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Process Improvement Lead

Company: Hyster-Yale Group
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Process Improvement Lead Job Family Job Description Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Process Improvement Lead located in Greenville NC. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 90 years. HYG is on a journey of continuous improvement utilizing best practices such as Demand Flow Technology and Lean Six Sigma. The company have made significant impact in optimizing their manufacturing systems. The next stage in the journey is to further develop and optimize the pre-production processes. We are looking for an energetic individual to strengthen our Global Process Improvement team. As a Process Improvement Lead, you will have the opportunity to drive sustainable improvement into HYG Business by expanding the connection between manufacturing and non-production processes, which will include sales & marketing, order management and scheduling. This position will utilize Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies and require the individual to have had proven experience presenting, reporting and working alongside high level senior management, during the improvement of transactional processes. The Process Improvement Lead Will Provide the Following Key Accountabilities:

  • Employs overall quality and Six Sigma knowledge and concepts to work through initiatives, with a strong and clear focus on the Voice of the Customer.
  • Manage your assigned project portfolio
  • Serve as a dynamic change agent and lead strategic and customer focused business improvement projects, between manufacturing and non-production processes
  • Deploy strong influencing and refined facilitation skills
  • Lead cross functional teams in order to deliver sustained improvement to critical transactional processes to help high level senior management achieve strategic goals and impact financial results
  • Work across functional and organizational boundaries to analyze and solve problems
  • Train and Mentor Lean Six Sigma Green Belt employees acting as a cross functional coach and holding them accountable for maintaining project documentation
  • Develop and coach your assigned coaches from our network of Six Sigma coaches The Successful Process Improvement Lead Will Meet the Following Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in the field of Engineering or Business
    • Minimum 7 - 10 year's experience in a Process Improvement position.
    • Required Six Sigma Black Belt certification, with 4 years experience of improving transactional processes
    • Experience of project management ideally within a PMO environment utilizing dedicated software such as Smartsheets or similar.
    • Experience leading projects across various business segments and/or leading a process improvement team
    • Strong aptitude and skills to collaborate and influence functional leaders to prioritize and execute selected business improvement projects
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely and to facilitate meetings
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and well equipped with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools
    • Customer focused in defining quality and establishing priorities Job ID JC556 Employment Type Full time Work Hours 40 Travel Required Primary Location HYG US Greenville, NC (Headquarters) Address 1400 Sullivan Drive Zip Code 27834 Field-Based No Relocation Assistance Available No We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Hyster-Yale Group, Greenville , Process Improvement Lead, Other , Greenville, North Carolina

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