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Leader, Continuous Improvement

Job Description

Job summary:
The Continuous Improvement (CI) Leader will deploy CEMEX Continuous Improvement program to all levels of the business using an integrated approach that includes training (on-the-job and classroom), Mentoring, Coaching and Certifying (Leaders and Workforce). 

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Teach, mentor and certify employees to the CEMEX CI standard 
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement within the business area 
  • Lead, manage and document improvement activities for the business area 
  • Coordinate with other CI leaders to leverage solutions across business and functional boundaries 
  • Identify and track financials for CI activities within the business area - Continue to develop CI skill level within CEMEX
  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Business related field 
  • Black Belt Certified and/or equivalent Lean Certification preferred 
  • 10 years professional work experience, with at least 5 years within the Continuous Improvement function

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience in successful application of Lean and Six Sigma Methods 
  • Experience teaching, mentoring and coaching others in Continuous Improvement 
  • Demonstrate work experience deploying Lean methods 
  • Virtual team leadership 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Able to motivate others 
  • Has a Continuous Improvement passion and mindset 
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Working conditions:
  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment
  • Potentially hot, cold, dusty, etc 
  • Ability to travel domestically 50% or more

Physical requirements:
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors  

EEO/AA Statement 
CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or activities which it operates.

En Espanol
CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 17000664
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Leader, Continuous Improvement

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