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Manager, Business Improvement

Sodexo
Richmond, VA 23219
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Unit Description

 

Sodexo is hiring Business Improvement Managers to join our Industrial Engineering Team!

 

The Business Improvement Manager will be a primary resource of lean expertise for the Sodexo NORAM Healthcare service operations and will lead cross-functional teams through the implementation of Lean and other business improvement initiatives.

 

We are hiring 5 Managers to support our Healthcare accounts regionally. Seeking candidates that are located near one of the following locations; Richmond, VA, Little Rock, AR, New York, NY, Houston, TX and Los Angeles, CA.

 

This position will require travel 70-80% of the time.

 

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.

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.
  • Manage deployment of business improvement initiatives in a quality and timely manner 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.
  • Manage annual budget for the team as well as making sure all projects are executed on time, on budget with expected result and ROI.
  • 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.
  • Utilize appropriate continuous improvement and project management techniques to develop solutions for assigned projects.
  • 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.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with internal and client key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of quality, sustainable changes.

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:

  • Data and statistical analysis, technical proficiency: Enterprise Resource Planning systems, databases, advanced Microsoft Excel (SAP, Oracle, Java, SQL, Tableau, etc.)
  • Leadership, emotional intelligence
  • Continuous improvement, creative problem solving
  • Industrial engineering
  • Project management / strong organizational skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, PMP
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience personally leading multiple change initiatives from design to implementation, showing sustained results across diverse processes
  • 7 to 10 years work experience with process improvement projects and/or project management

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.

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.

Posted: 2021-08-06 Expires: 2021-11-05
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