Air Liquide USA LLC Business Improvement Manager in Houston, Texas

Job Description

The Manager of Business Improvement will work closely with the General Manager of Balazs and the Balazs sites to drive business improvement practices and projects across the organization with the objective of standardizing the way we do business while improving customer satisfaction. This includes a robust understanding of Lean manufacturing /Six Sigma principles, operational excellence, the establishment of critical business health metrics and driving organizational/culture change in order to improve turnaround time and OTD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to identify and eliminate the causes of turnaround time and OTD challenges
  • Map business critical processes throughout Balazs and standardize processes across multiple sites
  • Establish the vision and strategy around analytical improvements throughout the business
  • Work closely with the GM to establish the critical KPIs, lean process flow of projects vs. routine analysis and capacity capabilities throughout the business
  • Maintain, develop and track dashboards to drive business improvement
  • Drive business improvement projects across the sites and sit on the digital transformation council representing Balazs
  • Utilize data to establish improvement project deck and ensure projects are being worked across all entities and functions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a technical science
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in Business Improvement Programs/Project management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with Lean Six Sigma principles and concepts
  • Knowledge and exposure to business process mapping and data analytics such as SPC
  • Experience achieving excellent performance by utilizing influencing skills
  • Must have excellent business acumen and understand capacity, pricing and cost modeling
  • Must have a robust understanding of operations and lean flow through a operational site
  • Must be able to work with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must be able to travel 35% of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt or Black Belt Certification

Requisition Number: 9166

Job Title: Business Improvement Manager

Area of Interest: Process Improvement

Country: U.S.

City: Houston

State / Province: Texas