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Hitachi energy is seeking a Site Lean Transformation Leader for its South Boston, VA location.In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive and achieve sustainable and transformational change across the extended Factory Value Chain, focused on the application of our Lean Operating System. Increase the maturity and capability of the Quality Management System across the organization, demonstrating sustained improvement in Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Cost. This is an onsite role and will require approximately 10% travel.


Business partner to the Factory Manager and cross-functional Leadership team in developing and operationalizing the Strategy Deployment process and Operations Center approach Facilitates development of breakthrough objectives, action plans, KPI's (Bowlers) and leads in development of Kaizen roadmap to support the overall deployment Lead in operationalizing Strategy Deployment, maturing the overall system, ensuring effective Factory Standard Work and a connected daily management system Drive optimization of KPIs around Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Cost Facilitate the integration of the HSE and Quality Management system into ITM for the organization Own the overall management of RELEX KPI's and Improvement projects for the Factory, including driving employee ownership and engagement Create, manage and facilitate the development of Cost-out and productivity projects across the business to achieve targets Drive a culture of Servant Leaders who coach and engage team members, driving empowerment and ownership for continuous improvement every day in our standard work

Your background:

Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field and 10 or more years of experience in a continuous improvement environment Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the U.S. 10+ years of experience in manufacturing with Transformers/Energy manufacturing experience a plus 5+ years implementing and driving a Lean system implementation across an organization preferred Strong influencing skills and ability to train, collaborate and influence a continuous improvement mindset across the organization Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified, with Lean system development and transformation experience Expertise in rapid response and communication with internal and external stakeholders and Customers; utilizing root cause analysis tools to identify and resolve issues and lead a team to implement change

Basic Info
Location South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Management
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-01
Reference number US54832243
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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