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Monday, January 19, 2009

Director - Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement

Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Director - Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement

Location:
South Eastern, US

Reporting:
Division - VP of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a $2B division of a multi-billion dollar service and infrastructure products company seeking to gain a further competitive advantage with continued commitment to its Lean Six Sigma program. Predecessor in this position was recently promoted to a VP level role within the business.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position within one of our client’s flagship divisions, reporting directly to VP Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma leader with broad business acumen, preferably with service (system integration / installation / support focus) industry 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 creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for the division’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.


  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the division’s Lean Six Sigma (with empahsis on Lean and Transactional in focus) initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the organization on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools.
  • Partner with senior level management to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. Manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing Lean Six Sigma projects including review of resource utilization across the business.

  • Identify and engage talented candidates to become Lean Six Sigma practitioners as Master Black Belts, Black Belts and Green Belts.

  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the business’s performance

  • This position will deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the organization.

  • 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 Six Sigma 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 Six Sigma transformation.
  • Manage Lean Six Sigma reporting activities for the organization internally and to Corporate.

  • Develop partnerships with other Lean Six Sigma Leaders across the enitre company and other divisions to share best practices.

  • Develop and manage annual financial benefit and cost budgets.



Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:



  • BS Degree, MBA a plus
  • 10-15 years professional work experience with a minimum of 7 years management experience, with at least 4 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt / Black Belt Certification.
  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Transactional Lean Six Sgima deployment leadership experience / background

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
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Email to: MH701@apply.maxhire.net
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IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO ROUTE YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS JOB YOU MUST PASTE THE FOLLOWING INTO YOUR EMAIL SUBJECT BOX:
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Director - Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement (57-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format



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The content of this posting is protected by Copyright and is intended for use by current and potential candidates of The Avery Point Group for the sole purpose of pursuing an opportunity presented by The Avery Point Group. As subject matter experts in our recruiting disciplines, our job postings are a reflection of our deep understanding of job requirements, appropriate client documents and extensive dialog with key client process stakeholders. As a result, reposting or use of this content is not authorized unless The Avery Point Group is referenced as its source.



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. @ 9:29 PM  

Friday, January 9, 2009

January 2009 Lean and Six Sigma Open Job Summary




Here is a summary of the January 2009 opportunities from the Avery Point Group – Lean Recruiter – Six Sigma Recruiter.

Continuous Improvement Program Manager – Midwest
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Continuous Improvement Program Manager - Mid Atlantic Area
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Plant Continuous Improvement Manager – Southeast
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Divisional Manager of Continuous Improvement – Southeast
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Manager, Lean Sigma Consulting – Clinical – Laboratory
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Director of Continuous Improvement – Northwest
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Director Lean Sigma Consulting - Clinical - Laboratory – Healthcare – Southwest
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Lean Director of Continuous Improvement – Midwest
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Senior Lean Six Sigma Management Consultant – Healthcare – 80% Travel
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Manager Lean Transformation and Process Performance - LA Area
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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.
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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.
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As executive recruiters 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. @ 9:39 AM  

Manager Lean Transformation and Process Performance - LA Area



Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Lean Transformation Manager

Location:
Los Angeles Area, California

Reporting:
Position reports to Director of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:
Excellent Compensation and benefit package

Relocation:
Relocation Available, but local candidate preferred



Company Profile:
Our client is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar leading global transportation and aerospace component products manufacturer.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position our client’s flagship LA area plant, reporting directly to the Director of Operational Excellence. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader, preferably with a strong manufacturing 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 operation’s Lean transformation.
  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the site’s 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, Kaizen, SMED, “Design for Lean” etc…)
  • This position will support management 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
  • 3-5 Years experience in Lean Manufacturing implantation and facilitation
  • 7-10 Years overall Manufacturing experience
  • Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, 5s, SMED, and other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Six Sigma experience a plus – BB or MBB
  • 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.

Apply for This Job


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 Transformation and Process Performance (40-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format





Legal Notice:
The content of this posting is protected by Copyright and is intended for use by current and potential candidates of The Avery Point Group for the sole purpose of pursuing an opportunity presented by The Avery Point Group. As subject matter experts in our recruiting disciplines, our job postings are a reflection of our deep understanding of job requirements, appropriate client documents and extensive dialog with key client process stakeholders. As a result, reposting or use of this content is not authorized unless The Avery Point Group is referenced as its source.



