Operational Excellence Leader

Job Description

Operational Excellence Leader

Lafayette, Louisiana area

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree with three (3) years of related business experience or ten (10) or more years of related business experience required.  Also requires:
    • Experience in Lean Enterprise principles and methods, team development, leadership techniques and project management methods.
    • Keen team leadership, problem analysis and solving, and process improvement skills.
    • Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated self driven initiative.
  •  Six Sigma / Lean Certification or equivalent experience/training is preferred

Summary:  Under the supervision of the Site Operations Vice President, this position works with teams to prepare, train, and conduct process improvement events utilizing Lean and Six Sigma Tools, with functional guidance from the Director, Operational Excellence. Will develop and prepare materials for use in such events, coordinate with department managers and participants, lead instruction on the use of process improvement tools, facilitate team decisions, monitor team work, use available resources to help resolve team conflict, assist in the development of implementation action plans, and conduct follow-up.

  • Adheres to all company Policies and Procedures and actively acts as site champion for Continuous Improvement and its activities and services to others.
  • Participates in design, execution, training, and maintenance of Continuous Improvement Process Best Practices (CMP-CIP).  Leads site self-assessment of performance vs. Best Practices and occasionally assesses other CMP sites for performance vs. Best Practices.
  • Presents, facilitates, and leads assigned process improvement events using CMP-CIP Lean and Six Sigma Methods.  As organizational capability is built in these techniques, act as champion and mentor to event leaders utilizing these methods to lead events. 
  • Act as the site champion for Compass Reliable Asset Management Process (RAM), working with the Operations, Maintenance, and MRO Teams to drive asset health and availability to levels needed to support the business goals of the organization.
  • Seeks and evaluates process improvement and Lean Enterprise information, materials, and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by management, and adapts them to use in the execution of process improvement events.
  • Participates in the development of Event Charters.  Works with departmental managers to assure appropriate scheduling, participation, and support. Assists in locating and reserving meeting locations and coordinating the delivery of services and materials necessary for a successful event.
  • Provides event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected benefits.
  • Uses appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.
  • Develops reports of overall Continuous Improvement activities including accomplishments, participation, projected activities, and anticipated needs.
  • Coordinates with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction.
  • Prepares purchase information for departmental managers review to identify materials, software and other resources required for effective implementation of Continuous Improvement.
  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.



Please see the requested questionnaire below and my attached resume in Microsoft word and return by email. Thanks in advance.

1. Current or last income?  $

2. Minimum income and above? $

3. Reasons for changing jobs?

4. Locations desired (States and or Cities)?

5. The best number to contact you at during the day?

6. Email address?

7. Are you authorized to work in the US? (US Citizen, Perm Resident or Visa)

8. Explain in detail how you qualify for this position! (Please look at the required section in job description. This is the part that the client will decide who or whom they bring in for interviews.)

Please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements

Operational Excellence Leader

Lafayette, Louisiana area

Education and Experience


  • Bachelors Degree with three (3) years of related business experience or ten (10) or more years of related business experience required.  Also requires:
    • Experience in Lean Enterprise principles and methods, team development, leadership techniques and project management methods.
    • Keen team leadership, problem analysis and solving, and process improvement skills.
    • Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated self driven initiative.
  •  Six Sigma / Lean Certification or equivalent experience/training is preferred

Summary:  Under the supervision of the Site Operations Vice President, this position works with teams to prepare, train, and conduct process improvement events utilizing Lean and Six Sigma Tools, with functional guidance from the Director, Operational Excellence. Will develop and prepare materials for use in such events, coordinate with department managers and participants, lead instruction on the use of process improvement tools, facilitate team decisions, monitor team work, use available resources to help resolve team conflict, assist in the development of implementation action plans, and conduct follow-up.

  • Adheres to all company Policies and Procedures and actively acts as site champion for Continuous Improvement and its activities and services to others.
  • Participates in design, execution, training, and maintenance of Continuous Improvement Process Best Practices (CMP-CIP).  Leads site self-assessment of performance vs. Best Practices and occasionally assesses other CMP sites for performance vs. Best Practices.
  • Presents, facilitates, and leads assigned process improvement events using CMP-CIP Lean and Six Sigma Methods.  As organizational capability is built in these techniques, act as champion and mentor to event leaders utilizing these methods to lead events. 
  • Act as the site champion for Compass Reliable Asset Management Process (RAM), working with the Operations, Maintenance, and MRO Teams to drive asset health and availability to levels needed to support the business goals of the organization.
  • Seeks and evaluates process improvement and Lean Enterprise information, materials, and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by management, and adapts them to use in the execution of process improvement events.
  • Participates in the development of Event Charters.  Works with departmental managers to assure appropriate scheduling, participation, and support. Assists in locating and reserving meeting locations and coordinating the delivery of services and materials necessary for a successful event.
  • Provides event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected benefits.
  • Uses appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.
  • Develops reports of overall Continuous Improvement activities including accomplishments, participation, projected activities, and anticipated needs.
  • Coordinates with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction.
  • Prepares purchase information for departmental managers review to identify materials, software and other resources required for effective implementation of Continuous Improvement.
  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.



Please see the requested questionnaire below and my attached resume in Microsoft word and return by email. Thanks in advance.

1. Current or last income?  $

2. Minimum income and above? $

3. Reasons for changing jobs?

4. Locations desired (States and or Cities)?

5. The best number to contact you at during the day?

6. Email address?

7. Are you authorized to work in the US? (US Citizen, Perm Resident or Visa)

8. Explain in detail how you qualify for this position! (Please look at the required section in job description. This is the part that the client will decide who or whom they bring in for interviews.)

Please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


    Job Snapshot

    Base Pay $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Engineering, QA - Quality Control, Facilities
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience At least 1 year(s)
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Relocation Yes
    Industry Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Other Great Industries
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID CIE
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