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Continuous Improvement Director

Company: ITech Consulting Partners
Location: Richardson
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our Richardson, TX manufacturing client is looking to hire a Continuous Improvement Director. The Director of Continuous Improvement is responsible for driving better execution across the Operations team within the company, including Supply Chain Planning, Manufacturing, Deployment, Distribution and Aftermarket. Using the principles of modern manufacturing (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, Digitization) this position will drive the development and implementation of our Operations Strategy, providing support to the process owners in order to clearly link projects and metrics with our strategic operations objectives. The goal is to push the business to constantly eliminate waste and improve customer satisfaction. Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of large-scale business transformational programs.
  • Provide hands on project management and coordinate multiple projects with the leadership stakeholders that may have many internal and external dependencies, complex scope, higher levels of risk and involve cross-functional highly matrixed areas.
  • Create project plans, timelines, critical paths, and milestones. Perform cost-benefit evaluation for all assigned projects to define potential financial, business, and industry impacts of initiatives.
  • Apply the appropriate tools (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma) to complex business processes and implement solutions which provide positive performance and financial impact.
  • Provide "Change Management" leadership to be proactive in anticipating, assessing, and addressing the needs of the division
  • Create end-to-end Value Stream Mapping and data collection plans to scope and identify opportunities that positively impact up-stream and down-stream partners.
  • Advisor to senior leadership on the continuous improvement strategy and transformation to tactically deploy Lean transformation. Required Skills:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or Finance, with an advanced degree preferred.--
    • Certification in Lean and/or Six Sigma. Black Belt certification is a plus
    • Significant Lean / Six Sigma experience and knowledge of the associated analytics
    • Strong experience developing and implementing continuous improvement programs
    • Experience in a senior leadership role in the manufacturing sector
    • Self-motivated, resourceful and entrepreneurial, demonstrating willingness for learning and improvement
    • Well-developed quantitative and qualitative analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Skilled with the use of Microsoft and other business software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SAP, etc.

Keywords: ITech Consulting Partners, Richardson , Continuous Improvement Director, Executive , Richardson, Texas

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