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Project Lead - Quality

Ft. Worth, TX
Title: Project Lead - Qulity
Location: Ft. Worth, TX

Responsibilities:

Responsible for driving the continuous improvement initiatives/projects and people/knowledge development for the assigned engagements.

  • Works with teams to create and deliver value across the various Supply Chain assets
  • Creates flow through entire value stream through cross-functional collaboration
  • Develops a problem-solving culture where problems are made visible and fixed at the root cause
  • Engages in relentless pursuit of continuous improvement to create best-in-class supply chain asset
  • Focuses on immediate actions and waste reduction
  • Creates learning organization​​​​​​
Key Deliverables:
  • Lean implementation
  • Model Hub/Warehouse development
  • Setup and drive Lean Maturity Certification of Hub/Warehouse Pan-India
  • Horizontal Deployment of Lean practices
  • Yellow Belt / Green Belt project mentoring
  • Imparting Lean trainings programs across the assets
  • Buddy-up with operations to develop Lean Champions
  • Driving asset-specific improvement initiatives

Process:

  • Understands how to recognize and articulate the implications of change or actions throughout the entire value stream (wing-to-wing systems impact)
  • Goes frequently to Gemba / the work site to understand and solve problems where they live, with the people who live with the problems every day
  • Understands not to be complacent with the current process
  • Practices and teaches fundamental of lean problem solving (PDCA) to find problems, define them, fix them and keep them from coming back
  • Supports and leverages process for sharing best practices
Qualifications:
  • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma: ideally experience both working in a world-class organization and some experience building a function in a division or start-up company
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification required [Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred]
  • Fluent in Lean fundamentals: (e.g.) Lean Principles, Lean Leadership, Lean Tools, Kaizen and Hoshin-Kanri (Deployment Planning)
  • Fluent in Six Sigma Methodology
  • Green or Brown Field Start up experience a plus (must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, creating structure and working in an fast-paced ever changing environment
  • BS /BE/B-Tech degree or better (Engineering, applied Statistics, etc. preferred)
  • Understanding of Supply Chain knowledge
  • Deep Understanding of the City Logistics Processes and Operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in visual, oral and written form.
  • Motivation to up-skill in domain, concepts, principles, practices and techniques.
  • Demonstrated people leadership and management expertise.
  • Project Management Expertise
  • Environment is client focused; high volume; with a continuous improvement philosophy
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