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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Division Global Operational Excellence Manager (Atlanta)

New Posting

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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Division Global Operational Excellence Manager – Multi Site


Location:
Atlanta, GA


Reporting:
Director of Operational Excellence

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Local Atlanta Candidates Preferred


Company Profile:
Our exclusive multi-billion dollar client is a growing global market leader in their industry. They are seeking to further improve their global operating performance thru continued leverage of their core Lean Six Sigma initiatives.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position within our clients Lean Sigma Operational Excellence program, supporting its divisional improvement initiatives, reporting directly to the Division Director of Operational Excellence. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma leader with a strong process industry manufacturing background. 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 manufacturing site transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the division’s Lean Six Sigma initiative and strategy globally across multiple manufacturing sites
  • 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 division.
  • Partner with senior level plant management staff 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 division’s plants.
  • 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 help deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the division's plants.
  • 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 division, supporting plant staff by communicating the division-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.
  • Manage a plant embedded staff of 8 to 10 black belts in matrix dotted-line reporting structure.

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

  • BS Degree (Engineering / Business Administration), MBA a plus
  • 10+ years professional work experience with a minimum of 3+ years’ management experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Lean Sigma manufacturing organization.
  • 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.

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 divisional 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 30 to 40%












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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. @ 3:20 PM  

Multi - Site Lean Manager of Continuous Improvement (Mid Atlantic)

New Posting

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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Multi - Site Lean Manager of Continuous Improvement

Location:
Mid Atlantic USA


Reporting:
Division - VP Operations


Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


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


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key leadership position, reporting directly to the Divisional VP of Operations. This position will require an experienced Lean 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 and influencing 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 transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the division’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.
  • This position will support 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 kaizen transformational 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 overall 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 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 division-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
  • 5 years of process improvement experience in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment, with at least 3 years experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean position.
  • Formal Lean training and experience leveraging Value Stream Management tools, A3 , kaizen methods, standardized work, SMED, TPM and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Experience as the leader of value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping.
  • Prior exposure to a Lean Sensei mentor as part of development and Lean training
  • Metals processing experience / background a plus
  • Prior Value Stream operations/process leadership experience as a plant manager or in a significant operations role.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt / Master Black Belt 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. @ 1:08 PM  

Lean Program Manager (Atlanta)

Role on hold until end of September - Still taking applications

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in executive search and recruiting.
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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Lean Program Manager


Location:
Atlanta, GA


Reporting:
Director of Change Management


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation is not available for this Role – Atlanta based candidate is preferred


Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a multi-billion insurance industry leader seeking to gain a further competitive advantage by leveraging Lean Six Sigma as a key part of their corporate strategy.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key position within our client’s organization, reporting directly to the Director of Change Management. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma leader with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry background and experience (insurance or financial services). 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 and influencing skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels creating value and buy-in as a lead project facilitator driving the company’s major Lean Six Sigma based transformation programs and projects.

  • This position will be responsible leveraging Lean Six Sigma tools and methods into the business’s key transformation project and program initiatives.
  • 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 at the highest levels to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. Manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing projects including review of resource utilization across the business.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various transformation programs 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 lead by example as an active change agent by managing complex projects and leverage influencing skills that come from deep experience as a subject matter expert in Lean Six Sigma and project management
  • 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 program/project 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 approach.
  • Manage program and project reporting activities for the organization internally and to Corporate.
  • Develop and manage annual financial benefit and cost budgets related to major program and project initiatives

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

  • BS Degree, MBA a plus
  • 7+ years professional work experience with a minimum of 3 years management experience, with at least 3 years’ experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position in a transactional setting (insurance or financial services)
  • Formal Lean training and experience with Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies.
  • Transactional Lean Six Sigma deployment leadership experience / background is a must
  • Certified PMI / Project Management 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
  • Strong influencing skills and credibility to interact at all levels – including c-suite level leadership
  • 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. @ 12:20 PM  

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Director Operational Excellence ( Wisconsin )

New Posting

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in executive search and recruiting.



