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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Multi-Site (Nationwide - US)

Revised 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:
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Multi-Site (Nationwide - US)


Location:
Any major metro location in the Central part of the US with suitable airport


Reporting:
Division Master Black Belt


Compensation:
Excellent Base Compensation


Relocation:
Relocation Not Available – Role is 80% Travel


Company Profile:
Our exclusive multi-billion dollar client is a 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 continuous improvement position within one of our client’s major divisions, reporting directly to the division’s Continuous improvement Master Black Belt . 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 and within all functions, creating value and buy-in as a key change facilitator within our client’s divisional operations.

  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels and functions of the division on the use and practice of Lean & Six Sigma methodology and tools within the company’s various plant locations.
  • Partner with functional leaders and 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.
  • 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 division’s performance.
  • This position will help deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the division and business functions.
  • This position will focus on division 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 and functional leaders by communicating the plant-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the plant’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.

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

  • Required: BS/BA Degree Engineering
  • 5 – 7 years professional work experience in process industry setting - paper / packaging industry is preferred
  • Certified - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with Lean experience
  • Lean experience with Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies is a must
  • Process industry (batch and continuous ) 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
  • 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.













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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.

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The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 10:41 PM  

Monday, November 1, 2010

November Lean and Six Sigma Job Summary

New Postings - November Lean and Six Sigma Jobs

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
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Lean Value Stream Operations Manager (Alabama)

Company Profile:

Key consumer products division of a global company seeks to take its value stream operations and Lean initiative to the next level.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key Lean Value Stream leadership position within our client’s consumer products division. Reporting directly to Plant General Manager, this position will require a candidate with a solid operations management and Lean deployment background. Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Corporate Lean Continuous Improvement Manager (Indiana)

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

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key continuous improvement position within one of our client’s divisions, reporting directly to the Director of Lean Continuous Improvement . This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader with a strong assembly industry manufacturing background. Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Operational Excellence Leader (St. Louis)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a global 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 position within our client’s organization, reporting directly to the Global Corporate Operational Excellence Leader and Line of Business Executive(s). 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). Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

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Operational Excellence Program Leader (Atlanta)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a global 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 position within our client’s organization, reporting directly to the Global Corporate Operational Excellence Leader and Line of Business Executive(s). 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). Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

Learn More Here


North America Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt – Multi Site (Ohio)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive multi-billion dollar client is a global market leader in their industry. They are seeking to further improve their North American 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 Global Operational Excellence Director. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma leader with a strong process chemical industry manufacturing background. Relocation Available

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Multi - Site Lean Manager of Continuous Improvement (Southeastern, USA)

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.
Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Multi - Site Lean Manager of Continuous Improvement (Pennsylvania)

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.
Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Division Lean Transformation Leader – (Minneapolis / St. Paul)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive privately-held client is a growing market leader in their service engineering industry. They are seeking to further improve their operating and service delivery performance thru continued leverage of their core Lean transformation initiatives.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key position within our client’s Lean transformation initiative, supporting its divisional improvement initiatives, reporting directly to the Corporate Lean Sensei. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation and change management leader.
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 change facilitator and Lean champion. Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Division Lean Transformation Leader – (Wisconsin)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive privately-held client is a growing market leader in their service engineering industry. They are seeking to further improve their operating and service delivery performance thru continued leverage of their core Lean transformation initiatives.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key position within our client’s Lean transformation initiative, supporting its divisional improvement initiatives, reporting directly to the Corporate Lean Sensei. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation and change management leader.
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 change facilitator and Lean champion. Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Operational Excellence Leader – Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Wisconsin)

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 Black Belt change agent role, reporting directly to Director of Operational Excellence. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry background and experience (insurance or financial services). Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Plant Lean Six Sigma Process Engineer (Virginia)

Company Profile:

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. Relocation Available

Learn More Here


Lean Six Sigma Business Process Black Belt (NYC/ CT Metro Area)

Company Profile:
Our exclusive F250 client is a global market leader in their specialty financial service markets. They are seeking to further improve their global operating performance and operating productivity by leveraging Lean Six Sigma as a key part of their initiatives.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key transformation position within our client’s Business Process team, supporting its global improvement initiatives, reporting directly to the Director of Business Process. This position will require a Lean Six Sigma leader (Black Belt background) with a strong financial services industry background. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels and within all functions, creating value and buy-in as a key change facilitator for the business’s process improvement initiatives. Local Candidates Preferred – Limited Relocation Available

Learn More Here










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.

