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Supporting Global Procurement and the Source to Pay Value Stream (S2P), under the direction of the OPEX Leader, this position is responsible for supporting the Lean transformation and daily management initiatives by ensuring strategies are implemented and principles/practices/tools are incorporated in the culture and processes under transformation. This position implements and supports actions that bring about improvements which may include, but are not limited to safety, customer value proposition, quality, delivery, cycle, growth, margin expansion, lean culture, and inventory.
To support the Source to Pay Value Stream and Organization in implementing lean transformation and daily management across the value stream including:
Implementing tactical strategies to achieve the desired vision, utilizing Lean tools through a sequential roll-out for specific processes
Executing against long and short-term objectives to support the value stream's goals; directly from a VSA or working on subsets of our processes
Assisting in the change of systems/processes as required in support of the Lean initiatives related to the Source to Pay Value Stream
Utilize value stream mapping techniques to design optimal information, material, and production flow methods
To act as a change agent to bring about improvements in the functional process through the active support, participation and leadership of Rapid Improvement Events. Leading the Pre, During, and Post work for the event to achieve Targets.
Coaching the Organization on Strategic, 9 step problem solving, and Project A3's along with guidance on "just do-it's"
Participating in MDI's and coaching employees on continuous improvement, standard work development/modification/adherence, flow, takt time attainment, and problem solving abnormalities causing takt misses
Facilitation of training specific to Lean Transformation tools and problem solving methodology
Coaching organization and Value Stream on visual performance tools, including mission control and MDI boards
Executing key activities as part of Lean Transformation and daily management including tasks such as
Conducting value stream analyses
Conducting cycle time analyses, time studies, line balance improvements, work place analysis and improvement
Creating and implementing standard work, and teaching/coaching line leaders to do the same
Coaching on use of tools, work aids, poke yokes to support work place changes
Implementing / coaching the use of visual management tools
Assisting operations in problem solving issues affecting takt attainment
Resolving issues after Rapid Improvement events to achieve desired state
To support the launch of all activities needed to incorporate Lean Transformation and daily management into the Value Stream culture; includes:
Assisting in identifying on-going training needs
Supporting communication of the direction of Lean Transformation and daily management initiatives to employees
Utilizing the IR change management model, drive the lean culture transformation for the Value Stream
Drive OpEx culture change through coaching of employees and leaders to drive lean behaviors, and follow the principles and practices of OpEx
5 years of hands on lean transformation experience in mfg. and transactional environment.
Strong project management experience
Associates or Bachelor of Science degree or related discipline desired (Equivalent education / training / or experience will be considered in lieu of a formal degree)
Experience working in a world-class Lean working environment highly preferred
Knowledge of basic Lean Manufacturing concepts and continuous improvement based tools and techniques highly preferred
Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, all functional areas
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong Ability in use of computer tools, specifically Visio and Excel
Previous experience in developing standard processes and tools
Excellent collaboration skills
Experience managing and partnering with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders
Expert at lean facilitation
Ability to influence others regardless of function or title
Lives the Ingersoll Rand values Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork & Courage
Servant Leadership approach
We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.
If you share our passion for inspiring progressfor bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operatethen you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.