Local Continuous Improvement Leader - Seabrook, NH

US Foods, Inc. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The Local CI Leader will demonstrate leadership in CI, communicating business goals, programs, and processes for their Market/DC. In this role, you will utilize your experience and management expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and Field Performance Teams, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals through leadership of multiple projects, workstreams, and partnership within your Market/DC via CI tools.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Provide Leadership And Direction To Field Performance Teams Empowered To Execute The Process Improvement Strategy For Efficiency, Ease Of Doing Business And Overall Cost Savings.

Deliver Breakthrough Levels Of Improvement In Process Capability And Process Efficiency With A Focus On Easy

Lead Performance Teams Driving Designs And Business Processes To Reduce Defects And Attain World-Class Levels Of Quality

Mentor Team Members In The Use Of Ci Tools (Tqm, Tps, Lean, Six Sigma, Vsm, Etc.)

Work With Vpo, Regional Ci Leader And Field Performance Teams To Uncover And Assess Ci Opportunities For Us Foods

In Conjunction With The Regional Ci Leader, Field And Safety Performance Teams Serve As A Change Agent In Institutionalizing Ci, Ease Of Doing Business, 6S, And Quality.

Constantly Seek, Share, And Implement Best Practices

Apply Ci Tools To Improve Process Capability And Eliminate Defects And Waste

Lead And Facilitate Cross-Functional Project Teams

Communicate Teams' Progress To Champions And Business Leaders

Identify Potential Ci Projects Whenever And Wherever Possible

Influence Without Authority

Deal With Ambiguity

Ability To Prioritize Responsibilities/Time Management

Multi-Task On Projects

Qualifications

Minimum 2-4 Years Of Management Experience In And Operations Environment Or Equivalent

Ability To Travel A Minimum Of 10%

Education/Training:

Bachelor'S Degree From An Accredited University Or College Required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Demonstrated Ability To Motivate Others And Achieve Results

Strong Analytical And Quantitative Skills; Statistically Literate And Familiar With Process Improvement Tools (Tps, Lean, Six Sigma, Vsm, Etc.)

Demonstrated Commitment To Process Improvement

Customer-Focused In Defining Quality And Establishing Priorities

Strong Oral And Written Communication Skills

Strong Interpersonal And Leadership Skills

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Local Continuous Improvement Leader - Seabrook, NH

US Foods, Inc.