This position supports the deployment of business improvement processes for designed areas through the implementation of recognized quality management standards, continuous improvement strategies and demonstrated best practices.
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline
A minimum of 7 (seven) years experience in process or operations management
Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Sensei Certification required
Experience in planning and executing DMAIC Six Sigma projects and Lean - Kaizen events
Experience in mentoring Lean / Six Sigma specialists
Experience in TQM, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Mixed Model Flow / Pull and other process improvement experience
- Master Degree preferred
- Transportation industry preferred
- 3+ years of supervisory experience preferred
- Strong analytical, research, mathematical modeling and forecasting skills
- Strong organization, prioritization and planning skills
- Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results
- Ability to manage multiple projects to timelines
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred
- American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification preferred
- Understanding of relational database
- Strong presentation skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Support the process that identifies and implements significant Continuous Improvement opportunities to support division and corporate objectives
Support the preparation and dissemination of quality management reports for use by Maintenance Operations and assist management in their interpretation and application to improve performance
Act as a liaison between Maintenance Standards & Engineering team, Operations and Quality Assurance (Audit) organizations for purposes of evaluating and conducting labor productivity and technology improvement projects
Support continuous improvement programs, establishing and maintaining high quality assurance standards, procedures and controls
Support continuous improvement deployment using fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma
Support lean office and implements lean principles
Plan, lead and facilitate Kaizen and Six Sigma teams
Complete event planning, perform pre-work, facilitate teams and support event closure and follow up.
Develop standards of performance based on process innovation and best-in-class practices
Supports the preparation, development and publishing of Continuous Improvement materials to include detailed process documentation, process maps, and training (webinar) materials.
Document procedures to implement process changes
Provide guidance and technical knowledge on process and continuous improvement projects
Educate, coach, mentor and qualify Lean / Six Sigma specialists
Track continuous improvement status, cost savings, training, certification and events by project or account
Review and report on performance against operational objectives and project success factors
Support the development and implementation of the operational goal setting process
Ensure the integrity of performance systems and reports
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