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Director of Quality & Process Improvement
Global chemical leader seeks a Director of Quality & Process Improvement to lead company-wide process improvement teams in North and South America. This position has 75% travel and will be based in the Richmond VA area.
The Director of Quality & Process Improvment will:
Develop and drive targeted CI and Quality policy deployment and manage daily sustainable improvement in quality, cost and innovation.
Act as a change agent in developing and implementing key process changes and improvement in quality, supply chain and manufacturing operations.
Establish quality standards across internal company and external supply operations.
Manage monthly tracking and countermeasure development for all Continuous Improvement operations and Quality Systems and deliverables
Develop and manage structured Kaizen program, company-wide
Develop and manage quality and continuous improvement training program
Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering, business or related discipline; Advanced degree preferred
Documented excellence and track record in driving a strong continuous improvement program across a range of functional areas which should include operations and quality
5+ years experience with Lean - Toyota Production Systems
Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred
Demonstrated proficiency using Lean principles in a variety of situations with quantifiable results
A track record of accomplishment in manufacturing management leadership
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with extensive customer experience
Proven change management skills
Turn-around or experience with merger integration preferred
Ability to effectively work and influence all levels of the organization
Strong coaching, group facilitation, training and mentoring skills
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