The Lean Project Manager leads and facilitates large cross functional projects engaging multiple functions to achieve end-to-end process excellence. Stakeholders include: Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing and Support teams across Control Products & Solutions business and functions.
Other responsibilities include:
Lead cross functional teams to achieve process improvement
Achieve project deliverables (time, cost and objectives) and productivity results through improvement sustainment
Positively lead teams and organizations through change. Communicate effectively to teams and leadership to ensure support for resources and buy-in for change
Listen to and grasp team and project stakeholder needs to cultivate collaboration
Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, and Change Management methodology tools
Successfully navigate corporate culture / developing positive working relationships with stakeholders and project team
Experience hands-on leadership of cross functional & cross geography process improvement projects
Facilitation of Value Stream Map & Kaizen events with experience in challenging situations and overcoming setbacks
Ability to be placed in complex and demanding environments and drive towards objectives
Information Processing Capability Ability to manage ambiguity and data to find improvement opportunities through prioritization
Comfortable leading change in areas outside of subject matter expertise
Awareness, knowledge and guidance of Continuous Improvement principles, methodologies and tools to support achievement of Continuous Improvement Program and RA business objectives
Possesses an understanding of product portfolios and customer needs
Collaborates with and manages multiple stakeholders including manufacturing, sourcing, internal business units, sales, marketing, third party partners, etc.
Stays current with direction of business unit and develops Continuous Improvement strategies that ensures productivity in changing business environment
Ability to drive change in a positive manner despite challenges to timelines, deliverables and resources. Humble, inquisitive, bias towards action & courageous aptitude to take on larger roles beyond this position
Remains calm under pressure
Highly resilient; pursues tasks with drive and a sense of urgency
Consistently moves problems toward resolution
Committed to developing strong relationships and collaborative partnerships
Supports the goals and initiatives of other businesses and functional support organizations
Bachelor's Degree required in Business, Engineering, Quality, Materials, or Operations
Proven ability to lead multiple teams, partner with management to resolve conflicts & obtain resources for projects
Effective communication and presentation skills
Proficiency using Excel and strong analytical skills
Minimum of six years of improvement or project management related experience
Travel ranging 10% per year
Holds passion for leading teams and cultivating collaboration
Adept at leading change and managing through ambiguity
Hands-on facilitation of large end-to-end value streams
Multiple-year experience implementing kaizen or six sigma projects or programs
Engineered-to-Order (ETO), Manufacturing and Engineering
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
Master Black Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt (DMAIC or Design For Six Sigma) or Lean Certification
Experience in Strategy Deployment / Hoshin Kanri
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.
Control Products and Solutions
Engineering and Technicians
Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.
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