Continuous Improvement Manager
Sodexo Energy & Resources has an exciting opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager for one of our global energy clients to whom we provide hard and soft facilities management services for at sites across North America ranging from corporate offices to refineries. This Continuous Improvement Manager will be responsible for evaluating current business practices, processes, and operations to identify ways to improve productivity and service delivery, while leveraging company resources to reduce costs for the entire clients portfolio.
This Continuous Improvement Manager will interpret data, identify trends, conduct root cause analysis, and assist with benchmarking studies to determine and prioritize a business unit’s process improvement projects, and create business cases for these initiatives.
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
- an ability to describe continuous improvement activities and results in monetary terms;
- Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification;
- experience in Lean, Six Sigma, and other Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools;
- strong strategic decision-making skills (based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values);
- work closely with the site leaders to identify and deploy meaningful KPIs;
- proven financial analytical skills (e.g., cost-benefit analysis, ROI discovery)
- consultative problem-solving skills;
- experience designing and implementing solutions that drive lasting, successful business outcomes;
- effective communication and facilitation skills, specifically, experience coordinating multi-disciplinary activities and a proven ability to work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders; and/or
- extensive facilities management technical and / or professional knowledge.
The Business Improvement Manager will be a primary resource of lean expertise for the segment and will lead cross-functional teams through the implementation of Lean and other business improvement initiatives. This role will be responsible for leading change, training, coaching, and mentoring Operations managers to adopt continuous improvement programs and methods at their sites. This role will be critical in the development, deployment and maintenance of engineered labor standards. The Manager, BI will also identify, train, coach, develop process change agents, direct reports as well as high potential future leaders.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience – 5 years
Basic Functional Experience – 3 years
We serve to uplift communities, to advocate equity, to ensure inclusion, to be a force for change, We are SodexoMagic. We sustain and empower communities everywhere through healthy food and exceptional services. We stand with our employees and partners to ensure quality of life services that safeguard wellness for all communities to create a just and more equitable future for all people. Through who we are, through what we do, through our legacy, we stand committed to…serving equality for communities.
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