaborate with Engineering and the Business to identify additional VA/VE opportunities

Integrate VA/VE methodologies and best practices into Victor Technologies DNA

Optimize Operational and transactional Processes to improve KPIs

Reduce Manufacturing and Product Development Lead Time

Eliminate non-value added activities / maximize value-added

Lead and/or support continuous improvement teams

Follow up on improvement activities by standardizing work practices

Think outside the box to determine what solutions are available for our improvement needs.

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Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Victor Technologies is a global manufacturer dedicated to developing innovative solutions for...