Operational Excellence Specialist

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    W. Lothian, Central Belt, Scotland

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    Cheryl Leonard

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    5 months ago

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The Operational Excellence Specialist is responsible for driving process improvement, operational excellence and business priority projects of the assigned business.

They will support the implementation of cultural changes towards a process of continuous improvement. They will act as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Lean six sigma projects. They will mentor colleagues on all aspects of Operation Excellence to support a deeper understanding of best practices.

Role is focused on driving positive changes (Process Improvement, Business priorities) through several interventions aligned to various business and delivery teams
Communicate and educate operations colleagues and all colleagues on the content, definition and continuous evolution of enterprise excellence.
Individual should have also demonstrated an insightful ability to build strategy
Be an ambassador of site and the culture of continuous improvement across Operations for sustainable results
Build and manage the culture of continuous improvement through application of Six Sigma, Lean and Project Management methodologies
Execution of ideas while promoting Innovation
Lead Operations budget process and cost analysis
Act as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Lean Six Sigma Projects
Analyse the Historical data and apply Statistical approach towards Root cause identification
Manage Internal and External Customer expectations through effective communication and on delivery of all agreed results
Can question and focus on details to have deeper understanding and subject matter expertise on industry standards, best practices, trends and evolving ideas.
Drive and mentor projects on continuous improvement and operational excellence across all businesses