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Process Improvement Leader

Company: Moog Inc.
Location: East Aurora
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Moog Aircraft Group is the world-wide leader of advanced flight controls and actuation for commercial and military aircraft. We are positioned on virtually every aircraft flying today, supplying highly reliable systems that are supportable and add significant value for our customers.

Process Improvement Leader

Job Summary:

The Process Improvement Leader helps develop, execute, and achieve the organization's process improvement vision, mission, strategic plan, and goals. This position serves as a champion for process improvement concepts and methods and is responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting lean and team events, and for training and certifying employee team members and facilitators in the use of lean and team tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with management to develop, execute and achieve the organization's process improvement vision, mission, strategic plan and goals.
  • Work with management to identify areas for lean events; design, plan, organize and conduct lean events.
  • Work with management to design team and facilitator training; coordinate and deliver structured team and facilitator training and certify employees who complete training as per Moog requirements.
  • Effectively facilitate lean events to reduce costs, improve quality and cycle time performance
  • Provide follow-up to lean events to identify areas for continuous improvement and make recommendations to sponsors and supervisors.
  • Work with teams to ensure they understand the improvement process and help them utilize the tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience in lean and team-related disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training and facilitation experience in a lean manufacturing, team-based industrial environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate, influence, and negotiate with people in non-facilitative situations
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma Certification
  • This job requires access to US export-controlled information.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Moog Inc., Buffalo , Process Improvement Leader, Other , East Aurora, New York

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