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Director, Solar Lean Deployment

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Missouri - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 04/05/2011
Company Name SunEdison
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The Director, Solar Lean Deployment will identify, support and drive Lean improvement opportunities that will enhance MEMC’s performance across the solar business. This role will direct efforts in driving Lean performance improvement and facilitate cultural integration of Lean to achieve targeted business results.

  • Lead and drive MEMC Lean activities at all Sites, manufacturing and non-manufacturing. 
  • Facilitate projects to reduce waste, improve cycle time, increase working capital turns, improve margin and achieve on time delivery. 
  • Support management in identifying key improvement priorities to enhance Site and MEMC performance in the eyes of all stakeholders 
  • Lead the site’s Continuous Improvement activities and develop the local management and training delivery support 
  • Facilitate key improvement activities through Kaizens 
  • Creative and proactive contributor to the department management teams 
  • Continually develop herself/ himself and Site coaches 
  • Work closely with local Lean champions to introduce and sustain a MEMC Lean Culture 

    • Ensure Lean methods and tools are understood, accepted and implemented at assigned locations 
    • Provide subject matter expertise on Lean tools on-site. 
  • Create and manage infrastructure to provide training and coaching to site improvement teams and personnel 
  • Prepare training packages, train and coach site employees on the use of techniques and principles of Lean Manufacturing 
  • Ensure and track the results and means to achieve the improvement action plan • Support regional and local external partners to train and develop employees on Lean methods and tools • Provide specialist expertise to the MEMC Community 
  • Support cross-region or company improvement programs and audits 
  • Identify and implement best practices

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