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The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 11:31 PM  

Lean Value Stream Operations Manager ( Alabama )

New Posting 11-01-10 Lean Operations Jobs

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.
~ Lean Jobs ~ Six Sigma Jobs ~ Lean Six Sigma Jobs ~ Operational Excellence Jobs ~


Company:

Confidential


Position:

Lean Value Stream Operations Manager ( Alabama )


Location:

Alabama


Reporting:

Plant General Manager


Compensation:

Excellent Compensation with Bonus


Relocation:

Relocation Available


Company Profile:

Key consumer products division of a global company seeks to take its value stream operations and Lean initiative to the next level.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key Lean Value Stream leadership position within our client’s consumer products division. Reporting directly to Plant General Manager, this position will require a candidate with a solid operations management and Lean deployment background. Key to success in this role requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive speed (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 Lean background and experience to drive results via credibility, influence and leadership by example.

  • This position will be responsible for managing a key part of the plant’s value stream manufacturing process, holding area leaders accountable to achieve monthly and annual targets on speed (service), quality, cost, safety, and other key performance targets.
  • This role will lead, drive, and sustain the cultural and process 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’s value stream operations.
  • This position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of annual operating budgets, business plans for the sites value stream operations.
  • Leadership responsibility for hourly and salaried staff associates with functional responsibility for the assigned plant value stream.
  • This position will have responsibility for the leadership 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 Operations/Business Management
  • 5 - 8 years of increasing responsibility in value stream manufacturing leadership roles
  • Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, 5s, SMED, Line Balancing / Work Cell Set-up and other Lean continuous improvement methodologies
  • Exposure to driving and implementing Lean culture and methodologies in a manufacturing environment

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.

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The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 10:41 PM  

Corporate Lean Continuous Improvement Manager ( Indiana )

New Posting 11-01-10 Lean Jobs

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.
~ Lean Jobs ~ Six Sigma Jobs ~ Lean Six Sigma Jobs ~ Operational Excellence Jobs ~


Company:
Confidential

Position:
Corporate Lean Continuous Improvement Manager


Location:
Indiana


Reporting:
Director of Lean Continuous Improvement


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Relocation:
Relocation is Available – Role is 40% Travel


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

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key continuous improvement position within one of our client’s divisions, reporting directly to the Director of Lean Continuous Improvement . This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader with a strong assembly 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 and within all functions, creating value and buy-in as a key change facilitator within our client’s U.S. Manufacturing operations.

  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels and functions of the division on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools within the company’s various plant locations.
  • Partner with functional leaders and plant management staff to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. Manage a robust review process for selecting, scoping and prioritizing Lean initiatives.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean transformation Kaizen events targeted towards improving the operations and plant performance.
  • This position will help deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the business’s plants and functions.
  • This position will focus on operations 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 division, supporting plant staff and functional leaders by communicating the plant-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the plant’s Lean transformation.
  • Manage Lean reporting activities for the organization internally and to Corporate.
  • Develop partnerships with other Lean Leaders across the entire company to share best practices.

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

  • Required: BS/BA Degree Engineering
  • 5 – 7 years professional work experience in manufacturing assembly setting
  • 3 – 5 years of Lean Manufacturing deployment and transformation experience
  • Solid Lean experience with Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies is a must
  • Prior line leadership experience

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

  • Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
  • Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and process focus
  • 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.












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.

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The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 2:15 PM  

Operational Excellence Leader ( St. Louis )

New Posting 11-01-10 Lean Six Sigma Jobs

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:
Operational Excellence Program Leader


Location:
St. Louis, Mo

Reporting:
Global Corporate Operational Excellence Leader


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation is not available for this Role – St. Louis based candidate is preferred


Company Profile:
Our exclusive client is a global 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 position within our client’s organization, reporting directly to the Global Corporate Operational Excellence Leader and Line of Business Executive(s). 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 Operational Excellence 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

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.

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The Avery Point Group, Inc.

Leveraging Lean & Six Sigma in Executive Search and Recruiting


The Avery Point Group provides functional expertise and executive search focus in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean, operational excellence, plant management, operations management, supply chain management, and finance. As executive recruiters our practice services a wide spectrum of industries, spanning manufacturing, distribution and service-based companies.

With our Lean Six Sigma approach, experience and global perspective, we stand out from other executive search firms and add significant value for our clients in their search for leadership talent. Unlike other recruiting firms, we truly speak the language of our clients and candidates.

Our Lean Sigma Approach: Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ process incorporates a unique Lean Six Sigma approach to filling our clients’ staffing needs. Each phase of our executive search value stream process is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our clients’ expectations and requirements.

Our Experience: With our team’s decades of operations experience, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess and recruit leadership talent. Our key principals have held senior-level director, VP and Lean Six Sigma positions in manufacturing, distribution and service-based Fortune 500 companies. Our principals are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry leading companies and have real-world, practical experience in their application. As subject matter experts in the recruiting of Lean, Six Sigma and operations talent, our firm has been featured in leading industry trade magazines such as: Quality Progress, Quality Digest and IndustryWeek.

Our Global Perspective: Our key principals have managed global operations and led key initiatives in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and throughout Asia. Our principals, with their global perspective, understand what it takes to find, assess and recruit talent for companies to succeed in today’s global economy.

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