Production and Operation Excellence Lead
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Production and Operation Excellence LeadTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

The Production and Operation Excellence Lead has the role of deploying and facilitating the quality culture in Process Automation Turbocharging ensuring and controlling quality to exceed customer expectations while ensuring sustainable operations, and representing the customer's voice within local teams, providing customer experience feedback and input. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be supporting the definition and implementation of actions to improve efficiency, quality, and productivity in the value chain, to improve customer satisfaction and increase profitability within the local business.

Your responsibilities

  • Planning and Storage: Defines the material planning strategy to ensure adequate supply into production against forecasted demands.
  • Defines alternative sourcing solutions to achieve targeted production cost.
  • Material storage and retrieval automation including optimized layout for specific repair methods.
  • Production Process: Application of LEAN Manufacturing concepts and systems, facilitating automation in Assembly and Disassembly of Turbochargers.
  • Evaluates new process technologies to improve productivity, quality, and cost reduction. Defining and leading testing and implementation.
  • Evaluates machinery and tooling requirements suggesting and implementing improvements towards productivity.
  • Manages improvement projects across multiple locations.
  • Systems and SAP Expert: SAP and Systems Expert: EDI Adaptation to customer needs. Builds and maintains interfaces with SAP systems.
  • Converts legacy paper/manual processes to a digital solution hosted on a common platform across multiple locations.
  • Local Project Lead: Leads local project in Turbocharger Cleaning Methods.
  • Modernize current cleaning equipment.
  • Defines Best Practice cleaning methods and processes.
  • Drive efficiency in specific areas such as High-Speed Remanufacturing and Specialized Repair Centers.
  • Create blueprint for green field Service Station setup.
Your background

  • Engineering Degree and 5 years of experience or combination of Education and experience.
  • Automation background a plus.
  • Manufacturing background preferred.
  • L6S Black Belt Preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of Operation Excellence.
Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us

ABB Turbocharging manufactures and maintains turbochargers for engines on ships, power stations, diesel locomotives and large, off-highway vehicles. We strive to be a trusted partner in supporting our customers transit towards sustainable industries with innovative technology, expertise and smart solutions. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

The Production and Operation Excellence Lead has the role of deploying and facilitating the quality culture in Process Automation Turbocharging ensuring and controlling quality to exceed customer expectations while ensuring sustainable operations, and representing the customer's voice within local teams, providing customer experience feedback and input. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be supporting the definition and implementation of actions to improve efficiency, quality, and productivity in the value chain, to improve customer satisfaction and increase profitability within the local business. Planning and Storage: Defines the material planning strategy to ensure adequate supply into production against forecasted demands. Defines alternative sourcing solutions to achieve targeted production cost. Material storage and retrieval automation including optimized layout for specific repair methods. Production Process: Application of LEAN Manufacturing concepts and systems, facilitating automation in Assembly and Disassembly of Turbochargers. Evaluates new process technologies to improve productivity, quality, and cost reduction. Defining and leading testing and implementation. Evaluates machinery and tooling requirements suggesting and implementing improvements towards productivity. Manages improvement projects across multiple locations. Builds and maintains interfaces with SAP systems. Converts legacy paper/manual processes to a digital solution hosted on a common platform across multiple locations. Local Project Lead: Leads local project in Turbocharger Cleaning Methods. Modernize current cleaning equipment. Defines Best Practice cleaning methods and processes. Create blueprint for green field Service Station setup.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB Inc.

ABB Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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