Principle OpEx Leader in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

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Job ID: 30173BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Manufacturing Operational Excellence Leader in the OpEx Department at our Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Specialist level professional recognized subject matter expert in job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience leading difficult and complex cross-functional projects to drive improvements in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost and to deliver a desired result to the business.
• Manages large projects or processes with limited oversight from manager
• Coaches, reviews, delegates work and develops other professionals or teams.
• Collaborates and partners with Global Manufacturing OpEx teams to deploy lean six sigma and other continuous improvement methodologies consistently across the organization.
• Responsible for identifying, scoping and prioritizing improvement opportunities within assigned area of responsibility.
• Provides full project, analysis, and Lean Six Sigma consulting capabilities as needed.
• Leads cross-functional, complex continuous improvement initiatives that are critical to short and long-term strategic goals.
• Responsible for portfolio management and execution of assigned projects, including assigned black belt projects, and any Global Manufacturing projects.
• Ensure key stakeholder alignment and visibility of project expectations, progress, and results.
• Identifies barriers to project success and solicit help from program champions as needed.
• Provides lean and six sigma project (coaching) to project team members, Green Belts and Champions.
• Must provide field presence and support to establish relationships and to help create employee engagement.
• Participates in annual planning cycle to develop strategies and financial goals related to the overall business strategy.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

• Bachelor’s degree required - STEM preferred
• Minimum four (4) years’ experience in manufacturing
• Preferred ten (10) years’ experience in manufacturing
• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification is preferred. You will be required to become certified for this role.


"Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link

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