Operational Excellence Manager

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Pueblo, CO







Title: Operational Excellence Manager
Job ID: TM218135326

Our client is looking for a Operational Excellence Analyst to be responsible for developing and implementing the corporate operational excellence strategy deployed unit with a focus on employee engagement, LEAN manufacturing, and cultural transformation. This role will have direct leadership over the program office at a deployed unit consisting of change agents and change leads.

  • Direct management of program office change agents and leads.
  • Liaison between Senior Leadership at deployed unit and Senior Director of Operational Excellence.
  • Coordinate with units to develop and implement meaningful KPI’s.
  • Identify, develop change agents and leads while establishing strong communication and engagement across unit.
  • Identify, quantify and execute on activities across unit.
  • Lead training, coaching and mentoring of across unit.
  • Own all activities (preparation phase, active phase and support phase)
  • Establish employee engagement metric and collaborate with EBS deployed units to improve performance.
  • Ensure operations move to a problem solving and daily execution of the culture.
  • Working with site administrative support functions such Human Resources, Finance and Accounting, IT, to create a collaborative approach to success.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment in an engineering, lean manufacturing, or strategic operational role.
  • Experience in the steel industry, preferred.
  • Experience in direct management of operations (union experience preferred) along with management of technical personnel.
  • Strong, successful experience in leading lean manufacturing projects.
  • Engineering, manufacturing or process background or experiences – ability to understand work flow/through-put through a facility.
  • Experience with change management in a manufacturing or related industry.
  • Strong collaborator and ability to influence at all levels of the operational unit.
  • Training and/or Certification with Six Sigma, SPC, 5-S, TMC, Project Management Facilitation or other quality/process improvement processes, a plus.
  • Experience and expertise in Value Stream Mapping with the ability to lead the process.
  • Experience and expertise in leading A3 processes; knowledge or formats and procedures.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Lean Manufacturing Software.
  • Willing and able to travel 20% between Canada and the US
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