Senior Operations and OpEx Manager

Senior Operations and OpEx Manager

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Performs assessments to establish maturity levels and identify gaps in operational processes in order to recommend improvement programs that will strengthen the operational results of a business

• Lead a functional team to identify, develop, and implement a Lean Transformation strategy for identified facilities within the HUB
• Lead site leaders to create and execute the Lean Transformational strategy
• Conduct leadership and employee team training and provide ‘Sensei-Type’ coaching to facility and HUB leadership to develop their expertise over time
• Support the EPIP BU with various Lean Manufacturing
• Communicate to top level management current transformation status and future opportunities
• Work with Opex Team and HUB Leadership to develop an overall operating model for the HUB
• Performs assessments to establish maturity levels and identify gaps in operational processes in order to recommend improvement programs that will strengthen the operational results of a business.
• Leaders multi-functional, HUB improvement projects to analyze problems, identify best solutions and implement permanent improvements to operational effectiveness.
• Provides training and certification of continuous improvements trainers/coaches in order to spread the successful application of continuous improvement techniques in the company.
• Identifies, documents and spreads best practices through the use of benchmarking, surveys and case studies to establish frameworks of preferred business practices.
• Communicates and assists with the implementation of the HUB Operational Excellence strategy.
• Leads the development of new solutions for complex projects/challenges.
• Coaches others in HUB on quality processes and problem solving techniques.
• Partners with leadership to assess current processes and to identify improvement opportunities
• Lead processes for selecting, scoping, prioritizing, and executing projects to deliver business objectives and improvements through Kaizens, Lean Six Sigma Projects, etc.
• Plan and drive the execution of various transformation projects and programs targeted towards improving the business performance
• Provide leadership/mentoring/training to all levels of the organization on the practical application of Lean SixSigma methodologies, strategy deployment, and project management


Basic Qualifications

• 4 year degree required
• 13+ years of experience in manufacturing, operations or supply chain
• 10+ years of operational/lean experience with proven ability to implement a CI/Lean Management System
• 10+ Years of experience teaching/instructing and implementing Lean Manufacturing Techniques
• 5+ years of supervisory/management/leadership experience In a manufacturing organization

Master's degree in lieu of two years experience

Preferred Qualifications
• 4 year degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, or similar
• Experience in a high mix low volume industry is a plus
• Proven ability to drive improvement savings and teaching lean techniques to all levels of the organization to move them into a self-sustaining mode
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor, coach, and effectively develop others
• Experience with process improvement tools: Lean and or Six Sigma certification
• Change Management experience
• Sound business acumen

MBA or relevant master’s degree (in-process)
Green or Black Belt

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

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Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Installation Products
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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