ACE / Continuous Improvement Lead

Recruiter
United Technologies Corporation
Location
Windsor Locks
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) organization is seeking an experienced, energetic, proactive person to provide strategic/tactical ACE/Continuous Improvement (CI) transformation.

Responsibilities:

* Implement ACE/Lean programs to ensure vertical and horizontal integration across organization.

* Help leadership team progress in support of Policy Deployment, Macro Plan, and ACE/Lean (Production System) Criteria by coordinating actions to ensure improvement.

* Partner with the sites to drive ACE site Progression to Bronze, Silver and Gold

* Help identify and remove barriers to implementation of Continuous Improvement (CI).

* Monitor progress of ACE/Lean within the facility.

* Present CI training materials/modules and teaching (OJT).

* Plan for & facilitate, lead or co-lead, either internal or external Kaizen events including creating scope sheets, staffing event teams, and coordinating event logistics.

* Assist with the necessary follow-up actions to close out "to-do" actions after Kaizen Events.

* Management and oversight of the ACE Assessment Process throughout Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) to ensure adherence to standard work and development of Certified Assessors

* Roll up and monitoring of ACE/Lean metrics and reporting to SBU and segment ACE leadership.

* Coaching site employees on ACE/Lean tools and their application.

* Advance in the ACE/Lean certification program to practitioner.

* Prepare, participate, and co-lead in ACE/Lean site certification assessments and coordinate homework action closure for site.

Qualifications

* Has a strong understanding of ACE/Lean principles.

* Experience applying fundamental lean tools to achieve tangible results. Preferred experience with ACE Operating system.

* Lean leadership/management/coaching experience is a must, Six Sigma experience and training preferred.

* Capable of influencing and getting cooperation and action from others.

* Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization and be self-sufficient.

* Ability to handle nebulous situations, with minimal guidance, effectively.

* Effective team player, good coaching skills and can develop other co-workers.

* Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.

* Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Able to use Minitab or other statistical software.

* Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize

* Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong teamwork and leadership abilities. Education

BA/BS degree w/6-10+ years experience

MA/MS degree w/4-7+ years experience

PhD degree w/2-4+ years experience