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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Operational Excellence Program Leader (Atlanta)

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Company:
Confidential

Position:
Operational Excellence Program Leader


Location:
Atlanta, GA


Reporting:
Global Corporate Operational Excellence Leader


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 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.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 12:53 AM  

Operational Excellence Program Leader (St. Louis)

New Lean Six Sigma Job Posting

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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.

posted by The Avery Point Group, Inc. @ 12:45 AM  

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Director of Operations – Lean Focus (Southwestern, US)

New Posting

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

Confidential


Position:

Director of Operations – Lean Focus (Southwestern, US)


Location:

Southwestern, US


Reporting:

Position reports to VP of Operations


Compensation:

Excellent Base and Bonus Compensation


Relocation:

Relocation Available


Company Profile:

Our client is fast growing market leading supplier of consumer related products / services with operations thought-out North America


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key Director level site leadership position within our client’s operations group, reporting directly to the VP of Operations. This position will require a candidate with a solid operations leadership background, preferably with a strong background in Lean transformation. Key to success in this role requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive service delivery, quality, cost and safety, leveraging Lean methodologies in a fast paced and service focused environment. The position will require a leader with a strong blend of both strategic and tactical approaches to operational and business objectives, leveraging his/her background and experience with Lean to drive results via credibility, influence and leadership by example.

  • This position will be responsible for the entire site’s operations, holding managers accountable to achieve monthly and annual targets in service delivery, quality, cost, safety, and other key performance targets.
  • This role will lead, drive, and sustain the cultural and technical changes necessary to make our client’s operations a world class Lean operation.
  • This role will serve as the leader and catalyst for implementing Lean Enterprise principles, tools, and techniques within our client’s site operations.
  • This position will be responsible for the preparation of annual operating budgets, business plans for the entire site.
  • Leadership responsibility for 300+ indirect reports and 15 salaried support staff associates with functional responsibility for all site operations.
  • This position will have responsibility for the management of the people resource through good practice, employee appraisal systems, implementation of compensation and benefit programs, communication systems, and performance management techniques

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

  • BS degree Engineering or Business / MBA or M.S. Advanced Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of increasing responsibility in Lean focused manufacturing operations /site leadership roles
  • Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5s, SMED, and other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Lean / Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Strong financial acumen - understanding of 4 wall operating costs and P+L measures
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, MS Power Point required
  • Prior experience with international assignments or transfers of work experience a plus

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills…edge, energy and the ability to lead and energize others.
  • Demonstrated track record of promotion within a minimum of two different organizations / business cultures
  • Strong ability to quickly assess and develop talent to build team and operational bench strength
  • Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines… sometime with conflicting requirements
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction and priority
  • Ability to develop, interpret and apply required policies and procedures
  • Ability to work/ in a team / matrix environment
  • Ability to address tactical business shortcomings with strategic solutions
  • Ability to build buy-in with multiple stakeholders with sometime conflicting priorities
  • Motivated to take on a career enhancing challenge… high level of energy











Legal Notice:
The content of this posting is protected by Copyright and is intended for use by current and potential candidates of The Avery Point Group for the sole purpose of pursuing an opportunity presented by The Avery Point Group. As subject matter experts in our recruiting disciplines, our job postings are a reflection of our deep understanding of job requirements, appropriate client documents and extensive dialog with key client process stakeholders. As a result, reposting or use of this content is not authorized unless The Avery Point Group is referenced as its source.

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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. @ 7:31 PM  

Global Director of Operational Excellence ( Atlanta )

Revised Posting

Another Lean and Six Sigma leadership job opportunity from the
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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











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. @ 7:21 PM  

Process Reliability Engineering Manager ( Atlanta )

New Posting

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

Confidential


Position:

Process Reliability Engineering Manager


Location:

Atlanta, GA


Reporting:

Position reports to Corporate Director of Process Excellence


Compensation:

Excellent Compensation (Base + Bonus)


Relocation:

Relocation Available


Company Profile:

Multi-billion dollar commercial products company seeking to further advance its Process Excellence initiatives with improved process reliability initiatives across its various divisions


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key position in our client’s process excellence initiative, reporting directly to the Corporate Director of Process Excellence. This position will require an experienced Reliability Engineering leader, preferably with heavy commercial product 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 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 process reliability engineering expert and leader as part the business’s Lean transformation and process excellence initiative.

  • This position will work closely with maintenance and/or production personnel to resolve chronic equipment related issues across the business’s various divisions and plants.
  • This position will be responsible assisting the business’s operations staff with PPM reviews, PPM modifications, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), CMMS data mining to investigate equipment trends, failure defense identification and planning, PdM technology implementation, work process improvements, and setup of reliability based metrics while ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency and company requirements.
  • This position will work and collaborate with various departments to develop and maintain specific targets, strategies and tactics to maximize equipment availability to drive asset productivity improvement.
  • This position will perform equipment evaluations to determine and justify new equipment, equipment replacement (Incorporate into capital plan), or overhaul needs.
  • This position will develop and maintain contingency plans for catastrophic failure of each major system.
  • This position will develop Lubrication Specifications Standards, aligned with and according to accepted Industry Standards.
  • This positions will monitor the equipment availability; assist with departmental projects and initiatives related to equipment availability performance improvements.
  • This position will focus on Continuous Improvement targets
  • This position will coach and mentor the utilization of Reliability Best Practices.
  • This position will maintain expert status in the reliability engineering discipline
  • This position will teach others basic principles of reliability engineering
  • This position will lead the application of reliability methodologies such as Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis, Root Cause Failure Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, equipment criticality analysis, etc. to transform the organization from maintenance to reliability focus

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

  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • 7- 10 years’ experience reliability engineering experience in heavy industrial setting
  • Specialized training in Reliability Engineering concepts
  • Operations/process leadership experience a plus
  • CMRP certification 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.

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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. @ 7:13 PM  

Corporate Lean Six Sigma Supply Chain Black Belt ( Atlanta )

New Posting

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

Confidential


Position:

Corporate Lean Six Sigma Supply Chain Black Belt (Atlanta)


Location:

Atlanta


Reporting:

VP of Operational Excellence


Compensation:

Excellent base compensation


Relocation:

Local Atlanta candidate is desired – no relocation is offered


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 supply chain position our client’s Lean Six Sigma global deployment initiative, reporting directly to the VP of Operational Excellence. This position will require an experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with strong supply chain 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 utilizing a very “hands on” approach to creating value and buy-in as the key change facilitator for the business’s supply chain Lean Six Sigma efforts.

  • This position will help manage the development, delivery and administration of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, tools and training that will be deployed as part of the company's Lean Six Sigma supply chain related initiatives.
  • This position will serve as a member of the corporate supply chain team providing insight and recommendations for introducing and integrating Lean Six Sigma methodologies and technologies to support the business supply chain initiatives.
  • This position will partner with business leaders to strategically integrate Lean Six Sigma methodologies with other business supply chain related programs and initiatives.
  • This position plays a key role supporting corporate groups in deployment and implementation of Lean Six Sigma (Requires diverse deployment experience).
  • This position will support business leadership with supply chain integration strategy, standardization of deployment tools, methodologies and training.
  • This position will help manage the development, and execution supply chain related improvement plans that will be developed and deployed across the business
  • This position will help manage and develop supply chain related business resources and internalization of Lean Six Sigma skills across corporate groups to support the overall corporate continuous improvement strategy.
  • This position will partner with the local site and division leadership teams to select improvement areas and build a robust supply chain process improvement strategy.

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

  • BS Business / Technical Engineering Degree (preferred)
  • Preference given to candidates with high volume - high mix manufacturing experience
  • Related supply chain experience
  • 3+ Years’ experience in Lean Six Sigma Supply Chain / Manufacturing implantation and facilitation
  • Advanced Training in Lean Manufacturing, 5s, SMED, VSM and other continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Significant experience in Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Mixed Model Flow/Pull and other process improvements and lean tools
  • Track record of successful project management across multiple sites.
  • Certified Black Belt required (minimum)
  • Personal computer skills in a networked environment, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-point, and MSProject) required.

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.
  • Strong planning/organization & time management skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are 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. @ 7:07 PM  

Corporate Lean Champion ( 80% Travel Role - Location Open )

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

Confidential


Position:

Corporate Lean Champion


Location:

80%+ Travel


Reporting:

VP of Operational Excellence


Compensation:

Excellent Base Compensation


Bonus:

Excellent Bonus Available


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 transformation initiative.


Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key continuous improvement position as part of our client’s corporate staff reporting directly to the VP of Operational Excellence. This position will require an experienced Lean transformation leader, preferably with process and discrete manufacturing industry background and experience. This position requires an individual that is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very “hands on” approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for our client’s Lean transformation.

  • This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the company's Lean initiative and strategy across the business's various operations and sites.
  • This position will provide leadership / mentoring / training to all levels of the operation on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools
  • This position will support plant operations management in the development, planning and execution of a Lean strategy and metrics providing support to process owners in order to clearly link transformation metrics to strategic operational objectives using Business Process Management principles.
  • This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various Lean transformation events and projects targeted towards improving the 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 the business’s process owners and champions to drive results.
  • This position will focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean Sigma tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • This position will help mentor (sensei), plan and facilitate kaizen activities across the business

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

  • BS Technical Engineering Degree
  • 5+ years of process improvement experience in various process and discrete manufacturing environments, with at least 3+ years’ experience leading and executing process improvement projects in a dedicated Lean position.
  • Formal Lean training in Value Stream Management tools, kaizen. SMED and other key Lean tools and methodologies. Experience as the leader of at least 3 significant value stream improvement projects that demonstrate the ability to reduce waste and improve cycle times from incoming raw materials to finished goods shipping. (a must)
  • Prior Value Stream operations/process 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
  • 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. @ 6:45 PM  


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