The Lean Project Manager will organize, lead and facilitate process improvement across the entire corporation. The areas of focus can potentially be global in scope with a primary focus on transactional, supply chain, and manufacturing areas. As an individual contributor, you will drive improvements in business performance using Lean (and Six Sigma) techniques in support of Business and Corporate organizations to meet financial, business and leadership development goals. In this role, as a Lean Project Manager, you will work with a variety of Business and Functional Leaders and their Continuous Improvement teams applying your proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements across our organization. Projects will range up to more strategic multi-functional, multi-business, multi-plant efforts requiring excellent project management and communication skills. As a result, the flexible candidate must be able to travel up to 50% both domestically and internationally. Travel may be for extended lengths of time to enable focus all efforts on the assigned project to achieve expedient results. This great opportunity will afford the selected candidate the ability to have exposure to and exert influence on diverse teams of people in a target rich environment.
Bachelor's Degree required in Industrial Engineering, manufacturing or related discipline. Minimum 12 years of experience in operational environments such as manufacturing, supply chain, and transactional environments. Certified Lean Manufacturing and/or Lean Master with proven completion of projects in which solutions were sought at the root level of the problem. Experience working and leading cross-functional, cross-business and cross-cultural teams and projects. Proficient in Minitab and Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio). Experience working with initiatives focused to institutionalize continuous improvement culture (Toyota Production System or similar). Strong working knowledge problem solving / root cause analysis and process management. Proven Leadership and Change Management experience driving process improvement projects. Hands-on Project Management experience. Six Sigma knowledge preferred. Bilingual (English - Spanish) preferred.
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