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Lean Business Leader - Performance Excellence - Cabarrus

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Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 19515
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343103-Performance Excellence
Location: AH Cabarrus - Admin - Operations - 920 Church St N


Location: Concord, NC

Job Summary

Partners with senior leaders, physicians. and department leaders to drive breakthrough improvements in operational quality and efficiency. Serves as a mentor and developer of all positions within the department. Emphasis will be placed on Lean Strategy development; the deployment of Lean methodology; change management; and problem solving.

Essential Functions

  • Supports leadership to implement Lean strategy deployment and process improvement for assigned areas within Atrium. Implements a change management culture to all levels of the assigned organization.
  • Leads large scale process improvement and change management implementations using advanced Lean tools and methods.
  • Facilitates change through leading by influence
  • Coaches mid-level and senior executives on Lean leadership and manages culture change throughout the assigned organization.
  • Facilitate strategy development with executive stakeholders.


Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting reaching. Must lift a minimum of 15 pounds’ shoulder high. Must have intact sense of sight and hearing. Must be mobile within the entire System.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Extensive experience in Lean methods, tools, strategies and philosophies
  • 3 to 10 years experience in facilitating Lean Transformation
  • Operations management experience
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Significant experience in VSMs and Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen events), A3 thinking, Managing for Daily Improvement, 5S, Visual Management and Standard Work
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and team facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management
  • Strong capability in data analytics, and ability to utilize data for problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Strong preference for industrial engineering background