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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Manager, Lean Sigma Consulting – Clinical – Laboratory

Another Lean leadership job opportunity from the Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. To view other Lean and Six Sigma opportunities from the Avery Point Group click here.

Company:
Confidential

Position:
Manager, Lean Sigma Consulting – Clinical – Laboratory


Location:
Nationwide - Flexible

Reporting:
Group Vice President

Compensation:
Excellent Compensation and benefit package

Relocation:
Location Flexible – 75-80% Travel - Relocation Not Offered


Company Profile:
Our client is a fast growing division of a major corporation in the healthcare industry and is a leading manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment used globally in both clinical and laboratory settings.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position in our client’s service delivery business in connection with its equipment sales and support, working on-site within its customer’s clinical and laboratory value stream.
· The main focus of this role will be to analyze new and existing customer laboratory organizations and work practices in order to recommend near and longer term value stream and workflow improvements. The role will require familiarity with Lean Sigma methodologies in a clinical and laboratory setting, and the ability to credibly recommend changes to lab practices to reduce waste, reduce cost, improve quality, and turnaround times.
· This position requires management of consulting projects and oversight for 2 (or more) Lean Sigma consultants, mentoring of customer personnel, and training team members as required.
· This position will also provide support to the sales organization for our client’s products; support implementation of Lean Sigma Value Stream solutions at customer sites.
· This position will help create and improve standard work practices for national delivery of Lean Sigma advisory services.
· This position will lead Lean Sigma consulting efforts in our client’s customer laboratories, leveraging value stream mapping, standardized work development, 5S reviews, Lean workflow, and other Lean Sigma methodologies.
· This position will train customer teams on Lean Sigma tools and techniques.


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
· BS Technical Engineering Degree or related Healthcare Technology degree
· Minimum of 3 years experience in Lean Sigma
· Training and experience implementing with Lean or Six Sigma principles required
· 3+ years of laboratory experience preferred. This may include in-laboratory experience or industry experience through sales/marketing roles.
· 3+ years of consulting industry or equivalent experience required, healthcare industry focus preferred


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
· Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
· Must have strong interpersonal skills to manage customer relationships and help direct and develop more junior staff.
· Must have strong organization and analytical skills to manage projects and drive improvements needed by customers.
· Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
· Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
· Strong analytical skills and process focus
· Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.



NOTE:

If you have trouble with the apply button link and your email, please follow these directions to email your Word document resume and cover letter to our private and confidential applicant tracking system via MAXHIRE

Email to: MH701@apply.maxhire.net

IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO ROUTE YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS JOB YOU MUST PASTE THE FOLLOWING INTO YOUR EMAIL SUBJECT BOX:


Manager, Lean Sigma Consulting - Clinical - Laboratory (39-7-MH701)




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The Avery Point Group is a leading global executive search firm that assists companies in identifying, assessing and recruiting mid-level management to senior executive talent. Our firm leverages its principals’ decades of executive operations and staffing experience to provide the highest quality executive search services.

Our firm provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, plant management, operations management, supply chain management and finance.

Our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies globally.



The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 5:57 PM  

Director of Continuous Improvement

Another Lean leadership opportunity from the Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. To view other Lean and Six Sigma opportunities from the Avery Point Group click here.



Company:

Confidential

Position:
Director of Continuous Improvement

Location:
Northwestern, US

Reporting:
Plant General Manager

Compensation:
Excellent Compensation with Bonus

Relocation:
Relocation offered

Company Profile:
Our client a leading division of a multi-billion dollar, publically traded, global aerospace and defense company.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position at our client’s 600 employee non-union flagship plant, reporting directly to the site’s General Manager. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader, preferably with high volume metals/materials process background and experience. This position requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very hands on approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for the operations Lean transformation.
· This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the operations Lean initiative and strategy.
· This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the organization on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools (5S, visual controls, standardized work, VSM & A3, Heijunka, Jidoka, Kaizen, SMED, etc…)
· This position will support management as the site’s Lean Sensei in the development, planning and execution of a lean enterprise transformation strategy and metrics
· This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean transformation events targeted towards improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
· This position will focus on business performance improvements that yield zero accidents, defect free products, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost.
· This position will focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
· This position will act as a key driver of change within the business, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the enterprise-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Lean transformation.


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
· BS Technical Engineering Degree
· Advanced Training from a recognized leader in Lean Manufacturing such as Toyota or Shingijutsu
· Additional certification as either a Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt
· Solid prior experience driving a Lean transformation in a traditional manufacturing setting
· High volume materials / metals processing experience
· Operations/process leadership experience


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
· Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
· Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
· Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
· Strong analytical skills and process focus
· Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.


NOTE:
If you have trouble with the apply button link and your email, please follow these directions to email your Word document resume and cover letter to our private and confidential applicant tracking system via MAXHIRE
Email to: MH701@apply.maxhire.net


IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO ROUTE YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS JOB YOU MUST PASTE THE FOLLOWING INTO YOUR EMAIL SUBJECT BOX:


Director of Continuous Improvement (52-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format






Apply for This Job


The Avery Point Group is a leading global executive search firm that assists companies in identifying, assessing and recruiting mid-level management to senior executive talent. Our firm leverages its principals’ decades of executive operations and staffing experience to provide the highest quality executive search services.

Our firm provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, plant management, operations management, supply chain management and finance.

Our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies globally.



The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 5:29 PM  

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Director Lean Sigma Consulting - Clinical - Laboratory - Healthcare

Another Lean leadership opportunity from the Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. To view other Lean and Six Sigma opportunities from the Avery Point Group click here.


