Reporting to the Director of Operational Excellence, the Operational Excellence Manager is responsible for the execution of strategic initiatives and capability building as part of the Operational Excellence program.
The position will work collaboratively with employees and the management team to implement operational improvements that focus on improving quality, productivity, labor, and cost saving efficiencies. This role will serve as a change agent for developing and encouraging a culture that is driven by safety, discipline, transparency, and accountability.
The Manager will assist in executing strategic performance analysis, gap assessment, opportunity identification and change implementation for critical processes across the organization, to deliver a scalable and sustainable best in class operations environment for the business.
She or he will facilitate cross-functional initiatives for mapping process flow paths, gathering and analyzing process data to identify root cause problems, identifying areas of process improvements, and use of process techniques to develop solutions to improve and enable measurable results in process efficiency, customer satisfaction, product quality that drives higher productivity and an increase in profitable growth.
The manager will drive a Lean / Op Ex mindset and coach individuals and teams to higher levels of maturity in their way of thinking and applying Lean principles. He or she will support development of Lean leadership
on multiple levels in the organization, from managers in our local facilities to senior Regional and Global Leadership Teams.