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Sr. Business Excellence Professional (Lean Six Sigma)

Painted Post, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Service Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 237619
Primary Location: United States-New York-Painted Post
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering
excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than
165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously
leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business
opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is
organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,
Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory,
Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
Siemens is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and
optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the utility, oil &
gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide – as well as for wind
turbines. Siemens’ extensive national network of service technicians is able
to quickly and comprehensively offer expert service to maximize the
lifecycle of power generation equipment, helping to ensure reliability and
prevent downtime.

Job Description:

Position Overview/Summary:
Sr. Business Excellence Professional (BEP) will report to the product line Business Excellence Manager. The BEP is responsible for continuous improvement efforts for Painted Post. Successful candidate will take a direct hands-on role in implementing measurement systems analysis, process capability improvements, and root cause/corrective action. Must be able to effectively utilize and influence cross-organizational resources to achieve both individual and team goals. The role will be responsible for training both hourly and salaried employees in Lean best practices. The ability to function in a complex environment, influence and communicate effectively is essential to success.


Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Improve on-time delivery & cycle time.
  • Elimination of waste in the manufacturing areas.
  • Provide leadership and facilitate continuous and break-through innovations and process improvements.
  • Support the enterprise wide Operational Excellence program by managing Continuous Improvement Projects at each plant site ensuring that best practices are implemented across the operations.
  • Identify, develop, and manage projects that will drive Manufacturing Excellence within the operations.
  • Assist in the creation and/or improvement of Operational Excellence culture.
  • Coach and mentor employees in the application of the appropriate process innovation tools to ensure teams/projects are successful in meeting project goals.
  • Advise product line management and provide strategic direction on Operational Excellence project selection, integration, resource alignment and prioritization.
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of improvement projects and serve as a liaison to the site leadership team.
  • Ensure best practices are implemented across the operations.
  • Provide strategic direction on improvement project selection, integration, resource alignment and prioritization.
  • Identify internal training needs and implement appropriate training.
  • Project management design and implementation for BE Projects and Kaizen Events.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

 Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • BS Degree in engineering, quality or related field
  • Certification as Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt.
  • 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing, quality or business improvement.
  • 5 years of proven “Lean” experience eliminating waste in the work environment.
  • Proven capability in facilitating and leading change management.
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Works well in teams, with a proven ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Proven effective in coaching and mentoring others.
  • Successfully builds relationships and networks in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication at all levels.
  • Proven ability to be highly organized leader 
  • Propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence. 
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  • Oracle/SAP preferred
  • Certification as Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt.
  • Demonstrates a high level of emotional intelligence, business acumen, and change management skills. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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