About the Role
As a Lean Six Sigma Consultant, you will be specifically responsible for the development and facilitation of the business transformation strategy for the wider business and clients. This includes facilitating management teams through analysis of their value streams; selection and prioritisation of focus areas; business case development and delivery of improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma techniques.
The role will require you to develop plans in support of our clients' improvement ambitions. You will also be required to lead and support strategic projects; delivering outputs on time, within budget and without compromising on quality. The role will also require you to drive standardisation and improvements over longer periods of time.
You will also be expected to deliver measurable cost reductions as a result of deploying Lean Six Sigma tools both directly and indirectly through training delivery and coaching to other colleagues and/or teams in the business.
Key responsibilities for this job: Knowledge and experience required: Desirable qualifications:
Lead the definition and delivery of business improvement projects through the application of Lean Six Sigma principles to eliminate waste.
Assist with the definition of potential projects to support the future growth of the business by identifying, quantifying and comparing potential projects, and playing an active role in the prioritization process.
Actively identify potential risks & issues relating to the delivery of projects and manage a resolution process in a timely manner, only escalating major issues.
Act as a lean facilitator by supporting various stakeholders of improvement projects and make sure that the change happens.
Manage individual work-packages in support of larger initiatives and programmes.
Creation and upkeep of documentation including; "As-Is" and "To-Be" Process Maps, Operational Definitions, User Work Instructions and supporting project documentation.
Deliver training and provide mentoring support in Yellow Belt, Root Cause Analysis, 5S, Kaizen and workshop facilitation techniques, while being an example of best practice for others.
A track record of delivering business improvement projects at Green Belt Level.
Experience of working with and influencing stakeholders at all levels.
Demonstrated experience with quality systems including Lean, Lean Start-up and Six Sigma.
Demonstrated experience working to Agile principles and practices to deliver incremental improvements.
Demonstrated project and process delivery skills, including accurate project planning, milestone delivery, project resource management, and effective status updates.
Practical experience with statistical packages such as Minitab, SPSS or similar.
The ability to take innovative solutions from initial visioning to final deployment utilising Lean Start-up approaches and using Adapt and Learn practices.
Be a self-starter who can work autonomously but also be able to collaborate effectively with teams of various shapes and sizes.
Be an analytical thinker.
Have strong proficiency and experience in gathering, understanding and mapping specific business requirements to product features.
Develop social connections and communicate with emotional intelligence.
Have excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
Be able to follow a prescribed structure of proven principles and practices when appropriate.
Have an entrepreneurial mind-set.
Be passionate about customer-centricity and digital transformation.
Demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative and drive.
Have an aptitude for solving complex problems and generating solutions.
Be open minded and embrace new ideas.
Have the confidence to express an opinion, even if it’s unpopular or challenges the current status quo.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
BSc degree or higher in any subject covering Engineering, Mathematics, Business or Social Science.
About the Company
Pullstream is a London, UK, based company that provides business process automation and digital transformation through technology to its clients. You will work remotely until the CV19 situation settles and then may be required to work from the office as and when it is established.
Other Relevant information
Although your standard working hours are: 8:30am 5:30pm Monday
- Saturday, your times will be flexible strictly governed by client needs and project deadlines.
Expect the flexibility to extend into weekends as necessary.