Director of Operational Excellence

Location : Charleston / South Carolina / United States of America

Posted : 01/15/2018

Job Type :Full-time

Job Details

The Director of Operational Excellence will be responsible for planning, developing, and executing a focused effort to improve operational effectiveness and profitability for Belimed, Inc US. This role will partner with the Leadership Team to develop and lead a performance transformation to improve operation excellence and systems, as well as overall drive a continuous improvement culture. This person will be measured annually on his/her ability to enhance a continuous improvement culture and his/her development and execution of cost reduction initiatives. The Director will manage all day-to-day activities related to performance improvement including the integration of Lean methodology. This role will assist in the development of a data dashboard and management tools.

How you will impact Belimed and our clients
Proposes and supports a phased plan of operational excellence projects and programs within the business, prioritized according to impact
Acts as a Consultant to the Leadership team within the business to both support and challenge changes required to improve departmental and inter-departmental processes
Ensures sufficient focus on sustainability of improvements through providing training and skill building of leaders Supports continuous improvement culture within Belimed US
Leads and trains value stream mapping exercises to define processes; works with the site to implement or streamline/improve use of LEAN tools, 5S, Six SIGMA, etc.
Develops and implements cost improvement projects through operational efficiencies
Assists leadership teams in setting and measurement of actual performance against productivity standards
Provides oversight, guidance, and tracking while acting as a program manager for all internal projects

What you need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering
Lean Six Sigma Certification
Extensive previous experience in implementation of OE/CI projects in manufacturing and distribution environments
Proven experience with Lean Six Sigma experience to drive business results
10+ years’ industrial experience, site leadership position a plus
Qualified to train and utilize key Lean / Continuous Improvement disciplines (ie. Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Line Balancing, Visual Management, Lean Daily Management, 5S, Kanban, SMED, PFEP, TPM, Heijunka, Problem Solving, FMEA, etc.)
Outstanding facilitation and problem-solving skills
Must be self-directed, well organized and have good follow-up skills
Impact and influence skills and strong experience in change management
Demonstrated ability to lead without direct authority and to respond to changing environment
Extensive Project Management experience and proficiency in Microsoft Project
Able to mentor and facilitate lean culture change in an environment with varying acceptance
Excellent written and oral communication & presentation skills


An outstanding candidate may also have:
Master's degree in Science or Engineering
Experience in a site leadership position

Additional Information

Ability to organize time in order to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
Effective inter-personal relation skills, while maintaining the adaptability to achieve company goals


Information Technology


IT Software - System Programming

Type of emloyment

Full Time

Experience level


No of opening




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