Continuous Improvement Global Process Leader

Meggitt Training Systems   •  

Rockmart, GA

15+ years

Posted 240 days ago

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Continuous Improvement Global Process Leader

Job Designation

The Continuous Improvement Global Process Leader will be accountable for driving acceleration of Meggitt Production System (MPS) to achieve top quartile sustainable business results across the Strategic Business Unit (SBU) or Function, while keeping MPS deployment fully aligned with Global MPS Leader and within all SBU functions. Will manage business operations and supply chain

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure that MPS deployment has direct impact on SBU’s or Function’s business results
  • Prioritize and lead the execution of SBU strategic priorities (including Inventory focus, Margin Expansion, MPS maturity) working closely with the SBU President, SBU Operations Leader, Group Function Leader and the rest of the SBU senior leadership team
  • Build systemic MPS capability across SBU/Function leadership (cross-functional) and accountable for capability building across the Sites within SBU/s (using learning and development plans)
  • Support SBU Leadership, Site Leaders, Site MPS Leaders, and Site Function Leaders through coaching, advising, and training
  • Capture leading practices from across Meggitt and SBU and the sharing & application within SBU/Function 
  • Support MPS development of tools and methods including Organization Design (OD) tools, Lean Management Systems, Six Sigma, and Lean & Waste elimination approaches key to MPS system effectiveness through benchmarking leading global companies
  • Serve as primary leader and manager of MPS talent within SBU/Function fully aligned with Meggitt talent management process – coaching & mentoring resources, effectively utilizing resources while actively engaging with the MPS community
  • Determine the MPS Exit plans (including maturity gaps) for Sites and SBU/ Function, and accountable for driving deployment plans to schedule (delivering process & results) across the Sites and functional areas

Job Specifications

Required:   Bachelor's Degree in engineering, industrial, supply chain management or equivalent technical field would be advantageous or equivalent experience                 

Preferred:   Master's Degree  or MBA or equivalent experience                    

Required:   15+ years of experience in  leading Business and Manufacturing / Maintenance Repair Operations (MRO) site’s operations or equivalent at a large Fortune 500/ FTSE 250 company

Preferred:   5+ years of experience in Operating System Development and Deployment, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma/DMAIC methodology at a large Fortune 500/ FTSE 250 company


  • Must have demonstrated experience deploying such systems at a large industrial (preferably Aerospace) Company (Fortune 500/FTSE 250) and has seen though maturity phases and several stages of excellence
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing/sourcing transitions management
  • Additional experience in one or more of the following is preferred: Organization Design (OD)/ Organizational Effectiveness (OE) toolset and methodology; Program Management (PM), Engineering design & development and New Product Introduction (NPI); Strategic Sales and Marketing (SSM)
  • Lean Expert level Certification (or Black Belt) equivalent is required and Lean Master/ Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification is a plus
  • Program/Project Management certification preferred
  • Superior written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate the implementation of significant changes in a large organization
  • Clear understanding of the linkages of demand through production and distribution
  • Track record of driving solutions to assigned tasks utilizing a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning as well as tactical execution road map development
  • Skill in supervising to include delegating responsibility, training and evaluating performance
  • Strong conflict management, decision making, analytical, research, and team building skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project) or similar project tool (s)