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. @ 12:37 AM  

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Senior Lean Six Sigma Management Consultant - Healthcare



Another Lean and Six Sigma 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
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Position:
Senior Lean / Six Sigma Management Consultant - Healthcare
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Location:
Nationwide - No Relocation - 80% Travel
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Reporting:
VP / Managing Director
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Compensation:
Excellent Compensation with Bonus to 30%
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Company Profile:
Our client is a rapidly growing service industry focused consulting firm that is affiliated of a highly respected globally recognized consulting company that is seeking to leverage its strong growth in the service sector by adding experienced Lean and Six Sigma talent to their organization.

Our client is looking for candidates that have demonstrated the ability to achieve results in the healthcare sector leveraging the tools of both Lean and Six Sigma.
Our client offers some of the best compensation and benefits in the Lean and Six Sigma consulting arena - 100% Medical Paid – 4 weeks vacation - Full Car Allowance after 1 Year Service - broad service sector exposure and opportunity to advance in one of the fastest growing firms in the industry

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Proficiency in Lean Sigma principles including delivery methodologies
  • Formal Lean training - Kaizen, VSM, A3, TPS and other relevant Lean methodologies.
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred
  • Outstanding ability to collect, analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Program or project management experience
  • History of managing and being managed to targeted results
Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
  • Proven capability to work with people at all levels of an organization
  • Dynamic facilitator
  • Executive level communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills: courage, decision quality, listening, initiative, drive for results, customer focus, integrity, and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Strong customer orientation; able to influence and negotiate

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:

Senior Lean / Six Sigma Management Consultant - Healthcare (31-7-MH701)




Legal Notice:
The content of this posting is protected by Copyright and is intended for use by current and potential candidates of The Avery Point Group for the sole purpose of pursuing an opportunity presented by The Avery Point Group. As subject matter experts in our recruiting disciplines, our job postings are a reflection of our deep understanding of job requirements, appropriate client documents and extensive dialog with key client process stakeholders. As a result, reposting or use of this content is not authorized unless The Avery Point Group is referenced as its source.



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. @ 11:21 PM  

Continuous Improvement Program Manager - Midwest



Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Continuous Improvement Program Manager

Location:
Midwest Area, US - 30% Travel

Reporting:
Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Multi-billion dollar infrastructure products company poised to gain from the new Presidential Administration’s focus on infrastructure spending and economic stimulus, seeking to gain a further competitive advantage with a new Lean Six Sigma deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key continuous improvement position as part of our client’s corporate staff co-located in one of their flagship plants, reporting directly to the Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt leader, preferably with heavy industry manufacturing background and experience. This position requires an individual 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 Lean Six Sigma transformation in one of our client’s flagship plants.
  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean Six Sigma initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean Six Sigma strategy and metrics providing support to process owners in order to clearly link project metrics to strategic operational objectives using Business Process Management principles.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the plant’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 by partnering with the plant’s process owners and champions to drive results.
  • 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 Six Sigma tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • This position will act as a key driver of change within the plant, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the plant-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.
  • This position will plan and facilitate kaizen activities on the shop floor and in administrative offices as needed to support value stream improvement plans.
    This role will conduct industrial experiments using sound statistical methodologies to optimize process performance and enhance organizational knowledge.
  • Train and coach Green Belts and project teams in the proper use of Lean Six Sigma process improvement tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:

  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from ASQ or a similar certifying body
  • 3-5 years of process improvement experience in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment, with at least 2 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.
  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen. SMED and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Experience as the leader of at least 3 significant value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping.
  • Materials processing experience / background
  • Prior Value Stream 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.

Apply for This Job



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:


Continuous Improvement Program Manager - Midwest (56-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format








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. @ 3:02 PM  

Continuous Improvement Program Manager - Mid Atlantic Area


Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Continuous Improvement Program Manager

