2018-06-01

Continuous Improvement Leader
Job Opportunity at Edgecumbe Group

Posted on Jun 1

http://www.edgecumbegroup.com    732-963-9565

Location: Columbia, MD
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160929

Job Description
This role, reporting to the Director of Operational Excellence, with dotted line responsibility to the Operations Director, is responsible for driving productivity and ensuring productivity targets are achieved. You will be responsible for evaluating financial benefits, technical reviews, project approval and allocation and optimization of resources across network-wide opportunities. In addition, he/she will enable key business initiatives by closely aligning with business partners and other support functions integrate business and technology into project selection and ensure a globally consistent approach. This person will have dotted line responsibility for plant Black Belts.
 
Main duties and responsibilities:
Works in a matrix organization to drive productivity across all product line plants. Is accountable for overall productivity performance
Responsible for evaluating financial benefits, technical reviews, project approval and allocation and optimization of resources
Identifies system-wide productivity opportunities and ensures that they are resourced
Leads high impact productivity projects that have major impact on financial results
Develops processes to ensure productivity processes become fundamental business processes
Enables key business initiatives by aligning with business partners and other support functions
Integrates business and technology into project selection.
Mentors black belts and green belts
Align with other product line Productivity Leaders ensuring a companywide approach to programs and platforms
Works with plant managers and operations leaders to develop a sustained pool of Six Sigma talent
 
Qualifications
Required Experience:
Minimum 8 years’ experience in operations management or technical leadership
BS degree required. Engineering or related discipline
Experience handling budget scopes in excess of $30M+ per project - Preferred $50M-80M+
Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean certification required
Leadership experience with Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing
Must possess excellent organizational, communication, time management, collaborative and interpersonal skills. Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 
 

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