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Change / Business Improvement Engineer - Apex MA

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Salary: Market related

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 14 Dec 2017

Reference: 31827

Position Description:

  • Change agent resposable to Embed sustainable continuous improvement within the Infotainment department.
  • Understand the department's needs & barriers for change, establish relevant improvement strategies, and agree actions with the wider team that will deliver the overall strategy.
  • Guide, support, and lead improvement teams and improvement groups through improvement workshops, ensuring priority problems are being identified and addressed with relevant solutions that will improve quality and reduce cost.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to scope & launch improvement projects such that they can be run in a sustainable manner by project sponsors & champions.
  • Ability to recognise where teams are struggling to build-in best practice into improvements under development, and provide expert assistance where needed.
  • Familiarity with approaches & techniques to ensure problems & improvement needs are understood and relevant to enabling team goals to be met.

Experience Required:

  • Expert at influencing teams and senior managers
  • Experienced in appropriate use of Lean Six Sigma and/or Agile techniques for improvement.
  • Well connected with access to wide network of expertise in good practice, enabling support to be provided to improvement teams where needed.
  • Familiarity with CMMi and/or ASPICE process maturity frameworks, and their relevance to robust embedded product development

Experience Preferred:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Process Mapping and/or Value Stream Mapping
  • Agile practitioner (desirable for iterative and well defined continuous improvement)
  • CMMi/ASPICE practitioner or assessor trained (desirable for robust process background / good practice appreciation)
  • Systems engineering background desirable (for domain appreciation)