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The Lean Six Sigma Project Manager will organize, lead and facilitate improvement within a function that will have the greatest impact on process improvement and cost control. You will drive improvements in business performance using Lean Enterprise Six Sigma Technologies.
Responsible for managing the planning, facilitating, leading and completing of Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement projects in support of our global medium voltage business.
Projects will have direct impact on key business metrics including, cost reduction, productivity, delivery and quality.
This position is a key role in the company's efforts to improve Rockwell Automation’s systemic improvement capabilities and driving a culture of continuous improvement.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for Cost Productivity. Maintain project performance dashboard to report to leadership on process and project status.
Partner with process owners and business team leaders to identify and select projects and implement Lean Six Sigma within their functions.
Partner with process owners and business teams to create a culture which supports process management, data driven decision making, and continuous improvement aligned with established strategy, vision, goals and objectives.
Lead site and cross-site improvement projects and teams to rigorously apply the Lean Six Sigma methods to achieve business results.
Lead, coach, train and mentor teams in the use of LSS tools and processes; serving as a change agent assisting them in solving high level and/or complex problems resulting in breakthrough levels of performance improvement.
Train, coach; and challenge process owners in the use of statistical tools, approaches and techniques to create process management and measurement systems and develop a Six Sigma mindset at all levels.
Train and mentor Green Belts throughout the organization providing guidance and direction as needed to ensure they are successful with their projects.
Ensure effective control and adoption of improvements by local process owners. Lead efforts to implement process Control and Management.
Work with Design Engineering team to lead projects to reduce costs and complexity through redesign, DFMA, vendor selection, part localization, benchmarking etc.
Support the implementation and leverage of best practices across the company to ensure process improvements are institutionalized throughout the business.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business, or Technologist Diploma with 3 to 5 years of experience in project management.
A minimum of five years’ experience in Lean and / or Engineering.
Proven Leadership and Change Management experience in a globally focused environment.
Hands-on Project Management experience.
Strong proficiency using Excel.
Excellent analytical skills.
Green Belt Certification.
Black Belt Certification (or ability to be certified within 12 months).