Operational Excellence Manager

US - AWC Frac Valves Conroe , TX 77305

Posted 2 months ago

Purpose / Role Summary

The Operational Excellence Manager will be responsible for implementing standard work, process improvements and establishing optimal layouts within our facilities.

Reporting Line

The Operational Excellence Manager will report directly to the President.

Essential Job Functions

  • Project manage and implement operational excellence program day to day

  • Hands on with all employees to drive organizational change of the process and culture

  • Work closely with personnel on the shop floor, under executive guidance, to deliver fast paced and meaningful change

  • Implement metrics to track improvements and change behaviors

  • Provide verbal and written progress reports to management and board of directors, monthly

  • Build business cases to justify capex or expense required for operational improvements and efficiency gains

  • Develop standard work across multiple product lines and business units, and implement within multiple operating facilities

  • Support integration efforts for future add-on acquisitions for performance improvement and standard work adoption

  • Integrate quality and safety across daily activities and support a culture of excellence

  • Initiate and cultivate a continuous improvement culture throughout the organization

  • Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

Education / Training Requirements

  • Bachelors Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor's degree with major in mechanical or industrial engineering preferred

  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma training and experience preferred, ideally with formal black belt certification

  • Project management training and experience preferred

Professional Experience (Minimum and Preferred)

  • 5+ years related experience including 2+ years' experience in manufacturing and/or aftermarket operations facility preferred

Skill Sets

  • Methodical and detailed project management skill sets, utilizing tracking tools

  • Creates work plans and task definitions

  • Strong evaluation and analytical capabilities required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required; must be able to engage and communicate effectively with shop floor personnel as well as senior leaders

  • Strong grasp of MS Office suite required

Core Competencies:

  • Safety

  • Integrity

  • Performance

  • Cooperation/Teamwork

  • Reliability

AWC Frac Valves is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Operational Excellence Manager

US - AWC Frac Valves