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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Plant Manager – Lean Focus - Kentucky


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


Company:

Confidential


Position:

Plant Manager – Lean Focus - Kentucky


Location:

Kentucky - USA


Reporting:

Position reports to VP of Operations


Compensation:

Excellent Compensation and benefit package


Relocation:

Relocation Available


Company Profile:

Market leading consumer products company seeking to further advance its Continuous Improvement initiatives with Lean focused Plant Management placement at one of its flagship plants in Kentucky.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key leadership position at one of our client’s flagship manufacturing plants located in Kentucky. Reporting directly to the VP of Operations, this position will require a candidate with a solid leadership skills and Lean experience, preferably with a high mix / high volume product background. Key to success in this role requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive service, quality, cost and safety leveraging Lean methodologies in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment. The position will require a leader with a strong blend of both strategic and tactical approaches to operational and business objectives, leveraging his/her background and experience to drive results via credibility, influence and leadership by example.

NOTE: This is a growth position and the person that fills the this role must be promotable to the level of General Manager for manufacturing (multi-site) or VP of Manufacturing (overall manufacturing in the future).

NOTE: Our client is only interested in currently employed candidates who are seeking a growth role.


This position will be responsible for manufacturing operations, enabling managers to achieve monthly and annual targets in service, quality, cost, safety, and other key performance targets.

This role will lead by example to drive and sustain the cultural and technical changes necessary to make our client’s plant a world class Lean manufacturer.

This role will serve as the leader and catalyst for implementing Lean Enterprise principles, tools, and techniques within the plant.

This position will be responsible for the preparation of annual operating budgets, business plans for both the plant and distribution center.

This position will have responsibility for the management of the people resource through good practice, employee appraisal systems, implementation of compensation and benefit programs, communication systems, and performance management techniques


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


BS degree Engineering or Business / MBA or M.S. Advanced Degree preferred

15+ years of increasing responsibility in manufacturing leadership roles

Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5s, SMED, and other continuous improvement methodologies

High volume / high mix JIT experience / background

Strong financial acumen - understanding of 4 wall operating costs and P+L measures

Knowledge of Word, Excel, MS Power Point required


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


Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills…edge, energy and the ability to lead and energize others.

Demonstrated track record of promotion within a minimum of two different organizations / business cultures

Strong ability to quickly assess and develop talent to build team and operational bench strength

Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines… sometime with conflicting requirements

Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction and priority

Ability to develop, interpret and apply required policies and procedures

Ability to work/ in a team / matrix environment

Ability to address tactical business shortcomings with strategic solutions

Ability to build buy-in with multiple stakeholders with sometime conflicting priorities

Motivated to take on a career enhancing challenge… high level of energy








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. @ 9:45 PM  

Lean Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - Southern Alabama


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


Company:
Confidential

Position:
Lean Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - Southern Alabama

Location:
Southern Alabama, US

Reporting:
VP of Operations


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 deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key continuous improvement position within one our client’s flagship plants, reporting directly to the VP of Operations. This position will require an experienced Lean 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 transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean 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 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 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 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.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • Six Sigma Certification from ASQ or a similar certifying body a plus
  • 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 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.
  • Metals processing experience / background
  • Prior Value Stream operations/process leadership experience a plus

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.







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. @ 3:59 PM  

Lean Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - Northern Alabama

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 Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - Northern Alabama

Location:
Northern Alabama, 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 deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key continuous improvement position within one our client’s flagship plants, reporting directly to the Divisional Manger of Continuous Improvement. This position will require an experienced Lean 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 transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean 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 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 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 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.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • Six Sigma Certification from ASQ or a similar certifying body a plus
  • 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 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.
  • Metals processing experience / background
  • Prior Value Stream operations/process leadership experience a plus

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.







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. @ 3:25 PM  

Lean Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - York PA


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

Company:
Confidential

Position:
Lean Plant Continuous Improvement Manager - York PA

Location:
York, PA

Reporting:
VP of Operations

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 deployment.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key continuous improvement position within one our client’s flagship plants, reporting directly to the VP of Operations. This position will require an experienced Lean 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 transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the plant’s Lean initiative and strategy.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean 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 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 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 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.
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 a plus
  • 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 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.
  • Metal processing experience / background a plus
  • Prior Value Stream operations/process leadership experience a plus

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.




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. @ 2:30 PM  

Regional Director - Operational Excellence Northeast


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:
Regional Director - Operational Excellence Northeast

Location:
Northeastern, US

Reporting:
Corporate VP of Operational Excellence

Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Local Candidates Preferred
(Eastern Pennsylvania)

Company Profile:
Our client is a privately held billion dollar company is growing their cross business Lean Sigma Operational Excellence initiative and seeks Lean Sigma MBB talent.



Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position within our clients Lean Sigma Operational Excellence program, supporting both corporate and regional improvement initiatives, reporting directly to the VP of Operational Excellence and Regional Operations Executive. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma leader with broad business acumen. 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 region’s Lean Six Sigma transformation.




  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the regions’ 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 within the region.
  • Partner with senior level management to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. Manage a robust review process for selecting, scoping and prioritizing Lean Six Sigma projects including review of resource utilization across the region.

  • Identify and engage talented candidates to become Lean Six Sigma practitioners as Black Belts and Green Belts to support the overall Operational Excellence initiative.

  • 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 entire company 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 (Engineering / Business Administration / MIS / Science), MBA a plus

  • 10+ years professional work experience with a minimum of 5+ years management experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Lean Sigma organization.

  • Minimum of 3 to 6 years experience in Lean Sigma organizations in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, warehousing or other related industry. (Preferred 5+ year experience in warehousing, logistics or distribution industry)

  • Minimum Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Preferred Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

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

  • Demonstrated strengths in project management processes and methodologies including phase-gate reviews and A3 planning and review methods. Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) a plus.

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

  • MUST be comfortable facilitating Lean Kaizen events, building and implementing regional and site level improvement plans, directly providing hands on leadership of key projects and teams for continuous improvement.

  • Proven ability in strategy development, program implementation, team building, mentoring, planning and budgeting.

  • Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.

  • Travel in role 50 to 75%










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. @ 2:15 PM  


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