Lean Six Sigma Process Engineer - ( Virginia )
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Lean Six Sigma Process Engineer
Position reports to Plant Operational Excellence Manager
Excellent Compensation and benefit package with bonus
Our client is a highly regarded global company within their industry with a leading market share position for their products.
Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key continuous improvement position in our client’s flagship Virginia plant, reporting directly to the plant’s Operational Excellence Manager. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma practitioner. This position requires a Lean Six Sigma practitioner 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 Six Sigma transformation.
- This position will be responsible for executing and facilitating the site’s Lean Six Sigma initiatives and projects.
- This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to associates and other plant personnel on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools.
- This position will support management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean Six Sigma transformation strategy and metrics
- 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.
- 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.
- BS Technical Engineering Degree
- Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is a minimum requirement
- 3+ Years experience in Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing implantation and facilitation
- Prior operations/process leadership experience a plus
- Prior experience training and mentoring Lean Six Sigma Green Belts
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.
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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.
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