Operational Excellence Lead-Multiple Locations
About SyngentaSyngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. About This JobWe are recruiting for Operational Excellence Consultants. Operational Excellence plays a critical role for Syngenta as it helps our teams to find answers to their most pressing questions. Come and join our team of internal experts and consultants with a proven track record of delivering improvement initiatives and transformation projects around the globe. You will work in project teams with different Syngenta business functions and support business and operational development, transformation, and improvement activities. Please note this position will require commitment to travel throughout the region. Accountabilities Become a member of a global Center of Operational Excellence, develop a high proficiency in the Syngenta Operational Excellence methodology and act as an expert in the techniques and approach.
Build Operational Excellence capability in Syngenta by leading initiatives that use the methodology in high priority company projects and target areas.
Coach Syngenta leaders, teams and colleagues to develop their knowledge and capability to use Operational Excellence in their own areas.
Play an active role in the Operational Excellence community, drive the development of capabilities and improve the Operational Excellence methodology.Skills:
Essential Knowledge & Experience: Fluent in English, any additional language will be highly beneficial
Proven record in the application of project and program management methodologies
Change and/or operational management experience
Experienced stakeholder management skills as well as dealing with ambiguity
Expert practitioner knowledge of operational excellence philosophy and methodologies Preferred Knowledge & Experience
Data and process driven
Strong capability to develop, coach & teach others in delivering change
Master's degree Qualifications
10 years ofrecent applicable operational excellence experience
Professional operational excellence qualifications such as: Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Shingo philosophy trained,and Lean Office & Manufacturing SpecialistAdditional information
This role can be located in: Minnetonka, MN or Greensboro, NC or Durham, NC RTP
Full time/ Permanent
Relocation support is provided
Must be able to work legally, without visa support in US
Travel up to 40%