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Specialist, Process Improvement (Closed)

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About the Opportunity
  • Accountable for leading process improvement initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Analyzing data and variable interdependencies, support defining project scope, develop action plans, and gaining all stakeholders’ agreement for proposed solutions
  • Plan and lead various meetings with project teams to develop, document and refine workflows to improve existing operations and processes
  • Document processes in formats that support staff training and communication
  • Analyze existing work practices, identify process improvement opportunities and establish clear productivity measures and targets which can be accurately tracked and reported.
  • Responsible for ensuring the appropriate internal controls are in place for any new processes or change to processes
  •  Develop and maintain a framework for documenting, diagnosing processes to achieve seamless integration across workflows developed by various working groups
  • Provide consultative and analytical process support to working groups and planning committees
  • Provide updates and presentations to planning committees and leadership teams
  • Drive results in implementation and maintenance by ensuring that best practices related to Lean management are incorporated into the processes for workflows
  •  Create, implement, and maintain structures that support continuous improvement throughout the organization
  • Actively monitor project risks to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address in advance
  • Liaise with all areas of the organization to collect information and share expertise
  • Collaborate regularly with other teams across the organization as necessary to support knowledge sharing and teamwork
  • Be a champion of organizational project
About You
  • Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, Green Belt (Black Belt preferred)
  • Formal training in Project Management, PMP certification preferred
  • Demonstrated experience of the whole project life cycle, able to operate effectively in the initial discovery stage, through to the implementation stage, and at each stage in between
  • Expert knowledge and proven capabilities to deliver on Process Improvement initiatives
  • Strong influencing skills with demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience as a Process/Continuous Improvement Specialist at an intermediate level in an energy, oil, utility or construction environment preferred
  • Change Management experience an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing cross-functional process maps, value stream maps, preparing reports to communicate recommendations, project status, and scheduled plans
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated expertise in group facilitation
  • Solid ability to create and maintain strong relationships across the organizational at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to synthesize complex or new ideas into clear messages
  • Ability to produce polished and professional documentation
  • Advanced problem-solving, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to foster a change environment and facilitate employees in embracing change

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #369966.
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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