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EMEA Process Improvement Manager

ŁÓDŹ, Lodzkie, PL, 90-127

EMEA Process Improvement Manager

Łódź, Poland

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Lead process discipline programs in accordance with methodologies such as process deep dive lifecycle or process disciplines using agreed McCormick format/ templates and methodologies.
  • Incorporate and adhere to stage gate process in all initiatives assigned.
  • Use Data Analytics, Metrics and RCA process to drive out waste, help determine standards, as well as supporting process efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Partner, support and collaborate with the RPA team through detailed process and risk analysis of proposed processes for automation
  • Advocate and deliver against quality control in the form for quality assurance programs as designed.
  • Drive the BPL side of the Central Capabilities service catalogue.
  • Cover duties from a global perspective (US/ EMEA at present) and that of a wider Central Capabilities nature as appropriate and determined. 
  • In conjunction, alignment and partnership with the business owner perform and facilitate sessions such as Kaizen Blitz, Ideation Sessions, RCA, Sprint, etc
  • Support GE teams in their visual management journey in respect of either roll out or effectiveness programs.
  • Maintain and manage any session logs, scheduling and PI updates to respective teams 
  • Own the physical delivery and training for Process Improvement, RCA training, and any potential others as/ when they are determined.
  • Align with PI counterparts and work as ‘one team’ with fluid output of one PI methodology globally.
  • Work in conjunction and collaboration with the wider Central Capabilities team.
  • Champion and maintain all avenues of process discipline communication tools and forums to include key updates, insights and outputs of Process Discipline. 
  • Build network of Process professionals both internally as well as externally. Look for new ideas and innovation that can continuously improve our internal processes within Central Capabilities. 
  • Build and maintain strong influential business partnerships both within Global Enablement and Broader McCormick.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: 

  • BA/BS degree in business, finance, or another relevant field OR sufficient experience in lieu of degree.
  • Fluent English is essential, any additional language will be an asset.
  • Extensive experience in process improvement and facilitation.
  • Experience in process automation experience will be an advantage.
  • Process design experience is a must.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience working internationally, and in a matrixed organization.
  • Experience working with customers to develop solutions to complex, global business problems.

Excellent relationship management, written and verbal skills

  • Excellent presentation delivery, and ability to deliver complex messages in a simplified and easily understandable approach/language.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and detailed problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle confidential material
  • Ability to exercise judgment, take initiative and work with various levels of employees
  • Excellent customer relationship management (with understanding of business culture) - including communication, change management and ability to influence and adjust at any level or the organization
  • Leadership experience of teams that are diverse, global, cross -functional, and cross- cultural.
  • Ability to set and deliver against agreed deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/skills at the same time
  • Strong technical aptitude and systems acumen, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.