Senior Manager/ Manager – Lean Transformation (Blend of Manufacturing & services), Bengaluru/ Gurugram



Senior Manager – Lean Transformation.

12-17 years of overall experience of which at least 12 years of experience in driving independent Black belt six sigma projects and lean transformation projects from manufacturing and services background.

Manager - Lean Transformation

10-12 years (Manager Level) of overall experience of which at least 8 years of experience in driving independent Black belt six sigma projects and lean transformation projects from manufacturing and services background.

Location: Bengaluru/ Gurgaon.

Roles and responsibilities:

Principal Accountabilities: 

• Work closely with the Head of Transformation, BU’s , Support Functional heads, Business Owners and Program managers to drive OpEx 

• Accountable for delivering the operational excellence benefit component of the overall OIP programme (~10 to 15 X Budgeted cost)

• Collaborate with other BU COO’s to drive consistency across the program, share best practice, and build common capability 

• Create capability within the organisation on lean transformation to begin with and establish operational excellence as a core competency in our teams by the time OIP has completed 

Principal Duties/Responsibilities: 

• Identify opportunities for OpEx to be implemented to derive material benefit for the organisation.

• Ensure business cases are thoroughly researched and syndicated 

• Deliver OpEx projects within the divisional portfolio on time, to scope and within budget 

• Ensure the organisation OpEx methodology, tools, technologies and thinking is embedded in this program and in BU Operations 

• Create and deliver a communications plan which builds a deep and wide understanding of OpEx across the division 

• Collaborate with other BU’s / Peer experts /Global teams to maximize benefit realization 

• Identify and grow potential OpEx Internal resource and evangelists. Hire where none exists and Increase the Pool of quality improvement Catalysts across the organisation

• Operate as an exemplar to constructively challenge the organization to constantly improve operational capability and performance 

• Coach senior leaders and across levels within the division on the application of OpEx. Target is to train more than 20% of the work force on OpEx Initiatives in Year 1, 50% in Yr 2 & more than 80% in Yr 3


• Lean Six Sigma expertise, experience of large and complex lean projects and track record of significant delivery 

• Knowledge of OpEx/Lean methodologies and personal history of applying them to deliver business benefits within an organisation.

• Deep Understanding of Tools and its Implementations on ground

• Knowledge of process automation / Robotic Process automation / digitization techniques and technologies 

• Experience and knowledge of working in a global services organization (a Blend of Manufacturing & services is the desired profile) 

• Ability to influence senior stakeholders and communicate well at all levels, delivery to suit audience 

• Ability to structure, analyse and present complex ideas and data, as well as resolve complex problems 

• Ability to work with 3rd party consultancies to deliver results 

• Able to determine options, prioritise and make decisions that drive programme and organisational agenda forward but which also focus on ‘doing the right thing’ 

• Able to motivate and lead large cross-sections of the organisation through the OpEx journey

• Ability to operate effectively whilst under considerable pressure 

Essential skills required:

Education / professional qualifications:

Engineering background (REC/NIT/IIT etc) and MBA Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt from Reputed Organisations / ASQ

Prior Experience:

12-17 years (AD level)/ 11-13 years (Manager Level) of overall experience of which at least 8-12 years of experience in driving independent Black belt six sigma projects and lean transformation projects from manufacturing and services background.

Technical skills:

• Must have done at least 5-10 Black Belt Projects and over 20-25 Green Belt projects

• Should have excellent knowledge and experience of running lean projects

• Should have done Quality & Business Excellence roles in large capacity

• Expertise in other world class technology like EFQM 

• Experience of building value stream maps and ability to use tools like Igraphic

• Understands offerings like Customer Operations/ Information Technology/ Finance and Accounting/ Networks/ Human Resource Services. 

Behavioral / team skills:

• Excellent communication skills

• Good Management and employee interface 

• People management skills with demonstrated ability to build a transparent and cohesive team

• Hands on experience in managing process delivery, emphasis on “People and Process Management”.


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