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Monday, December 6, 2010

Global Director of Operational Excellence (Atlanta)

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Company:

Retained Client Confidential


Position:

Global Director of Operational Excellence


Location:

Atlanta, GA


Reporting:

Chief Operating Officer


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation


Bonus:

Excellent Bonus Compensation


Relocation:

Relocation offered. No property buyout option


Client Company Profile:

Our retained client is a global market leader in thier specialty paper/packaging pruduct industry that is 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 director level leadership position within our retained client's global organization, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This position will require an experienced global operational excellence deployment leader (Certified: Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt) with strong overall business acumen and a background in process flow related manufacturing or related industry (pulp/paper/converting). The position requires a leader with a keen global mindset and experience working in a global matrix leadership environment. This position will require an Operational Excellence leader with a proven record of launching and helping to mature a successful Lean Six Sigma deployment in a global business environment.

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 buy-in and ownership at the site / product line level as the business’s Operational Excellence leader. The position will require a leader with a strong blend of both strategic and tactical approaches to Operational Excellence and business objectives, leveraging his/her background and experience to drive results via credibility, influence and leadership by example.

  • This position will be responsible for facilitating the implementation of a corporate-wide Operational Excellence program and strategies aimed at improving organizational performance (cost / quality / service) and operational success across all business units and product lines globally.
  • This position will responsible for tracking, summarizing and reporting out overall global Lean Six Sigma project performance to senior management, helping to ensure that projects are meeting defined charter objectives on timing and benefit delivery.
  • This position will be responsible for working closely with the business’s executives, managers and employees to teach, mentor and certify Black Belts and Green Belts to build the organization’s Lean Six Sigma knowledge and application of leading Operational Excellence practices and methodologies.
  • This position will be responsible for leading (strong dotted-line) / training / mentoring / coaching / certifying a global team of up to 20 Black Belts imbedded through-out the business’s operating sites and product lines.
  • This position will be create the business’s global Lean Six Sigma standardized implementation approach and guidelines for all businesses and product lines… tweaking as necessary to meet local and regional global requirements / cultural nuances.
  • This position will partner with senior level management and local site leadership to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. This position will help manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritization of Lean Six Sigma projects including review of resource utilization across the business to meet strategic and operational performance objectives
  • Working with local site leadership and global executives, this position will help identify and engage talented candidates to become Lean Six Sigma practitioners as Black Belts / Green Belt and develop and implement a corporate wide Lean Six Sigma training program.
  • This position will work closely with local site leadership and global executive leaders in the execution of various Lean Six Sigma transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the business’s performance on quality, delivery, and cost.
  • This position will focus on business performance improvements that yield defect free products, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost by partnering with process owners and champions to drive the business’s overall results.
  • This position will act as a key driver of Operational Excellence within the business, supporting management/cross functional matrix decisions by communicating company-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s Operational Excellence initiatives.

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

  • BS Technical Degree is required (Engineering)
  • MBA a plus
  • Certified Master Black Belt is required
  • 10-15 years of progressive work experience in process improvement, business quality management or operational / plant leadership positions
  • Minimum 2-3 years in a dedicated Master Black Belt role
  • Strong knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools + Variance based statistical tools and Minitab
  • Prior experience leading / training / mentoring / coaching Black Belts and Green Belts in a global setting
  • Prior experience leading / working in a global/multicultural setting in a leadership capacity
  • Strong finance acumen with experience supporting strategic and tactical cost reduction initiatives

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

  • Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate teams and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent leadership and change management skills
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude… ability to meet objectives with minimal direction
  • 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 teams and operational bench strength
  • Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects/initiatives 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 work in a global business environment
  • Motivated to take on a career enhancing challenge… high level of energy











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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. @ 11:57 PM  

Operational Excellence Master Black Belt (Dallas, TX)

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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Operational Excellence Master Black Belt (Dallas, TX)


Location:
Dallas, TX


Reporting:
VP Services


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Our client is a multi-billion specialty 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 Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt change agent role, reporting directly to the VP 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 “hands on” 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 – Desired / Black Belt Certified at minimum
  • 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.
  • Prior experience managing large cross functional projects/team in complex matrix management environment is desired.
  • 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.

