Process Excellence Specialist (HID319)

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Full-time
HID Global
2019-09-03
Region: 
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX

 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

As we continue to evolve our continuous improvement culture within a Lean Agile framework, we are seeking the assistance of a dynamic, organized, self-starter with a passion for efficiency and simplicity. The Process Excellence Specialist will be an integral piece of the Process Excellence team and will report directly to the Process Excellence Manager. This position will work closely with area leaders and their teams applying Lean Agile methods to improve the customer experience.  A tenacious customer centric approach is essential in the success of this role.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Facilitate current state assessment of transactional and manufacturing processes
  • Alignment of measurement systems, metrics and strategic goals with improvement activities and the customer experience
  • Identification of large and small improvement opportunities and facilitation of continuous improvement methodology to closure
  • Guide teams through proper project management structure and integrate agile methodology when possible
  • Help standardize training material, but deliver audience aligned messaging to employees on basic CI methodology and tools
  • Drive the scientific method and PDCA in improvement activities
  • Improve control / governance processes and visual controls
  • Work with change management team to ensure sustainability and desired cultural evolution
  • Assist in process and training documentation

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience          

  • 5+ years of experience in continuous improvement and process re-engineering
  • Project management experience, Scrum approach preferred
  • Experience in facilitation and coaching of cross functional teams
  • Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated application of lean principles and the scientific method to problem solving.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Previous experience applying lean methodology to front office and other functions beyond Operations within an organizations including but not limited to: Product Management, Engineering, Finance, IT, etc.
  • A proven track record of delivering tangible cost savings and/or process improvements that create a better customer experience
  • Undergraduate degree required, science/engineering preferred
  • Lean or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Experience with inferential analysis and modeling a plus
  • Survey experience and sentiment analysis a plus

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.              

Computer Skills     

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Proficient with analytical software such as Tableau, Minitab, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Process diagraming software such as Lucidchart, Visio
  • Project and process management tools such as Jira, Smartsheet
  • Oracle Discoverer experience a plus

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork including international travel, therefore employee must possess or can acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work the country you are hired.  

 

HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 
If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.