Material Flow Improver
Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Oct 25 2021 As a Material Flow Process Improver you will be working with the Site Leadership Team, project sponsors (site and divisional), and area managers to analyze core operational/business activities with the goal of identifying and eliminating non-value-added activities throughout the many value-streams. The incumbent will be expected to lead process improvement and waste reduction projects of varying size and complexity in any of the functional areas of the site (eg. Materials Management, PPU's, Quality Assurance and Control, etc.)The incumbent may also be called upon for occasional expertise involvement in such projects outside)P e boundaries of the site as the full value-stream may dictate (eg. suppliers). The incumbent will be expected to participate in fostering a culture of continuous innovation and acceptance of change throughout the site This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Develop a broad understanding of the operational/business processes through the entire enterprise via value-stream mapping and management of numerous diverse projects. Clarify the CTQ (Critical-to-Quality} aspects of assigned business processes by approaching issues through the eyes of both internal and external customers. Serve as team lead for multiple assigned projects. Manage projects using any of the available measures in the operational excellence toolkit through all phases from inception to completion; including problem identification and analysis, defining measurement techniques, developing and evaluating resolution option(s), determining cost/benefit relationships for option(s), facilitating change management and ensure stability of system/process changes by implementing post implementation controls. Develop detail process models for key business process areas using appropriate software. Models will be used to perform sensitivity analyses to assess potential operational impact(s) through simulation by altering critical process variables. Models will also be used to determine optimal process set/control points. Coach and mentor direct reports to ensure they have the necessary support/ skills/ capabilities to succeed in their role and develop their respective team members. Provide formal training/curricula for all members of the supply chain. Proactively build and develop talent within the Supply Chain function and adhere to GPM requirements as appropriate. Assist in the development and delivery of training for operational excellence program tools (eg. Lean 6-Sigma) to the rest of the site. Serve as mentor to other site co-workers assigned to projects principally by acting as expert in the application of methods available in the operational excellence toolkit. Collaborate with other operational excellence practitioners from other sites within the network. Post current project activities on OENet or other knowledge sharing forum. The incumbent can be expected to participate in the development of departmental budget as well as specific project budgets, as the situation dictates. What is the value of the budget or assets administered in terms of$ or units, or end results? It may be expected that the incumbent will potentially manage specific project budgets of up to $SOOK, as individual projects circumstances dictate. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals Bachelor's Degree in an analytical discipline (statistics, mathematics, engineering, business plus 8 years plus experience in the following areas: Process reengineering/Project management/Quantitative analysis/Process modeling/Change management Master's Degree plus 5 years experience in the following areas: Process reengineering/Project management/Quantitative analysis/Process modeling/Change management Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Formal project management training preferred. Documented 6-sigma Black Belt certification required at a minimum, Master Black Belt certification preferred. 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