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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. @ 11:39 PM  

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Operational Excellence Master Black Belt (New England Area, US)

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Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Operational Excellence Master Black Belt (New England Area, US)


Location:
New England State


Reporting:
VP Services


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


Company Profile:
Our client is a multi-billion specialty 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 Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt change agent role, reporting directly to the VP 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 “hands on” 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 – Desired / Black Belt Certified at minimum
  • 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.
  • Prior experience managing large cross functional projects/team in complex matrix management environment is desired.
  • 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.

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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. @ 11:25 PM  

Vice President North America - Operations (Midwest, US)

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Company:

Confidential


Position:

Vice President North America - Operations


Location:

Midwest Headquarters Location


Reporting:

Division SVP


Compensation:

Excellent with Bonus and Stk Ops


Relocation:

Relocation offered.


Client Company / Division Profile:

Our exclusive multi-billion dollar client is a global market leader in their specialty chemical products industry.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key leadership position within client’s division with responsibility for their North American operations. This position will require an experienced general manager with a background in batch chemical manufacturing and experience directly managing multiple manufacturing plants. The position requires a leader with a global mindset and experience working in a global leadership environment. This position requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive change leveraging a “hands-on” leadership style with minimal direction and oversight. Key to success in this position will be to drive operational performance (Quality – Cost – Delivery – Safety - Environmental) and growth objectives by creating ownership and accountability at the site level while building credibility with other functional peers. 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. This position will be responsible for overseeing the management of 20 manufacturing sites located in the Americas.

  • This position will be responsible for managing the plant managers to achieve monthly and annual targets on cost, on time delivery, quality, EH&S and other key performance targets.
  • Lead capital planning/execution to optimize returns to the business. Ensure compliance and ongoing focus in EH&S to ensure employee health &safety and corporate environmental initiatives are of highest priority. Oversee process improvements and process engineering for all North American plants.
  • Drive efficiency improvements in cost reduction and asset utilization efforts. Provide strong support to Lean Six Sigma efforts. Focus the organization on reduction of working capital and drive improvement in inventory turns.
  • This position will be responsible for the preparation of annual budget, business plans for each plant and annual strategic plan for the Americas region.
  • This position will ensure that the Manufacturing Strategy for North America is aligned with the Marketing Strategy for the global division.
  • This position will have responsibility for driving materials and product development in each plant.
  • This position will have responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of control and reporting systems for the effective management of the business.
  • This position will have responsibility for the submission of financial and other management information to division management and maintaining a “no surprises” environment.
  • 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:

  • 15+ years of increasing responsibility in manufacturing leadership roles preferably in the chemical industry
  • BS/BA with preference for BS Technical / Engineering
  • MBA a plus
  • Multi-plant management leadership experience a must, with total revenue >= $500MM
  • Prior experience that included direct responsibility over the entire value stream – Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Planning and Logistics
  • Strong finance acumen with experience supporting growth oriented strategic initiatives
  • Knowledge / Experience with continuous improvement methods - Six Sigma & Lean

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude… ability to meet objectives with minimal direction
  • 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/plants 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 – matrix environment experience
  • 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.

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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. @ 10:48 PM  

Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Florida)

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Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Florida)

Location:
Florida

Reporting:
Master Black Belt

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Relocation Available


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 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt change agent role, reporting directly to a Master Black Belt. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry 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 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.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating Lean Six Sigma (with emphasis on Lean Six Sigma DMAIC Transactional applications) project 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, or equivalent Degree
  • Six Sigma Black Belt - Certified
  • Strong analytical skills - leveraging both Excel and Minitab is critical in this role
  • 6+ years professional work experience, with at least 2+ years’ experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean Six Sigma position.
  • Formal Lean training and experience with Value Stream Management tools, kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies is preferred
  • Transactional Lean Six Sigma experience / background is preferred

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.

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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. @ 5:02 PM  

Operational Excellence Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Maryland)

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Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Operational Excellence Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Maryland)

Location:
Maryland

Reporting:
Director of Operational Excellence

Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation

Bonus:
Excellent Bonus Available

Relocation:
Limited Relocation Assistance Available – Please contact us to learn more about location of role


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. 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.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating Lean Six Sigma (with emphasis on Six Sigma DMAIC Transactional applications) project 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, or equivalent Degree
  • Six Sigma Black Belt - Certified or in the process of Certification
  • 5+ years professional work experience, with at least 1 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 preferred

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.











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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. @ 2:02 PM  


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