Company: Confidential

Position: Director Lean Sigma Consulting - Clinical - Laboratory - Healthcare

Location: South Western US, with 30-40% Travel

Reporting: Group Vice President

Compensation: Excellent Compensation and benefit package with bonus

Relocation: Relocation provided




Company Profile:
Our client is a fast growing division of a major corporation in the healthcare industry and is a leading manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment used globally in both clinical and laboratory settings.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position in our client’s service delivery business in connection with its equipment sales and support, within its customer’s clinical, laboratory and healthcare value streams. The position will be responsible for strategy development and execution of our client’s consulting services portfolio. Key functions include: managing operational and financial performance of the Lean Sigma consulting service; managing internal and external communications and marketing; developing methods and tools; recruiting, staffing and training consultants (and training internal stakeholders); and collecting voice of the customer input to improve consulting solutions of the business.
· The main focus of this role will be the leadership and oversight of a field-based consulting team who are responsible for delivering consulting assessments, training and advice to customers (including process and value stream mapping, 5S analysis, change management, etc) in order to recommend near and longer term value stream and workflow improvements.
· The role will require familiarity with Lean Sigma methodologies in a clinical, laboratory or healthcare setting, and the ability to credibly provide expertise to assist consultants with the assessment of new and existing customer laboratories and work practices to recommend near and longer term improvements that deliver efficiency, safety and effectiveness to customer stakeholders.
· This position will be responsible for the development and refinement of specific methods, tool, techniques and product offerings for our client’s consulting services and their interaction with the company’s other product and service offerings.
· This position will develop and administer standard practices for consistent national delivery of the business’s consulting services. Assist with the development of similar services into international markets
· This position will also provide support to the sales organization for our client’s products; support implementation of Lean Sigma Value Stream solutions at customer sites.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
· BS Technical Engineering Degree or related Health Technology degree
· MBA or Masters degree preferred
· Minimum of 5 years experience in Lean Sigma; Black Belt in Lean Sigma; Master Black Belt preferred
· Expert level knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma principles and practices, and the ability to apply these in a healthcare and / or laboratory management setting
· Training and experience implementing with Lean or Six Sigma principles required
· 3+ years of laboratory experience preferred. This may include in-laboratory experience or industry experience through sales/marketing roles.
· 3+ years of consulting industry or equivalent experience required, healthcare industry focus preferred

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
· Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
· Must have strong interpersonal skills to manage customer relationships and help direct and develop more junior staff.
· Must have strong organization and analytical skills to manage projects and drive improvements needed by customers.
· Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
· Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
· Strong analytical skills and process focus
· Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.



NOTE:

If you have trouble with the apply button link and your email, please follow these directions to email your Word document resume and cover letter to our private and confidential applicant tracking system via MAXHIRE

Email to: MH701@apply.maxhire.net

IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO ROUTE YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS JOB YOU MUST PASTE THE FOLLOWING INTO YOUR EMAIL SUBJECT BOX:

Director Lean Sigma Consulting - Clinical - Laboratory - Healthcare (51-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format


Apply for This Job



The Avery Point Group is a leading global executive search firm that assists companies in identifying, assessing and recruiting mid-level management to senior executive talent. Our firm leverages its principals’ decades of executive operations and staffing experience to provide the highest quality executive search services.
Our firm provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, plant management, operations management, supply chain management and finance.

Our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies globally.



The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 11:37 PM  

Lean Director of Continuous Improvement

Another Lean leadership opportunity from the Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. To view the other Lean and Six Sigma opportunities from the Avery Point Group click here.


Company: Confidential
Position: Director of Continuous Improvement
Location: Minn / St. Paul MN
Reporting: Plant General Manager
Compensation: Excellent Compensation with Bonus
Relocation: Relocation offered

Company Profile:
Our client a leading division of a multi-billion dollar, publically traded, global aerospace and defense company.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position at our client’s 800 employee non-union flagship plant, reporting directly to the site’s General Manager. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader, preferably with high volume metals/materials process background and experience. This position requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very hands on approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for the operations Lean transformation.
· This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the operations Lean initiative and strategy.
· This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the organization on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools (5S, visual controls, standardized work, VSM & A3, Heijunka, Jidoka, Kaizen, SMED, etc…)
· This position will support management as the site’s Lean Sensei in the development, planning and execution of a lean enterprise transformation strategy and metrics
· This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean transformation events targeted towards improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
· This position will focus on business performance improvements that yield zero accidents, defect free products, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost.
· This position will focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
· This position will act as a key driver of change within the business, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the enterprise-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Lean transformation.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
BS Technical Engineering Degree
Advanced Training from a recognized leader in Lean Manufacturing such as Toyota or Shingijutsu
Additional certification as either a Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt
Solid prior experience driving a Lean transformation in a traditional manufacturing setting
High volume materials / metals processing experience
Operations/process leadership experience


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical skills and process focus
Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.




NOTE:

If you have trouble with the apply button link and your email, please follow these directions to email your Word document resume and cover letter to our private and confidential applicant tracking system via MAXHIRE
Email to: MH701@apply.maxhire.net


IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO ROUTE YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS JOB YOU MUST PASTE THE FOLLOWING INTO YOUR EMAIL SUBJECT BOX:


Director of Continuous Improvement (50-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format




Apply for This Job

The Avery Point Group is a leading global executive search firm that assists companies in identifying, assessing and recruiting mid-level management to senior executive talent. Our firm leverages its principals’ decades of executive operations and staffing experience to provide the highest quality executive search services.
Our firm provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, plant management, operations management, supply chain management and finance.

Our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies globally.







The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 6:06 PM  


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