US Foods Continuous Improvement Leader - Huntington, WV in Huntington, West Virginia

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The Local CI Leader will demonstrate leadership in CI, communicating business goals, programs, and processes for their Market/DC. In this role, you will utilize your experience and management expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and Field Performance Teams, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals through leadership of multiple projects, workstreams, and partnership within your Market/DC via CI tools.

Description-

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and direction to Field Performance Teams empowered to execute the Process Improvement strategy for efficiency, ease of doing business and overall cost savings.
  • Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in process capability and process efficiency with a focus on EASY
  • Lead Performance Teams driving designs and business processes to reduce defects and attain world-class levels of quality
  • Mentor team members in the use of CI tools (TQM, TPS, Lean, Six Sigma, VSM, etc.)
  • Work with VPO, Regional CI Leader and Field Performance Teams to uncover and assess CI opportunities for US Foods
  • In conjunction with the Regional CI Leader, Field and Safety Performance Teams serve as a change agent in institutionalizing CI, ease of doing business, 6S, and quality.
  • Constantly seek, share, and implement best practices
  • Apply CI tools to improve process capability and eliminate defects and waste
  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams
  • Communicate teams’ progress to Champions and Business Leaders
  • Identify potential CI projects whenever and wherever possible
  • Influence without authority
  • Deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities/time management
  • Multi-task on projects

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Qualifications-

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2-4 years of management experience in and Operations environment or equivalent
  • Ability to travel 10%

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related field.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and familiar with process improvement tools (TPS, Lean, Six Sigma, VSM, etc.)
  • Demonstrated commitment to process improvement
  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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Primary Location: Huntington-WV

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Business Strategy

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time