Operations Excellence Leader - WD36417

at Clarios, LLC in Middletown, Delaware, United States

Job Description



Functional objectives:

  • Assesses current business performance, identifies gaps, establishes and implements improvement plans, monitors progress, and facilitates/shares/acquires best-in-class ideas and processes in line with general CI procedures.

  • Assure the definition and implementation of Best Business Metrics and Practices in all areas in accordance with Global Best Business Practices activities.

  • Encourage a culture of Continuous Improvement within the business area.


Main Tasks:

  • Identifies gaps in Best Business Practice Metrics, develops and executes improvement plans and strategies. Assesses the current state of plant operations.

  • Develops a plant vision and drives the development of roadmaps to ensure vision execution.

  • Facilitates and drives improvement teams or works in cooperation with the OEX Manager to implement improvement plans. Assists process owners to identify barriers to project success.

  • Measures and tracks performance of continuous improvement projects. Ensures alignment of metrics with Clarios standards

  • Document improvement process learning and facilitate the sharing of best practices with other OEX Leaders and with the OEX Managers

  • Supervises OEX practitioner (future) staff in the plants.

  • Promotes the utilization of DMAIC methodologies as well as any other problem-solving methodologies where applicable.

  • Accountable for assisting teams to capture financial savings resulting from performance-based improvements.

  • Champions change management and assists plant manager in delivering strategic/operational excellence initiatives that will aid in compliance with standards or the implementation of new products, processes or other cost-effective solutions that will continuously improve the performance of the plants.

  • Develop a data-analytics roadmap 4.0 that prepares further opportunities to move from pure data analytics to process predictions and the implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and traceability programs and other alfa / beta initiatives (i.e., HPT High Performance Teams)

  • Recruits, hires, and retains operational staff. Prepares and delivers clear performance expectations, performance reviews and development plans for direct reports teaming with the appropriate matrix functional manager. Ensures a consistent level of coaching.

  • Will be responsible of $ 300 K USD / year executing conversion cost hard savings projects (i.e., OEE, productivity, MUV, Scrap, etc.) for each OEX (exclude HPT coordinator from the target of $300K USD)


Education and professional knowledge:

  • Min. bachelors degree in business, Engineering, related field of study or equivalent work

  • Strong interest in Industry 4.0 topics (e.g., augmented reality, IoT, data mining)

  • Culture of Continuous Improvement Thinking across the organization



What you get:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide market share...

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1279404

Posted On: Jun 19, 2024

Updated On: Jul 19, 2024

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