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Operational Excellence Manager

Company: Sabert
Location: Shepherdsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Basic Function:

Primary responsibility of the Operational Excellence Manager is to facilitate continuous improvement and eliminate waste with the use of Lean Tools and Methodologies by training employees, leading projects and achieving established goals in all aspects of the business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Identify opportunities to improve OEE in Manufacturing; serve as subject matter expert to the 4DX methodology at the plant level. * Participate in and lead projects resulting in process improvements and waste reduction. * Assist in identification, prioritization and selection of potential projects in all functional areas of the business to optimize existing processes for waste reduction and cost control. * Facilitate and conduct training of colleagues and team members in Lean Tools (including JIT, 5S, Pull, Standard Work, Poke Yoke, Kaizen, and other tools as deemed appropriate and necessary). * Facilitate spread of Lean culture throughout organization and drive measurable business process improvement. * Coach/mentor colleagues and employees at all levels of the organization in the use of Lean tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects to deliver planned results. * Facilitate project team meetings and provide guidance and support to Project Team Leaders. * Work with teams to identify problems, analyze information and develop and implement process solutions. * Identify barriers to success and solicits help from leadership as and when needed. * Routinely interact with colleagues and projects leaders to ensure that projects are on track. * Report to steering committee and Management as required on progress of projects.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Must have good communication and presentation skills. * Motivated and self directed team player with good interpersonal skills. * Must have ability to reach out, communicate and influence personnel at all levels within the organization. * Must possess excellent facilitation and coaching skills. * Knowledge of manufacturing and other business processes * Strong analytical skills * Advanced problem solving skills * Project management * Change management * Lean toolkit application skills * Process development * Strong track record of successful completion of business process optimization projects, delivering planned results * Proficiency in using Microsoft Office.


* Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering or Management, Industrial Engineering a plus. * Lean or Six Sigma certification - Black Belt, Master Black Belt - a plus. * 3-5 years of experience in executing and facilitating waste reduction projects. * Thorough understanding of manufacturing KPIs and metrics, OEE and cost drivers


* Work in accordance with all company policies and procedures regarding employment, safety, quality, product safety and legality, security, and regulatory compliance as applicable.

Keywords: Sabert, Louisville , Operational Excellence Manager, Other , Shepherdsville, Kentucky

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