An integral part of the Division / BU Operational Excellence function, drive sustainable and transformational change in an identified area of the business.
Combine technical knowledge with people and organizational skills to deliver operational improvements within the defined time frame.
As part of the Power-Up initiative, we are looking for Continuous Improvement Leaders to be deployed across the Power Grids organization.
We have multiple opportunities at local, hub and global level and seek individuals with not only the subject matter expertise in continuous improvement methods but also the mindset and soft skills required to drive change without authority.
Successful candidates will ideally be located close to an ABB facility, however, home office will be considered for exceptional candidates that are able to travel 80% of the time.
Continually challenge conventional thinking and drive accountability for site or functional results and deployment.
Serve as change agent with the site leadership team and site employees
Leads site pre-analysis that includes base-lining operational and financial measurements
Responsible for preparing, deploying and monitoring leading operating model / Lighthouse deployment at a site
Leads and facilitates site communication, education and training
Coaches & mentors continuous improvement specialists within the business area
Teaches continues improvement thinking & leads many Kaizen events daily
7+ years of experience in areas such as manufacturing, engineering, materials management, quality and process improvements
Track record of delivering breakthrough results impacting the bottom line
Developing strategy and translating into actionable plans & driving sustainable change through influence
Experience in challenging conventional thinking, approach and methodology and driving improvements
Leading teams through influence without authority
Experience working with one of the following : Toyota Production System, Danaher Business System, Honeywell Operating System or similar
Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and six sigma strategies and principles
Conducting cycles of learning & kaizen events