US Houston: Continuous Improvement Spec - Lead Continuous Spec

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

 

Job Overview:

Under general supervision, responsible for facilitating continuous improvement work sessions, that lead teams through rapid improvement events to address strategic projects or value stream initiatives.

 

Job Duties:

  • Executes analytical approaches and applies proven structured process improvement techniques in support of overall workshop or production cell.
  • Leads efforts for establishing and sustaining improvement processes supporting a frontline leader and the associated work group.
  • Leads small teams to address local Hoshin projects or issues.
  • Provides a structured process to align the goals of the company (Strategy), with business’ (PSLs, functional groups, geographies) plans (Breakthrough Objectives/Tactics) and the work performed in operations (Action).
  • Optimizes processes using understood and deployed Continuous Improvement (Lean) fundamentals within a work cell for efficiency and customer satisfaction. Lean is defined as a philosophy of creating a work culture that empowers individuals to relentlessly pursue waste elimination driving continuous improvement and maximizing customer value.
  • Supports value-added idea generation throughout the work cell/work group at Gemba (The place where real action occurs and where the value-added activities take place. A philosophy that reminds management to go and see the needs and support the work where it happens) to promote a Continuous Improvement (Lean) culture.
  • Trains groups to promote a Continuous Improvement (Lean) culture and develop Continuous Improvement (Lean) competencies.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering or similar discipline required.
  • 3 years’ experience in operations, manufacturing, or quality.
  • The ability to partner with and influence senior level leadership.

 

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and /or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available Continuous Improvement Specialist up to a Sr. Continuous Improvement Specialist.

 

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

 

Location

14524 Heathrow Forrest Pkwy, Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

 

Job Details

Requisition Number: 79114  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


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