Continuous Improvement Specialist

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Aristocrat Technologies
November 12, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
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This position will serve as a change agent by leading, facilitating, and executing continuous improvement activities using a variety of skills including Six Sigma, Lean/TOC, and Agile/DevOps. As a result of such activities, the individual in this position will enable the organization to realize measurable, sustainable improvements in Employee Development, Quality, Delivery Performance, and Productivity/Cost Performance.

What you'll do

What you'll do

Major Responsibilities :

  • Planning and Leading continuous improvement initiatives throughout the Aristocrat organization.
  • Managing continuous improvement projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance.
  • Providing support for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Providing key stakeholders with updates regarding progress, results and feedback pertaining to key responsibilities and objectives.
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.
  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
  • Managing competing resources and priorities.
  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.

What we're looking for

Knowledge and Skills :

  • Prior experience in leading and coaching teams consisting of hourly and salaried associates.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience to include a combinations of process improvement, lean expertise, process redesign and software development.
  • Strong facilitation, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving thinking skills.
  • The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.

What we're looking for

Educational Requirements/Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or Technology.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience to include process improvement, lean expertise and process redesign.
  • Experience leading and developing top performing teams.
  • A history of leading and supporting successful projects.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or relevant demonstrated project work utilizing a structured continuous improvement or development methodology (Lean, Six Sigma, 8D, DevOps, Agile).
  • Technical skills in software development using Agile and DevOps a definite plus.
  • Project Management experience and the ability to successfully close out time dependent programs.

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