Performance Excellence Leader - Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States

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Performance Excellence Leader - Milwaukee, WI

9400 W Heather Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53224
United States  

We are seeking a Performance Excellence Leader for our Milwaukee Sheet Feeder. The PE role is designed to coach and guide the execution of
the Performance Excellence system in multiple facilities. This role is the direct conduit between the tactical/operational and Strategic initiatives in
the organization. 
This role will be involved in the implementation and management of the Performance Excellence Pillar System.
Perform education to pillar teams and steering committee
Train teams to utilize lean six sigma tools and methodology
Serve as multi-site implementation leader
Serve as multi-site sustainment leader
Provide and share foundational best-practices
Ensure alignment to the system across plants
Execute LSS Belt projects to deliver hard cost savings
How you will impact WestRock:

Responsible for the on-going sustainment of the PE Pillar system
Implementation of the system in plants not yet engaged.
Training and system inputs to improve the system by sharing best practices.
Execute PE system and LSS Black Belt projects to meet division savings goals.
Visit plants for help, support and coaching for PE sustainment
Provide education on the pillars as necessary
Provide on-site coaching to the individuals/teams as necessary
Perform audits and assessments for the evaluation of PE performance and consistency
Assist in Loss analysis
Identify training needs/gaps prior to and during the implementation.
Raising issues that need addressed.
Coach/mentor belts and CI pillar teams to achieve savings goals.
What you need to succeed:

Minimum 5 years of manufacturing and/or Continuous Improvement experience
Performance Excellence Pillar training provided
Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt preferred
Preferred similar experience in Lean Operating Systems
Prefer leadership of deployment of Lean Operating Systems
Foundational experience in Continuous Improvement
Coaching and communications skills
Strong leadership abilities
Organizational skill-set
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a
diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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