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Lean Innovation Champion - Minneapolis, MN

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Mortenson

Minneapolis, MN 55405
Design & Creative
13 Jun 2019
Annual Salary

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002… …What are you waiting for? The Big Picture: Mortenson is currently seeking a Lean Innovation Champion in Minneapolis, MN. The Lean Innovation Champion will drive improvement in Mortenson's Business Services Groups (HR, Finance, Information Technology Systems (ITS), Risk Management, Legal, etc.) This position will also have overall responsibility for our Business Process Management (BPM) initiative, and will have the ability to shape and advance the way we do business.


Responsibilities: Partner with Business Service Group leaders to define performance indicators, diagnose opportunities, and define improvements to the Groups' operations.Facilitate execution of these improvements by developing formal charters and measurement plans, maintaining leadership alignment, understanding and engaging stakeholders, organizing and advising on required initiative resources and participants, planning, organizing and facilitating improvement activities, developing and executing organizational change management plans, and effectively implementing new processes and solutions.Lead through influence and personal relationships to generate and maintain momentum on improvement initiatives through sustainable implementation of the desired future state.Partner with Information Technology specialists to understand how technology solutions can support business process improvement and collaborate to select the right solutions to address the improvement opportunity.


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.Minimum 5 years of work experience.Experience as an internal or external continuous improvement resource or consultant working in the business services environment.Experience, coursework or certification in Lean, Six Sigma, Project Management (e.g. PMP), or Operational Excellence is preferred.Experience developing an improvement agenda, and defining, planning and executing specific improvement initiatives.Experience as an internal consultant, coach, facilitator and driver of improvements. Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Continuous Improvement Consultant

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