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Senior Lead Specialist, Continuous Improvement

Requisition Number:  3240
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

he Senior Lead Specialist, Continuous Improvement (Black Belt) will be responsible for continued development and implementation of continuous improvement strategy and methodology across the Westinghouse organization. The candidate will challenge conventional thinking, be accountable for continuous improvement process development, project results, and drive the application of tools in all functions. Influencing leadership and management to incorporate continuous improvement methodology into their respective functional groups is critical to success. The candidate will facilitate the planning and development of consistent strategic and tactical continuous improvement activities within the organization.

 

 

This is a US ONLY remote role.  Candidates must be within working distance to a Westinghouse location but will primarily work from home.  - Pittsburgh, PA, Columbia, SC, Charlotte, NC, and other locations.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Establish strategies and processes for deployment of a continuous improvement program
  • Partner with leadership in the selection, prioritization and deployment of projects
  • Lead and manage multiple business critical projects across the organization
  • Provide coaching and mentoring while broadening application and understanding of continuous improvement tools, strategies, and techniques
  • Conduct regular project reviews to ensure expected progress achievement. Coordinate, collect, and report project results for the organization.
  • Coach, mentor, train, facilitate and drive various project teams to successful completion through continuous improvement processes
  • Develop performance metrics to measure program success.  Develop progress reports and dashboards to ensure project targets (safety, financial, productivity, defect reduction, etc.) are achieved.
  • Identify and understand issues and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions, use effective approaches for choosing a course of action, and take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
  • Directly and indirectly lead project teams

 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor of Engineering min, Master preferred
  • 5 years of experience with progressing responsibilities, typically 10-15 years
  • Certified Black Belt in Lean or Six Sigma. May consider those with Green Belt Certifications actively in process of Black Belt certification. Other certification may be considered to fulfill this requirement, such as advanced certifications in Shainin, BlueDragon, etc., or applicable graduate degree programs.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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