Lean Business Leader

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Atrium Health
    November 30, 2020
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    Partners with senior leaders and department leaders to drive breakthrough improvements in operational quality and efficiency. Serves as a mentor and developer of all positions within the department. Emphasis will be placed on Lean Strategy development; the deployment of Lean methodology; change management; and problem solving.

    Essential Functions

    • Supports leadership to implement Lean strategy deployment and process improvement for assigned areas within Atrium. Implements a change management culture to all levels of the assigned organization.
    • Leads large scale process improvement and change management implementations using advanced Lean tools and methods.
    • Facilitates change through leading by influence
    • Coaches mid-level and senior executives on Lean leadership and manages culture change throughout the assigned organization.
    • Facilitate strategy development with executive stakeholders.

    Physical Requirements
    Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting reaching. Must lift a minimum of 15 pounds� shoulder high. Must have intact sense of sight and hearing. Must be mobile within the entire Atrium System.

    Education, Experience and Certifications

    • Bachelors Degree
    • MBA or Masters degree preferred
    • Industrial Engineering degree or systems engineering preferred
    • Extensive experience in Lean methods, tools, strategies and philosophies
    • 3 to 10 years experience in facilitating Lean Transformation
    • Operations management experience
    • High level of emotional intelligence
    • Significant experience in <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Strategy development and deployment and a Lean Management System , VSMs and Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen events), A3 thinking, Managing for Daily Improvement, 5S, Visual Management and Standard Work
    • Strong communication (oral and written) and team facilitation skills
    • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management
    • Strong capability in data analytics, and ability to utilize data for problem solving and root cause analysis
    • Minimum 3 years of healthcare experience in acute care setting preferred
    • Certification in six sigma, lean eta preferred
    • Recent leadership experience within the past 5 years preferred
    • Experience working with and comfortable coaching VP's, SVP, CMO's CNE"s, facility presidents or equivalent

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