Location:
Mid Atlantic Area, US - 30% Travel

Reporting:
Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Multi-billion dollar company seeking to gain a further competitive advantage with a new Lean Six Sigma deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key continuous improvement position as part of our client’s corporate staff co-located in one of their flagship plants, reporting directly to the Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt leader, preferably with heavy industry manufacturing background and experience. This position requires an individual 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 Lean Six Sigma transformation in one of our client’s flagship plants.
  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean Six Sigma initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean Six Sigma strategy and metrics providing support to process owners in order to clearly link project metrics to strategic operational objectives using Business Process Management principles.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the plant’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 by partnering with the plant’s process owners and champions to drive results.
  • 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 Six Sigma tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • This position will act as a key driver of change within the plant, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the plant-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.
  • This position will plan and facilitate kaizen activities on the shop floor and in administrative offices as needed to support value stream improvement plans.
  • This role will conduct industrial experiments using sound statistical methodologies to optimize process performance and enhance organizational knowledge.
  • Train and coach Green Belts and project teams in the proper use of Lean Six Sigma process improvement tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from ASQ or a similar certifying body
  • 3-5 years of process improvement experience in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment, with at least 2 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.
  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen. SMED and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Experience as the leader of at least 3 significant value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping.
  • Materials processing experience / background
  • Prior Value Stream 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.

Apply for This Job


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 MAXHIREEmail 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:

Continuous Improvement Program Manager - Mid Atlantic Area (55-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format


Legal Notice:
The content of this posting is protected by Copyright and is intended for use by current and potential candidates of The Avery Point Group for the sole purpose of pursuing an opportunity presented by The Avery Point Group. As subject matter experts in our recruiting disciplines, our job postings are a reflection of our deep understanding of job requirements, appropriate client documents and extensive dialog with key client process stakeholders. As a result, reposting or use of this content is not authorized unless The Avery Point Group is referenced as its source.



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. @ 2:00 PM  

Plant Continuous Improvement Manager


Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Plant Continuous Improvement Manager

Location:
South Eastern, US

Reporting:
Divisional Manager of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Major division of a multi-billion dollar company seeking to gain a further competitive advantage with a new Lean Six Sigma deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key continuous improvement position within one our client’s flagship plant, reporting directly to the Divisional Manger of Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt leader, preferably with heavy industry manufacturing background and experience. This position requires an individual 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 plant’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean Six Sigma initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean Six Sigma strategy and metrics providing support to process owners in order to clearly link project metrics to strategic operational objectives using Business Process Management principles.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the plant’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 by partnering with the plant’s process owners and champions to drive results.
  • 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 Six Sigma tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • This position will act as a key driver of change within the plant, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the plant-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.
  • This position will plan and facilitate kaizen activities on the shop floor and in administrative offices as needed to support value stream improvement plans.
  • This role will conduct industrial experiments using sound statistical methodologies to optimize process performance and enhance organizational knowledge.
  • Train and coach Green Belts and project teams in the proper use of Lean Six Sigma process improvement tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from ASQ or a similar certifying body
  • 3-5 years of process improvement experience in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment, with at least 2 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.
  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen. SMED and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Experience as the leader of at least 3 significant value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping.
  • Materials processing experience / background
  • Prior Value Stream 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.


    Apply for This Job

    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:


    Plant Manager of Continuous Improvement (54-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format




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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. @ 11:43 AM  

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Divisional Manager of Continuous Improvement




Another Lean and Six Sigma 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:
Divisional Manager of Continuous Improvement

Location:
South Eastern, US

Reporting:
Division - VP Manufacturing / Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Major division of a multi-billion dollar infrastructure products company poised to gain from the new Presidential administration’s focus on infrastructure spending and economic stimulus, seeking to gain a further competitive advantage with a new Lean Six Sigma deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position with our client flagship division, reporting directly to the Divisional VP of Manufacturing and Corporate Director of Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt leader, preferably with heavy industry manufacturing 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 division’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.




  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the division’s Lean Six Sigma initiative and strategy.

  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the organization on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools.

  • This position will support management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean Six Sigma strategy and metrics providing support to process owners in order to clearly link project metrics to strategic operational objectives using Business Process Management principles.

  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects 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 by partnering with Process Owners and Champions to drive results.

  • 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 Six Sigma 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 Six Sigma transformation.


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:




  • BS Technical Engineering Degree

  • 5-7 years of process improvement experience in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment, with at least 4 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification. Lean Six Sigma Leadership and program management of at least 3 or more Black Belts

  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies.

  • Experience as the leader of at least 3 significant value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping.

  • Materials processing experience / background

  • Prior Value Stream 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.



    Apply for This Job


    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:


    Divisional Manager of Continuous Improvement (53-7-MH701) Please attach your resume in Word Format








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. @ 6:16 PM  


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