Continuous Improvement Leader

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Job Title: Continuous Improvement Leader

Location - Pune (Kharadi)


About the Role: 

You are a Continuous Improvement professional with a minimum of 12-17 years of experience in leading and implementing global projects.  You have driven large-scale independent Black Belt Lean Six Sigma and digital transformation projects across geographies. You have experience and knowledge of working in an international setting across time zones. You value self-dependency and reliability as much as we do and appreciate working in the diverse culture of a global company. 


Role Responsibilities:

  1. You would be responsible for executing global strategic improvement initiatives/projects that drive organizational growth, enhance workforce capability, and demonstrate breakthrough & continual improvements. 

  1. Articulate client value proposition to drive high-value outcomes for their businesses. 

  1. Collaborate with senior executive stakeholders (VP/EVPs) to identify, initiate, and steer projects towards successful outcomes. 

  1. Identify process inefficiencies and propose solutions to improve the process through structured methodologies. 

  1. Motivate and lead large cross-sections of the organization through the CI journey. 


Experience, Skills & Qualifications:


  1. Bachelor’s or Master's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer/ IT engineering, or a comparable degree program 
  2. Mandatory Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification 
  3. Mandatory high-level exposure to RPA, Process Mining & other emerging technologies, and the ability to drive digital transformation projects effectively 
  4. Excellent leadership and communication skills with extensive experience in managing a high-performance team and delivering large-scale improvement projects. 
  5. A Thought leader with knowledge of the latest continuous improvement practices and industry trends with strong business & financial acumen 


 What we would appreciate: 


  1. Certifications digital transformation domain (preferred, but not mandatory) 
  2. Process optimization experience 
  3. Impeccable reporting and management skills 



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