ABB is hiring for a Software Continuous Improvement Leader (SCIL) for its Operational Excellence function in the Network Control business unit in Sugar Land, Texas. The Software Continuous Improvement Leader will drive sustainable and transformational change in the development and delivery of software solutions for real-time utility network management systems, driving impactful changes in our product development area.
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Will identify, define, lead and coach quality management initiatives, and will be responsible for driving a positive change in product development outcomes through consistent adoption of strategic improvements to our quality management system.
Work closely with the Product Management and Project Delivery teams and enable their adoption of these improvements through coaching, mentoring and periodic reviews.
Demonstrate sound technical leadership, influence and enable change, support impactful continuous improvement and excellent relationship management with internal and external customers.
Identify non-performing elements in the Quality Management Systems and leading improvement projects, propose opportunities for improvement based on internal and external inputs, and supports global initiatives through local implementation.
Implementing and maintaining quality management systems based on ISO-9001, including developing and delivering training associated with the QMS
Ideally the role could be filled at a more senior level should the candidate meet the following:
Master's Degree in Software Engineering, Engineering or Business Management or Business related and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Program Management, Engineering, Quality and Process Improvements leading product development quality initiatives
Experience working with software development projects
Lean Six Sigma, Green Belt / Black Belt certification
Change Management track record
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
ISO 9001 required, 27001 good to have
Agile Development (SCM certification) and DevOps methodologies working experience
PMP or PRINCE2 certification good to have
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Sugar Land, Texas, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Grid Automation
Date posted: 2018-11-08 Job function: Process and Quality Publication ID: US66851269_E6
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