Ref No.: 18-02028
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
CPI is hiring an experience Lean Coach on a contract basis for our client in downtown Phoenix, AZ.   All applicants to be US Citizens or at least hold a Green Card.
No third-party applicants will be considered!  If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.
  • Will work with multiple stakeholders to drive process improvement across the organization. 
  • Lead and mentor Lean projects.
  • Work with management to prioritize projects, define business needs and implement innovative solutions.
  • Help to determine costs, benefits and return on investments on short-term and long-term process changes. 
  • Will establish and execute a calendar of Kaizen events and projects that maximizes the leverage of Office of Continuous Improvement resources. 
  • Train, coach and mentor others at all organizational levels to apply Continuous Improvement methodologies to improve business processes and achieve Continuous Improvement objectives.
  • Facilitate learning of Lean systemic transformational principles through active coaching.
  • Lead and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Transfer knowledge to team members in the agency to build a continuous improvement culture and develop leader's transformational skills.
  • Support and mentor Office of Continuous Improvement coaches.
Background & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Operations Management, Engineering, or Business Administration and at least 15 years of relevant project management experience, demonstrating the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Extensive knowledge of structured process improvement and Lean management system frameworks.
  • Must have demonstrated Lean implementation experience.
  • Emphasis on ability to oversee a manufacturing or medical environment required.
  • Experience coaching all levels of management on specific organizational management system principles and practices.
  • Experience coaching and delivering presentations to a variety of audiences (executive, senior, and mid- level management).
  • Strong knowledge and experience coaching others to implement Continuous Improvement principles and methods through 1 on 1 coaching.
  • Experience in government is a plus.