The Lean Project Manager leads and facilitates crossfunctional projects engaging multiple functions to achieve process excellence. Stakeholders include: Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing and Support teams across Control Products & Solutions business and functions. Other responsibilities include:
Lead crossfunctional teams to achieve process improvement
Achieve project deliverables (time, cost and objectives) and productivity results through improvement sustainment
Positively lead teams and organizations through change. Communicate effectively to teams and leadership to ensure support for resources and buy-in for change
Listen to and grasp team and project stakeholder needs to cultivate collaboration
Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, and Change Management methodology tools
Navigate corporate culture / developing positive working relationships with stakeholders and project team(s)
Lead materials cost savings projects
Experience hands-on leadership of crossfunctional & crossgeography process improvement projects
Facilitation of Value Stream Map & Kaizen events with experience in challenging situations and overcoming setbacks
Partner with sourcing, OES, SSO, CE, Development, MFG and other functions to identify and deliver cost savings projects
Ability to be placed in demanding environments and drive towards objectives
Information Processing Capability Ability to manage ambiguity and data to find improvement opportunities through prioritization
Comfortable leading change in areas outside of subject matter expertise
Awareness, knowledge and guidance of Continuous Improvement principles, methodologies and tools to support achievement of Continuous Improvement Program and Rockwell Automation business objectives
Possesses an understanding of product portfolios and customer needs
Collaborates with and manages multiple stakeholders including manufacturing, sourcing, internal business units, sales, marketing, third party partners, etc.
Stays current with direction of business unit and executes Continuous Improvement strategies that ensures productivity in changing business environment
Ability to understand and lead technical and materials productivity initiatives
Ability to drive change in a positive manner despite challenges to timelines, deliverables and resources. Humble, inquisitive, bias towards action & courageous aptitude to take on larger roles beyond this position
Remains calm under pressure
Highly resilient; pursues tasks with drive and a sense of urgency
Consistently moves problems toward resolution
Committed to developing strong relationships and collaborative partnerships
Supports the goals and initiatives of other businesses and functional support organizations
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2658464
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