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Role Summary: You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Continuous Improvement (CI) strategy for Bently Nevada & Control Solutions, a $1.1B division of Baker Hughes, a GE company. You shall devise broadly scoped initiatives of highest impact to the business for the current year. Leveraging GE’s suite of change management tools, you will collaborate broadly overcoming Technical, Cultural, and Organizational challenges to achieve those initiatives’ goals.
Essential Responsibilities: In the role of Continuous Improvement Leader, you will:
Partner with business leaders and other stakeholders to develop a consensus deck of programs supporting financial, quality or other “big Y” goals
Partner with business leaders and other stakeholders to determine best methodology for those programs’ success: Six Sigma, Lean, Apollo, Fastworks, Action Workout, Change Acceleration, Design to Value, Shainin, or Quick Hit Kaizens (just do it!). Assure compliance to principles of chosen methodology
Support overall Reactive CI strategy – RCA screening, track and trend or other techniques for prioritizing response to Quality issues, Lessons Learned or Best Practices
Recruit, train, and lead a cadre of skilled Continuous Improvement / Blackbelt coaches
Own Project Deck tracking through QPTS and Financial systems; report out progress regularly to senior leadership
Manage Lean Six Sigma, Fastworks and Apollo training and engagement of employee population
Lead personally critical Continuous Improvement projects
Educate and coach stakeholders on Apollo, Lean Six Sigma, Fastworks, and other Continuous Improvement philosophies. Be the change you seek
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience in Lean Six Sigma, operations, projects, and/or quality
Minimum 2 years of experience with statistics and/or lean six sigma tools
Experience delivering financial operating plans
Teaching / Public Speaking excellence
Proven capability to work cross-functionally
Proven track record of delivering successful projects and initiatives
Proven team leadership skills; ability to effectively influence and motivate others
Strong time management skills in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication
Black Belt Certified or equivalent Quality certification
Prior experience with Lean Six Sigma processes and Lean Action Workouts
Experience using Statistical Analysis tools (ie. Minitab)
RCA / NCA Certification
Experience using Lean and Change Acceleration Process
Fastworks training and/or certification
Strong organizational, analytic, and problem solving skills
Process mindset with strong focus on implementing sustainable improvements
In depth knowledge of fulfillment business processes
Prior industry experience and familiarity with Digital Solutions products and services
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple time-constrained priorities, and bring assignments to a successful completion
Attention to detail, excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem solving skills
Self-motivated, self-starter capable of remaining flexible to changing work priorities
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