Ameren Continuous Improvement Engagement Mgr in St. Louis, Missouri
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About The Position
The Continuous Improvement (Engagement) Manager is responsible for directing and supporting the day to day operation of the Lean Continuous Improvement Process, working with business line personnel in integrating the Lean Process throughout the Ameren businesses, diagnosing the key areas for productivity improvement, prioritizing potential continuous improvement projects, overseeing the implementation of these projects, coaching and training continuous improvement personnel in the application of improvement efforts, and reporting the progress of improvement efforts to site leadership.
Key responsibilities include:
Partner with business leaders to become the trusted advisor for performance improvement.
Help leaders develop and deploy the business line's functional strategy, in alignment with enterprise objectives, throughout their organization.
In conjunction with business partners, develop, manage, and execute the CI engagement plan for the business, including targeted results, problems to solve, and deployment and increasing maturity of the CI management system within the organization.
Lead significant transformation efforts as program manager, CI leader, or both.
Coach and develop business partners through the entire CI system, including process design and management, performance improvement, leader standard work, and change management.
Participate with other CI team members to develop and improve the Ameren CI System, including standards, training, and other related materials
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University required. Bachelor’s degree in an analytical discipline (e.g., engineering, science, business) preferred. Master's degree in an analytical discipline from an accredited University preferred. Seven years of total experience required (for example, CI, engineering, operations, finance, supply chain, project management), including three or more years of experience in facilitating and leading Lean, Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, or Continuous Improvement efforts required. Experience in multiple functional areas and/or industries preferred. Previous supervisory or high-level team/project leadership experience required. Previous experience in Lean, Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, or Continuous Improvement deployment or business transformation preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel required. Proven ability to manage large projects required. Proven ability to analyze complex data required. Basic knowledge of Lean Continuous Improvement techniques required for Levels I and II; thorough knowledge of Lean Continuous Improvement techniques required for Levels III and IV. A demonstrated ability to build trust with teams and influence leaders is preferred for Levels I and II, and is required for Levels III and IV.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.
Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.
Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.
Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.
Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2045 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit Ameren.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3228409-1&h=4163191186&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ameren.com%2F&a=Ameren.com) , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , Facebook.com/AmerenCorp , or LinkedIn.com/company/Ameren .
Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.