Company Overview :
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries.
With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
Position Description :
Reporting to the Plant Director, this role will provide a consistent and rapid LEAN deployment. Provide leadership for Regional CI initiatives, assesses current business performance, identify gaps, establish and implement improvement plans, monitor progress, and share / acquire best-
in-class ideas and processes. Manage complex CI projects requiring coordination between multiple CI teams, cross geographies, and / or that are cross transactional or manufacturing boundaries.
Utilize CI to achieve and exceed business objectives and build plant confidence in the acceptance of change management and performance improvements while maintaining a focus on customer satisfaction and the quality of performance.
Collaborate extensively with other Regional CI professionals and the Global CI Support Team.
Consistent and rapid deployment of LEAN; facilitation, on-going training, influencing and change management for Mezzago plant.
Serve as problem solving SME and Six Sigma coach. Mentor leaders, engineers, and shop floor supervisors to instill the discipline to drive a transition to a LEAN-thinking enterprise.
Local lead practitioner, coach, teacher, trainer and consultant in developing, supporting and leading CI culture, cross-
platform standardization, and Operational Excellence across Flowserve as required.
Consult on projects regarding project direction, financial, and quality improvement opportunities and suitability as a Lean Six Sigma project.
Works with the Plant Leadership teams to perform gap assessments on the Plant's manufacturing system, create current and future state value stream maps, and develop LEAN improvement plans and schedules.
Link process deficiencies directly to bottom line impact. Separate value stream from process to address waste.
Provide LEAN manufacturing expertise to the plant team extending through development of global best practices.
Monitor LEAN & Six Sigma projects for cross-collaboration opportunities. Look for opportunities to recognize and publicize the accomplishments of assigned projects.
Support creation and distribution of CI metrics.
Corporate communications management in terms of :
Implementation of best practices on safety matters
Position Requirements :
Technical or Business Bachelor Degree
Six Sigma Black Belt (Business CIL), Green Belt (VS CIL), or LEAN Certified
8-10 years' experience of progressively more responsible operations experience in a manufacturing / plant environment
7 Quality Tool Practitioner (fishbone, 5 Why’s / Ishikawa, Histograms, Control Charts, Pareto Analysis, Scatter Diagrams and Stratification)
Previous success leading projects
The capacity to teach (or to learn to teach) others; be seen as approachable, helpful and supportive
A strong interest in process, and quality improvement and the ability to provide leadership
Ability to coach others and influence behavior
Able to demonstrate proficient oral and written communication skills
Must be fluent in English
3 years+ industrial manufacturing experience
Industry or Business experience where LEAN or Operational Excellence is core to the business