Company:
Confidential

Position:
Director Operational Excellence

Location:
Wisconsin


Reporting:
VP Shared Services

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a multi-billion service industry leader seeking to gain a further competitive advantage by leveraging Lean Six Sigma as a key part of their corporate strategy.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key Lean Six Sigma Director level change agent role, reporting directly to the VP of Shared Services. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry background and experience (insurance or financial services). 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 a key change facilitator helping to drive the company’s Lean Six Sigma transformation initiatives.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating Lean Six Sigma (utilizing Lean, Workout, and Six Sigma Transactional in focus) projects in support of business objectives.
  • This position will help provide mentoring / training to key organization stakeholders on the use and practice of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools.
  • This position will partner with key leadership and management stakeholders to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities utilizing voice of the customer (VOC), organizational, analytical, Lean Six Sigma problem solving methodologies.
  • This position will assist in the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing Lean Six Sigma projects across the business.
  • 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 on assigned projects
  • Lead by example as an active change agent by managing complex projects and leverage influencing skills that come from prior Lean and Six Sigma experience.
  • 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 Engineering, Business Administration, MIS/MBA Degree a plus
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt - Certified
  • 10+ years professional work experience, with at least 3 years’ experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position in a transactional setting.
  • Formal Lean training and experience with Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies considered a plus
  • Transactional Lean Six Sigma experience / background is a must


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

  • Results based 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
  • Strong influencing skills and credibility to interact at all levels – including c-suite level leadership
  • 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. @ 10:08 AM  

Sunday, July 4, 2010

VP – PMO Business Transformation (Texas)

New Posting

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
Avery Point Group - Lean Recruiter - Six Sigma Recruiter. Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in executive search and recruiting.



Company:
Confidential

Position:
VP – PMO Business Transformation



Location:
Texas


Reporting:
Corporate SVP of Operations / Division CFO

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a major division of a multi-billion service industry leader seeking to gain a further competitive advantage by leveraging improvements in its business transformation and program management execution.


Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key business re-engineering / business program management transformation leadership position, reporting directly to the Corporate SVP of Operations and to the Division CFO. This position will require an experienced business transformation and program management leader with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry background and experience (insurance or financial services).


This position requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” entrepreneurial 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 division’s lead business transformation and program management executive.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the entire division’s PMO (Program Management Office) and business transformation initiatives.
  • This position will be accountable for the oversight of the entire division’s business transformation programs, projects, and the effectiveness of the business processes used to execute their improvement and implementation via division’s PMO.
  • This position will partner with senior level management at the highest levels to assess current processes, projects and programs to identify and execute improvement opportunities.
  • This position will manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing projects and programs including review of resource utilization across the division.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various programs and projects targeted towards improving the business’s overall performance.
  • This position will deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the division.
  • This role will be accountable for the effectiveness of the project/program management process and for its ultimate results that will enable the division’s projects/programs to meet or exceed customer needs and enable the division to achieve its strategic business objectives.
  • This position will lead by example as an active change agent by managing complex projects and leverage influencing skills that come from deep experience as a subject matter expert in program and project management to drive the division’s transformation initiatives.
  • This position will focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of continuous improvement methodologies.
  • This role will actively support and integrate its initiatives into the product development process life cycle to provide supporting resources and project execution leadership for effective and seamless product life cycle execution.
  • This position will drive the “roll-out”, training, and long term cultural adoption of the service development process from a program management perspective.
  • This position will act as a key driver of business transformation efforts through the PMO efforts within the division, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the division-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s transformation initiatives.

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

  • BS / MS Technical Degree, MBA a plus
  • PMI or NPDP certification desired
  • Transactional Lean Six Sigma (BB or MBB) deployment leadership a plus
  • 10+ years professional work experience with track record of delivery major results in a PMO role
  • Success with leading product / service development teams in a transactional setting ( insurance or financial services )
  • Experience in development / improvement of technology and product/service development process
  • Broad business acumen / multi-disciplinary 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
  • Strong influencing skills and credibility to interact at all levels – including c-suite level leadership
  • 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. @ 12:35 AM  


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