10 August 2006

May Take A Bit Longer To Find a New Job . . .

Lean Sensei / Program Manager

Key Role:

Maintain responsibility for overall program management in building a continuous process improvement program and standardized Lean implementation model for a large multi-functional organization. Work with organizations to re-design non-technical business processes. Manage smaller projects or segments of larger projects. Assist a business development team with writing and presenting proposals for moderately large or complex projects. Work in moderate to heavy contact with mid- and senior-level executives at the client. Apply proven project management skills. Support practice development initiatives and supervise and review the work of junior personnel.

Functional/Industry Knowledge:

-5 years of experience with direct program management directly related to CPI

-Experience as a general manager, plant manager, or an equivalent managerial position, including profit and loss responsibilities in leading a Lean conversion in a large, multi-functional organization

-Experience with commercial and DoD work

-Knowledge of all aspects of CPI tools, including Lean, TOC, Six Sigma, CCPM, DFT, and Quality

-Knowledge of Toyota production system tools with application outside of the automotive industry

-Ability to show examples of successful and sustained Lean implementation, including value stream analysis, Kaizen, formal Lean training and alignment assessments

-Possession of Master Black Belt or Master Sensei status <---

Education/Certifications or equivalent required:

BA or BS degree in a related field required


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Actual job description from a Norfolk based firm.
Back when I was active as a Progammer we only had to whip the machines into shape.

the jokes practically write themselves:
  • Q: What do I gotta do to get a job around here !?!??
  • A: Around here, anger is a weapon only to one's opponent.


Roy said...

They want a Program Manager with a Master Black Belt.

I'm confused.

Egyptoid said...

well I'm old.

I assumed the job description was written in English.

months later I found out why they were laughing at me.

I was still speaking Eighties English.

see here: