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Site Operational Excellence (OpEx) Leader
- Promising industry
- Competitive salary
About Our Client
A US global leading company in wind-energy industry.
- Global Operational Excellence Department
The Global Operational Excellence team will be a newly formed global department. Our new team's mission will be to develop our Production Systems and processes to the next level. A key deliverable will be the implementation of LEAN tools, processes, as well as behaviors and methodologies in our production environment. The company is looking for LEAN Expert/Master level Managers to work in our plants in the US, Mexico, China and Turkey. The Manager of LEAN Process Improvement functions as a facilitator, manager, advisor, and educator for our manufacturing operations. These positions will function as hands-on leaders through the development of innovative operational solutions using LEAN tools and principles. Primary responsibilities are to lead the LEAN efforts and develop the skills and behaviors at all levels of the site organzation to promote a culture that will embarce these practices. Our Global OpEx Leaders will be reporting to the global Operational Excellence Department but be placed at our Production facilities and have the responsibility to deploy operational excellence at the local level. The OpEx Leaders will have dotted line accountabilities to local management and be part of each site's local senior leadership team. Strong communication skills, training abilities, and demonstrated experience in implementing LEAN methodologies across multiple associate types are necessary to be successful in this type of a role. In addition, strong working knowledge and practical experience with LEAN is required. An experienced leader who takes ownership and models operational excellence in everything they do is the type of candidate we are looking for in this role.
The Successful Applicant
Ability to formulate and lead the LEAN Project objectives. Familiar with principles of LEAN supervision and training. Effective adult learning delivery techniques. Knowledge of budgeting, cost accounting and management. Knowledge with evaluation techniques. Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Work involves mobility, speaking, listening, observing and the use of technology. We value practical experience in applying LEAN and / or Six Sigma over a formal education. You need to be able to work across multiple teams and disciplines and be a dedicated team player. Additionally, you have proven experience as project manager and has a natural authority in leading teams. Must have LEAN Expert/Lean Master certification, and/or a minimum of 10+ years' experience in a similar position in a LEAN Manufacturing company Must have excellent English skills - both orally and in writing. It's expected that you are an experienced user of MS Office applications An engineering or similar focused degree is required Experience in the wind industry is preferred but not required. You must be able to travel internationally multiple times per year. (15-25% travel, combined domestic and international)
What's on Offer
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