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Monday, September 28, 2009

Lean Six Sigma Quality Engineer - Minn / St. Paul (2 Openings)

One Role has been filled

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter.


Company:

Confidential


Position:

Lean Six Sigma Quality Engineer (2 Openings)


Location:

Minneapolis / St. Paul, USA


Reporting:

Director of Quality


Compensation:

Excellent Compensation with Bonus


Relocation:

Relocation offered – Lump sum


Company Profile:

Our client a leading division of a multi-billion dollar, publically traded, global company.



Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key position at our client’s non-union flagship plant, reporting directly to the division’s Director of Quality. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Quality Engineer, preferably with a high tolerance, precision machining process and product background. This position requires a quality engineer that is able to facilitate and drive process and product continuous improvement, leveraging his/her strong interpersonal and technical skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to leverage Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to drive continuous improvements in both the plant’s products and processes.

  • This role will lead activities within the Lean Six Sigma process improvement initiative that will include, Black and green Belt development, project implementation and cultural change.
  • This role will establish and maintain statistical process control procedures and alert management of trends or variances outside established limits which require corrective action.
  • This role will develop Lean Six Sigma based FEMA and quality plans for inspection, test, and evaluation of materials, processes and products.
  • This role will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events targeted towards improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • This role will devise statistically sound Lean Six Sigma sampling procedures and implement systems for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • This role will participate and interact with company departments, suppliers and customers on matters related to materials, processes or products which affect product quality and reliability objectives.
  • This role will focus on business performance improvements that yield zero accidents, defect free products, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost.
  • This role 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.


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

  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) ASQ certification
  • Working knowledge of quality tools (DOE, SPC, FEMA, 8D, etc.)
  • Ability to understand & implement ISO & Lean Manufacturing methodologies.
  • Five+ years of experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Additional certification as either a Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt


Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:

  • Results based style and 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.
  • Ability to anticipate, negotiate & manage conflicts, problems, changing situations & deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and process focus
  • Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.









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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 content 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. @ 10:41 PM  

Friday, September 25, 2009

Sr. Lean and Agile IT Technology Management Consultant

On hold till Q1 2010

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter.


Company:

Confidential


Position:

Sr. Lean and Agile IT Technology Management Consultant


Location:

Nationwide Open (80%+ Travel. Relocation Not Necessary)


Reporting:

Vice President / Managing Director


Compensation:

Excellent base and bonus compensation to 30%


Relocation:

No Relocation



Company Profile:

While most other consulting firms have contracted in size or have been severely impacted by the recession, our client’s business continues to remain healthy and strong. With an eye on capitalizing on their strong market reputation, our client is seeking to grow its Lean Six Sigma IT Services Team by adding experienced Lean software development / software project management consultants. Our client’s consulting practice specializes in the delivery of Lean Six Sigma / performance based consulting solutions in the healthcare, information technology, government services and other service oriented verticals.

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 Description and Responsibilities:

Our client is looking for candidates who demonstrate the ability to achieve results in a fast-paced, high growth environment within the IT Services process improvement consulting vertical while also supporting the firms other verticals when called upon. Our client’s organization includes business analysts, functional consultants, and technical integration consultants who work together to implement Lean and Six Sigma process improvement solutions at customer sites. Our client’s consultants are expected to spend the majority of their time on site with the client business and technical teams. Our client employs a flexible travel model that requires consultants to be on site four days per week. Our client’s consultants work the fifth day from their home office.

  • Serve as our client’s lead authority on the application of Lean and TPS concepts (Toyota Production System) and methodologies into their IT consulting vertical.
  • Develop and supply customized Lean training courses and consulting on-demand to serve both external clients and internal teams.
  • Provide Lean software development coaching and training to client functional managers, and executives.
  • Work with client customers to expand the understanding and practice of Lean software development and Agile principles through client organizations to include software and data center operations teams alike.
  • Collaborate with client teams to coach and mentor them on the mechanics of Lean and Agile methods to achieve optimal team effectiveness.
  • Coach individual client teams in all aspects of Lean and TPS methodologies.
  • Work directly with client teams to identify and mitigate enterprise-wide systemic obstacles that block their ability to achieve sustainable increases in productivity.
  • Work with client teams to advise and influence the development and training of internal Lean tools to enhance team collaboration.



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

  • BS Business / Technical Degree
  • Lean and /or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Proficiency in Lean and/or Six Sigma principles including delivery methodologies
  • 3+ year of progressively responsible experience in a technical project management and/or Lean Agile coaching position.
  • Agile coaching experience with methods such as XP, Scrum and Lean.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Lean and Agile principles and practices at multiple levels within an organization, including Lean and Agile leadership skills at a senior level.
  • Experience with XP practices, user story development, life cycle management and release planning.
  • Prior experience in consulting and leading technical teams in adopting and upgrading Lean and Agile technologies.
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner/ScrumMaster preferred
  • Prior experience in data center management and leadership preferred.




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










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 content 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. @ 12:48 PM  

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Lean Enterprise Manager - Multi Site (Operations Career Focus)



Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter.



Company:

Confidential


Position:

Lean Enterprise Manager - Multi Site (Operations Management Career Focus)


Location:

Various - Southeastern USA (High Travel Role)


Reporting:

Director of Lean Manufacturing


Compensation:

Excellent base and bonus compensation


Relocation:

Initial assignment virtual with high travel – Candidates must be re-locatable within 1 to 2 years of initial engagement


Company Profile:

Our client is leading manufacturer and supplier of consumer home-good products servicing the home center markets.



Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key leadership position with our client’s Lean Manufacturing deployment initiative, reporting directly to the Director of Lean Manufacturing. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader, preferably with make-to-order manufacturing experience (high volume - high mix).

Additional background and long term career interest in operations leadership (plant and operations management leadership roles) will be given favorable consideration. 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 business’s Lean Value Stream transformation.

  • This position will provide support to assigned Value Stream Managers regarding Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • This position will serve as the Lean “expert” for all Lean activities within the candidates assigned Value Streams.
  • This position will leverage Value Stream Mapping to develop and maintain current and future state value stream maps to identify strategic projects and corresponding rolling 6-month implementation plans that are aligned with the company’s strategic direction.
  • 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.
  • This position will provide strategic cross-functional leadership across the Value Streams to plan, train, standardize, and sustain the removal of waste from the value stream.
  • This position will foster the adoption of continuous improvement as a way life and help create a culture of change within the business.
  • This position will assist Value Stream Managers and Plant Managers with developing the necessary framework, including resources at the plant level, to ensure the full execution of Lean projects throughout the value stream.
  • This position will provide support, coaching, and development of the Plant Value Stream Managers.
  • This position will work with internal providers and clients along with external suppliers and customers on improving the total enterprise using Lean manufacturing techniques.
  • This position will assist in defining and support standardized programs to educate employees in the principles of Lean Manufacturing.
  • This position will assist in the development of best practices, and best practice sharing across all operations.
  • This position will build strong and positive working relationships with all functional areas across the company
  • 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.


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

  • BS Business / Technical Engineering Degree (preferred)
  • Preference given to candidates with strong operations leadership experience and career interest in plant and operations management.
  • Preference given to candidates with make to order (high volume - high mix ) manufacturing experience
  • 3+ Years experience in Lean Manufacturing implantation and facilitation
  • Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, 5s, SMED, VSM and other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Track record of successful project management across multiple sites.
  • Personal computer skills in a networked environment, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-point, and MSProject) required.



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.
  • Strong planning/organization & time management skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.









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 content 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. @ 10:27 AM  


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