Operational Excellence Change Agent

Company Name:
Ingersoll Rand
At Ingersoll Rand we''re passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We know that hour by hour and day by day, we advance the quality of life by making environments safe, comfortable and efficient. Our people and our market leading brands, including Club Car , Ingersoll Rand , Thermo King , and Trane , contribute to a world defined by sustainable progress and enduring results.
Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to hiring qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Position Overview:Supporting the Value Stream staff, under the direction of the Value Stream Coach, this position is responsible for supporting the Lean transformation and daily management initiatives by ensuring strategies are implemented and principles/practices/tools are incorporated in the culture and processes under transformation. This position implements and supports actions that bring about improvements which may include, but are not limited to safety, customer value proposition, quality, delivery, cycle, growth, margin expansion, and inventory.Responsibilities:To support the Value Stream Coach and Value Stream in implementing lean transformation and daily management across the value stream including: Implementing tactical strategies to achieve the desired vision Executing against long and short-term objectives to support the value stream''s goals Working with necessary site personnel to identify, address, and eliminate process related obstacles Assisting in the change of systems/processes as required in support of the Lean initiatives Utilize value stream mapping techniques to design optimal information, material, and production flow methodsTo act as a change agent to bring about improvements in the manufacturing process through the active support, participation and leadership of Rapid Improvement Events; includes: Owning pre and post standard work Participating in, co-facilitating or facilitating projects, events and just do-it''s Participating in gemba walks and coaching employees on continuous improvement, standard work development/modification/adherence, flow, takt time attainment, and problem solving abnormalities causing takt misses Providing necessary training specific to Lean Transformation tools and methodology (under the guidance of the Value Stream Coach Helping update and maintain visual performance tools, including mission control and MDI boards Following up on action plans Assisting all teams as needed to ensure improvements are made and sustained Executing key activities as part of Lean Transformation and daily management including tasks such as Conducting value stream analyses Conducting cycle time analyses, time studies, line balance improvements, work place analysis and improvement Creating and implementing standard work, and teaching/coaching line leaders to do the same Obtaining required fixtures, tools, work aids, poke yokes to support work place
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Language Skills: Must possess strong written and oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to speak and communicate effectively with various audiences at the site level. Ability to effectively facilitate a group''s activities and discussions using a defined process. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to write reports, general business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to create standard work documents, operational procedures and visual work aids Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from associates, supervisors and managers at the site levelInterpersonal Skills Must be viewed credibly as either an informal leader or a positive influencer of change Must be a self-motivated learner Must possess a strong work ethic Ability to mentor team members and facilitate change from a position of Influencer Ability to energize and motivate teams Ability to recognize conflict and take appropriate action within scope of the roleMathematical Skills: Ability to interpret manufacturing schematics and blueprints Ability to use simple statistical and graphical tools such as pareto analysisReasoning Ability: Ability to define problem areas, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret a variety of technical procedures/processes and deal with several abstract and concrete variables Ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing work Skills Strong capability with personal computer applications ( Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio)Education: Associates or Bachelor of Science degree or related discipline desired (Equivalent education / training / or experience will be considered in lieu of a formal degree) Experience working in a world-class Lean working environment highly preferred Knowledge of basic Lean Manufacturing concepts and continuous improvement based tools and techniques highly preferred
Our climate businesses deliver energy-efficient solutions globally. It includes Trane , a provider of residential and commercial HVAC systems and services and Thermo King , the leader in transport temperature control solutions. The Trane brand is about building life; improving the life of buildings as well as the lives of those inside them. The Thermo King brand promises ultimate assurance. As an industry leader, we deliver performance, innovation, commitment and knowledge to ultimately bring productivity and profitability to the customers we serve.
We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.
If you share our passion for inspiring progress-for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate-then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.
Job Title: Operational Excellence Change Agent
Req #: 34034299
Location: Clarksville, TN

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