General Electric Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader in Sacramento, California
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The Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader will partner with operating teams to improve process capability & reduce costs associated with process variation. Drive the proper quality control & continuous improvement culture across the organization. Focus on improvements to ensure that all processes and products are executed with the appropriate level of quality for our customers.
As the Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader, you will:
Share your comprehensive knowledge of Quality Control & Continuous Improvement underlying principles, approaches and methodology at all levels of the organization
Lead improvement projects with a goal of enhanced performance
Develop proper rigor and lead the operating rhythms to ensure progress on resolution of non-conformances
Identify comprehensive Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) improvement plan and drive COPQ reductions with teams
Develop templates and training programs to improve QC and CI skills across the organization
Implement a framework to coach teams in timely and accurate non-conformance resolution to prevent reoccurrences of issues
Embed structured and robust processes to identify, analyze, and resolve non-conformances
Demonstrate and coach teams in the understanding and practical applications of QC / CI tools and methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, RCA, 8D, etc)
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Quality Control / Continuous Improvement
Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt or equivalent quality certification
Certified Six Sigma (DMAIC or DFSS) or equivalent quality certification and Lean experience
Working knowledge of QC / CI tools
Demonstrated leadership skills in a matrix environment
Demonstrated project management, organization, and planning skills
Experience leading groups / people and influence at all levels of the organization
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Strong change management skills
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
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