12/03 Divya Talwar
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Flipkart - Manager/Specialist - Lean (3-9 yrs)

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai Job Code: 674415

Job Description :

- Responsible for driving the continuous improvement initiatives / projects and people/knowledge development for the assigned engagements.

Purpose :

- Works with teams to create and deliver value across the various Supply Chain assets

- Creates flow through entire value stream through cross-functional collaboration

- Develops a problem-solving culture where problems are made visible and fixed at the root cause

- Engages in relentless pursuit of continuous improvement to create best-in-class supply chain asset

- Focuses on immediate actions and waste reduction

- Creates learning organization

Key Deliverables :

- Lean implementation

- Model Hub/Warehouse development

- Setup and drive Lean Maturity Certification of Hub/Warehouse Pan-India

- Horizontal Deployment of Lean practices

- Yellow Belt / Green Belt project mentoring

- Imparting Lean training programs across the assets

- Buddy-up with operations to develop Lean Champions

- Driving asset-specific improvement initiatives People

- Effectively collaborates cross-functionally assigned region and between peers

- Encourages people to expose problems and stays with them to implement true solutions

- Uses continuous coaching and dialogue to empower people to solve their own problems

- Builds future PE leaders

- Supports organizational learning Process

- Understands how to recognize and articulate the implications of change or actions throughout the entire value stream (wing-to-wing systems impact)

- Goes frequently to Gemba / the work site to understand and solve problems where they live, with the people who live with the problems every day

- Understands not to be complacent with the current process

- Practices and teaches fundamental of lean problem solving (PDCA) to find problems, define them, fix them and keep them from coming back

- Supports and leverages process for sharing best practices.

Education & Certifications :

- Experience with Lean and Six Sigma: ideally experience both working in a world-class organization and some experience building a function in a division or start-up company

- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification required [Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred]

- Fluent in Lean fundamentals: (e.g.) Lean Principles, Lean Leadership, Lean Tools, Kaizen and Hoshin- Kanri (Deployment Planning)

- Fluent in Six Sigma Methodology

- Green or Brown Field Start up experience a plus (must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, creating structure and working in an fast-paced ever changing environment

- BS /BE/B-Tech degree or better (Engineering, applied Statistics, etc. preferred)

Skills :

- Understanding of Supply Chain knowledge

- Deep Understanding of the City Logistics Processes and Operations

- Ability to communicate effectively in visual, oral and written form.

- Motivation to up-skill in domain, concepts, principles, practices and techniques.

- Demonstrated people leadership and management expertise.

- Demonstrated success in delivery of change management.

- Demonstrated coaching expertise.

- Project Management expertise

- Environment is client focused; high volume; with a continuous improvement philosophy.

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