The Business Excellence Center is responsible for providing leadership and support to establish and maintain a continuous improvement program and focus for all Sandia activities. We are looking for a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) / Continuous Improvement Department Manager to deploy and improve LSS tools, training and processes across Sandia as well as establish and steward Sandia’s continuous improvement programs. LSS is a continuous improvement methodology that focuses on eliminating waste and creating best value for the customer.
We are looking to build and broaden our historical approach to LSS such that we make it standard that everyone in our Labs has a high-level/foundational understanding of LSS principles. Our goal is to create an environment where we all personally make and are expected to make small continuous improvements to our work and work environment.
Additionally, we are looking develop and deploy a consistent, thoughtful approach to strategic cross-cutting improvements that are effectively prioritized, sequenced, and championed for successful implementation.
In order to develop and lead the LSS team, we need an experienced professional who can manage this department and lead the effort to transform how work is accomplished across the organization. This will include partnering with management across the labs, effectively engaging and aligning Sandia’s lean experts (Green and Black Belts), and partnering with Honeywell and other industry leaders.
Major responsibilities of this role will include:
Department 10111 is focused on creating a lean culture that encourages and equips all employees to engage in continuous improvement.
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Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.
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