As the Performance Improvement Leader for this world class manufacturing client, you will be responsible for continuous improvement efforts for the site and ensuring business objectives are in alignment with key performance indicators (KPI’s), departmental goals, and improvement initiatives. Responsible for implementation and success of the Performance Management System across the site.
--- Initiates, leads and facilitates (hands on) continuous improvement initiatives focused on improving performance.
--- Acts as a change agent, challenges the status quo.
--- Develops and proposes goals which support strategic business objectives for the site. Ensure these goals are cascaded throughout the site (Policy Deployment) and also ensure improvement initiatives are in place to reach these goals.
--- Ensures the Performance Management System is implemented and sustained through verification at all levels of the organization. This includes having an effective system in place that ensures audits are taking place at all levels of responsibility.
--- Coaches all levels of the site on the Performance Management System with a focus on 3 principles of lean leadership; Go See, Ask Why, and Always Show Respect.
--- Ensures training is provided for all levels to support and sustain the Performance Management System. This includes training on the Performance Management System implementation and also lean tools to support the system.
--- Tracks performance to planned levels/targets.
--- Supports the site with global improvement activities and initiatives. Ensure best practices from site are shared with others.
--- Involved in new projects from design phases and throughout the implementation to ensure the Lean/ Six Sigma principles are applied
--- Bachelor Engineering or Technical Degree with 3+ years Lean/ Six Sigma implementation in high speed, manufacturing plants.
--- Green Belt Certification or higher preferred
--- Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
--- Good understanding of lean manufacturing principles
--- Experience with high volume operations
--- Strong organization and planning skills
--- Change Agent Experience
--- Only applicants authorized to legally work in the US without sponsorship can be considered