Process Improvement Consultant
3+ months contract to start with (extendable contract)
Siemens Postal Parcel and Airport Logistic LLC (PPAL) is seeking a Process Consultant to support and acts as a catalyst for process owners and process improvement teams to achieve defined improvement objectives and specific goals.
This position will work with multiple cross functional teams to ensure the quality and integrity of our products changes throughout product’s life circle in accordance with each business’s group requirements.
In addition, this position is responsible for a broad range of activities: Assisting and facilitating on multiple projects on cost, schedule impact, effectivity dates, work closely with Engineering Project Manager / Product Manager, Supply Chain Management and other Change Control Board members to ensure of the team’s informed decision making.
Assists in the development of the process model process maps
Assists in the identification and evaluation of processes
Ensures that process improvement objectives, specific goals, measures, and metrics
Manages the team chartering process
Ensures that an adequate project plan is developed
Selects process improvement methodologies and tools
Works with the team leaders to plan and lead improvement projects
Works with the team leaders to involve executive management and stakeholders in improvement projects when necessary to eliminate barriers to team success
Provides complementary skills to team leader
Provides guidance and support to the team throughout the entire process improvement project
Assists in writing documentation
Provides guidance to sustain improvement changes
Communicates key lessons learned and best practices from across departmental process improvement projects
Bachelor’s degree and/or minimum 5 years’ experience in Project management or Process improvement, preferably in a design and manufacturing environment
Comprehensive business knowledge (organization structure, business functions, processes, procedures, objectives, goals, measures, metrics, internal self-assessment processes, etc.)
Viewed as a change leader, role model, and coach by the organization
Project leader experience
Experience in successfully applying quality management, process improvement, and problem-solving tools and methodologies
Experience in implementing and sustaining change/improvements (change champion)
Team leadership experience
Process management focused (versus “numbers” focused)
Process-focused and drive accountability.
Logical problem solver and self-motivated.
Excellent communication skills and ability to ensure effective change. Effective in presenting to all levels of management.
Excellent organization skills, detail oriented and the ability to work with a high work load with interruptions and deadlines in an open environment.
Must be a team player, service-oriented attitude to all levels of personnel.
Knowledge of process improvement principles and tools (selection, application, and training)
Decision-making and consensus building
Establishing goals and objectives
Meeting management skills
Team development skills
Consulting and coaching
Thanks & Regards,
Imran (Emu) Shikalgar
APN Software Services, Inc
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
510-402-4704 (Voice & Text)
Phone: 510-623-5050 Extn.129 | Fax 510-623-5055 | Imran@apninc.com