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Program Manager - Consulting Business Process Specialist (Manufacturing Operations)

Job Description

The Program Office Consulting Business Process Specialist will implement strategic direction, oversee a portfolio of projects, and lead specific projects within the SI EP NA business segment. Efforts will contribute to the overall targets for Safety, Quality, Delivery Reliability, Productivity, Inventory and Sales Growth as outlined by leadership team. The Business Process Specialist will influence and work closely with module leaders in manufacturing operations, engineering, product management, procurement, supply-chain (internal and external). The Consulting Business Process Specialist is expected to influence and contribute to the development of the strategic plans to optimize operations and related business processes.

Responsibilities include the following:
- Organize and lead periodic project meetings and review for projects
- Organize and lead benchmarking activities to determine gaps and potential short- and long-term improvements
- Consolidate project reporting into comprehensive summaries and related these results to business segment performance.
- Integrate projects under the program office into other key pillars such as lean, digitalization, customer focus and employee development.
- Work with other departments especially financial controlling to measure and track project’s targets and costs with financial acumen.
- Set and regularly adjust project targets based on business conditions, estimated savings/costs and measured results.
- Assist EP NA managers & leaders, attend project meetings, regularly assess progress, resource planning and assist in achieving team goals.
- Assess and recommend project resource for EP NA programs ensuring that project stay on track thru application of appropriate resources.
- Support business segment and sites in the LRBP, ABP and Forecasting process by providing estimates and targets.
- Communicate projects status and drive synergy cross sites with similar needs/operating conditions.
- Contribute to the broader Siemens continuous improvement by communicating and promoting success or lessons learned to accelerate overall organization performance
- Develop consulting competencies in key areas where Consulting Business Process Specialist demonstrates and teaches techniques, methods to other within EP.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. BS Degree required, Engineering preferred.
2. Strong operations and technical background with minimum 5 - 8 years experience in manufacturing operations and/or manufacturing engineering.
3. Demonstrated project management excellence with large scale programs.
4. Strong business acumen and understanding of operational financial principles
5. Strong leadership and influencing skills with all levels – hourly employees to Executive Management.
6. Outstanding written and oral presentation/communication skills.
7. Strong MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio)
8. Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
9. Demonstrated Lean, Continuous Improvement and/or Six Sigma background.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Master’s in engineering management or Business Administration (MSEM, MBA).
2. Certified Project Manager or Program Portfolio Manager.
3. Certified Continuous Improvement Capabilities – Lean, Six Sigma (DFSS, DMAIC),
4. Exposure and application of digital methods to initiate and execute streamlining in all processes and support systems (manufacturing, design, transactional)
5. Experience in strategic planning and deployment (Hoshin Kanri).
6. Experience with large scale business/engineering systems (ERP, Data Analytics, MOM/MES, …) and the associated integration/ operations execution.
7. Over ten years manufacturing/operations background in multiple roles and business environments.
8. Market exposure to industrial markets served by Siemens SI EP.
9. Experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) and/or mature product cost optimization techniques.
10. This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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