This role will be responsible for identifying and leading process improvement activities across all of Lutron’s G&A functions. The objective is to redefine existing work process, improve applications and technologies to support work, challenge accepted norms, and improve output by strategically taking work out of the system. This role will require a deep understanding of process improvement methods, including Lean and Six Sigma.
A successful candidate will foster ongoing collaboration with middle and senior leadership and G&A function leaders. They will drive the analyzation of business processes and value streams to establish improvement plans and balanced scorecards while effectively allocating improvement efforts to high impact priorities. They will be encouraged to challenge conventional wisdom through fact-based analysis and the application of structured improvement methodologies. They will be expected to achieve measurable results against process efficiency, reduced cost, and other targets while increasing visibility and affecting positive behavioral changes toward process performance initiatives within the G&A functions.
Project Identification / Prioritization
Improvement Leadership/Change Management
Mentor and Coach local team members in project execution, helping them understand, as necessary, the methods associated with Lean/Six Sigma for successful and timely completion of projects
Supporting Duties and Responsibilities
Develop effective communications to convey the positive impact of improvement initiatives in terms of financial and performance related metrics
Manage execution against critical program milestones, inter-dependencies, risk components, progress communication, coordination, and collaboration across teams and commitments
Assist with change management activities required to implement new processes and systems
Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited institution. MBA a plus.
7+ years of work experience in a Continuous Improvement role preferred
Experience with the following tools / processes
Lean/Six Sigma - Certified Black Belt or Master Black Belt strongly preferred
Kaizen - Certified Level 3 preferred
Project management experience should include overseeing project teams, identifying resources, developing budgets, scheduling, and planning
Proven success leading improvement projects and developing improvement resources
Strong influencing, coaching, communication and facilitative skills
Able to bring teams together to achieve targets and goals
Able to diagnose and affect cultural change in moderate to difficult circumstances
Able to instruct foundation level Change Improvement (CI) methods associated with Lean Six Sigma curricula
Lutron Electronics position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that in turn drive the creation of new or better products and services
Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities. For more information, view our website at www.lutron.com. EOE/AA.