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Operational Excellence Leader

Posting date: 26/02/2016
Salary: 80 000 - 130 000 USD
Job Location: USA
Industry: Accounting
Contact Phone Number: +31 20 4919874


  • · Adheres to all company Policies and Procedures and actively acts as site champion for Continuous Improvement and its activities and services to others.
  • · Participates in design, execution, training, and maintenance - Continuous Improvement Process Best Practices (CMP-CIP). Leads site self-assessment of performance vs. Best Practices and occasionally assesses other CMP sites for performance vs. Best Practices.
  • · Presents, facilitates, and leads assigned process improvement events using CMP-CIP Lean and Six Sigma Methods. As organizational capability is built in these techniques, act as champion and mentor to event leaders utilizing these methods to lead events.
  • · Seeks and evaluates process improvement and Lean Enterprise information, materials, and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by management, and adapts them to use in the execution of process improvement events.
  • · Facilitates the development of Event Charters. Works with departmental managers to assure appropriate scheduling, participation, and support. Assists in locating and reserving meeting locations and coordinating the delivery of services and materials necessary for a successful event.
  • · Provides event follow-up to track the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected benefits.
  • · Uses appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.
  • · Develops reports of overall Continuous Improvement activities including accomplishments, participation, projected activities, and anticipated needs.
  • · Coordinates with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction.
  • · Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.


  • · Mining or Mining related experience is preferred (dirty, dusty, wet and cold environment)
  • · Bachelor's Degree with three (3) years of related business experience or ten (10) or more years of related business experience required. Also requires:
  • · Experience in Lean Enterprise principles and methods, team development, leadership techniques and project management methods.
  • · Keen team leadership, problem analysis and solving, and process improvement skills.
  • · Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated self-driven initiative.
  • · Six Sigma / Lean Certification or equivalent experience/training is preferred

Job conditions:

  • Under the supervision of the SOP Operations Manager - and guidance of Corporate Director, Operational Excellence, this position works with teams to prepare, train, and conduct process improvement events and initiatives utilizing Lean and Six Sigma Tools. Will develop and prepare materials for use in such events, coordinate with department managers and participants, lead instruction on the use of process improvement tools, facilitate team decisions, monitor team work, use available resources to help resolve team conflict, assist in the development of implementation action plans, and conduct follow-up.