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|Job Ref:||82401||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Georgia||City:||Savannah||Address:||Post Date:||16/10/2016 05:11|
Bachelors degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Masters degree preferred. Six Sigma Black Belt certification required. Lean Specialist/Practitioner. Five (5) years of related professional work experience.|
Position Purpose: The Lean Six Sigma initiative is a major tool in Gulfstream continuous improvement strategy. The Continuous Improvement Black Belt is a key resource to provide direction for the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within the business group including the development and facilitation of strategic planning and deployment.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Utilize performance management, problem solving and Lean/Six Sigma tools as well as training, mentoring and influencing skills to achieve specific organizational change and financial objectives. 2. Provide direction and facilitation of company business goals within deployment area. 3. Drive results oriented continuous improvement initiatives using the proven methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma. 4. Key resource to functional departments to identify, plan and implement Lean Six Sigma projects and value stream map processes. 5. Actively lead multi-functional teams in continuous improvement efforts to reduce variation, defects and improve customer satisfaction. 6. Conduct voice of customer exercises and define value. 7. Work with functional departments, finance and other members of the organization in assessing, tracking and reporting the financial benefit of the Lean Six Sigma initiative. 8. Develop necessary training material, instruct training sessions and mentor/facilitate projects/events at all levels. 9. Provide management with project status updates, feedback, and appropriate reporting on selected projects via the Six Sigma project tracking system.
Additional Functions: 1. Develop and maintain strong, positive business relationships with internal and external clients. 2. Identify and remove barriers that slow or prevent the success of continuous improvement. 3. Promote communication enterprise-wide and share Best Practices. 4. Perform other duties as assigned. 5. Some travel may be required.
Other Requirements: 1. Ability to influence and lead in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. 2. Ability to interact with multiple layers of the organization, successfully initiate change and influence all organization levels. 3. Strong interpersonal and change management skills. 4. Motivated individual with strong leadership skills and performance driven. 5. Strong project management skills with working knowledge of the principles of analytical problem solving techniques. 6. Proven track record of achievement, solid functional expertise skills and a reputation as a leader of change. 7. Proven track record of success applying continuous improvement methodologies within operational and transactional environments. 8. Demonstrated experience of balancing multiple tasks and priorities. 9. Skilled at conducting / facilitating project work sessions with team leaders and working teams 10. Proficient with key personal computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Minitab).