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Business & Process Improvement Manager

Sodexo
Little Rock, AR 72205
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**Unit Description**


**Sodexo** is seeking a **Business & Process Improvement Manager** to join our Healthcare team at Baptist Health a 10-hospital system located in Little Rock, AR for the purpose of deploying business improvement and process change initiatives.


The Business Process & Improvement Manager will be a primary resource of **Lean expertise** for a healthcare system and will lead on-site teams through the **implementation of Lean, Kaizen and other business improvement initiatives.** This role will be responsible for leading change, training, coaching, and mentoring our teams to adopt optimized processes at their sites. This role will be critical in the development, deployment, and maintenance of engineered labor standards. The Manager, BI will also identify, train, coach, develop process change agents, direct reports as well as high potential future leaders.


**The successful candidate will:**


**Deploy Business Improvement & Process Change Initiatives**


+ Develop an operational understanding of all relevant current state processes as well as client priorities at assigned locations ensuring solution fit for purpose

+ Identify and execute business improvement initiatives to ensure ROI targets are achieved

+ Develop, deploy, and maintain engineered labor standards at assigned locations

+ Assist in training operations staff on Lean Principles such as work sampling, root cause analysis, and corrective action plans

+ Provide budget guidance to Healthcare Operations teams regarding disruption, loss of productivity costs, and startup costs as it relates to projects


**Orchestrate and Lead Change Initiatives**


+ Understand national and global operational strategy as well as specific client needs in assigned area and funnel innovation and opportunity requests to IE director

+ Effectively utilize the IE Business Improvement model to filter, scope, and prioritize change initiatives ensuring both a cohesive national strategy and key local needs are met

+ Identify high potential team members within the organization and recruit, coach, mentor them in leading and implementing change initiatives


**Talent**


+ Identify high potential associates within the organization and recruit, coach, mentor them in leading and implementing change initiatives.

+ Lead a culture of continuous learning and development.


**Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:**


+ 7 or more years work experience with process improvement projects

+ 5 or more years work experience in facilities (e.g., maintenance, plant operations, engineering services, grounds, custodial/environmental, or transportation) or food (e.g., food services or operations, concessions, retail sales, store operations, or vending)

+ Data and statistical analysis, technical proficiency: Enterprise Resource Planning systems, databases, advanced Microsoft Excel

+ Training and coaching

+ Leadership, emotional intelligence

+ Continuous improvement, creative problem solving

+ Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, and other Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools (NOTE: typically at a Black Belt level)

+ Education or experience in industrial engineering

+ Lean certification, PMP (preferred)


Learn more about Baptist Health at:


https://www.baptist-health.com/location/baptist-health-medical-center-little-rock/


_Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal._


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


**Not the job for you?**

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**Working for Sodexo:**

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


**What We Offer**


Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


**Position Summary**


The Business Improvement Manager will be a primary resource of lean expertise for the segment and will lead cross-functional teams through the implementation of Lean and other business improvement initiatives. This role will be responsible for leading change, training, coaching, and mentoring Operations managers to adopt continuous improvement programs and methods at their sites. This role will be critical in the development, deployment and maintenance of engineered labor standards. The Manager, BI will also identify, train, coach, develop process change agents, direct reports as well as high potential future leaders.


**Qualifications & Requirements**


Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience


Basic Management Experience - 5 years


Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


**Location** _US-AR-LITTLE ROCK_


**System ID** _859297_


**Category** _Engineering_


**Relocation Type** _No_


**Employment Status** _Full-Time_


**Posted Range** _$71900 to $108680_
Posted: 2022-10-07 Expires: 2023-03-10
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