Speed/ Lean supervisor
Current Living Spaces Employees: Please apply via your internal Workday Account.
Living Spaces is a growing home furnishing brand and we continue to open new locations. We know in order to stay current with the times and trends, we have to perpetually update our look and selection. What has truly sustained our growth - from 1 to over 20 locations, from 100 employees to over 2,000, from a humble home furnishings store to a widely recognized and respected lifestyle brand - are the talented individuals who have taken us there. We are looking for innovative, driven, and passionate professionals to join our team so we can reach even greater heights together.
We believe that a great team member experience leads to an even better guest experience. That is why we place a huge emphasis on building a great culture within our teams. Our ideal candidate will have natural talent: meaning, they possess the capacity and commitment, along with an openness to being coached around skills that will ensure they delight and exceed the expectations of our guests in all areas of Living Spaces business. We also believe in our team members taking ownership of their performance and how that contributes to the overall success of their role.
Position Summary SPEED Supervisor DC Operations
Must Have Lean experience / Preferable certification or Belt with Lean
Vision and Values:
•This SPEED Supervisor Operating Summary provides clear direction to optimize "SOP Best Practice" to ensure day-to-day planning and performance indicators are within Scope of our key objectives to be the Best in Class in all of our markets.
Summary: Provide guidance and development support for SPEED (continuous improvement) projects within facility operations, promoting understanding, tracking and applications of SPEED SOP Principles.
•Coordinates SOP initiatives at the facility and trains associates, driving continuance improvement.
•Ensures that training teams are established within the DC and are implementing SOP's, techniques and best practices matching to requirements.
•Makes implementation and results a top priority and regularly updates the DC's implementation plan.
•Provides effective change management, leadership, and optimization in implementing the corporate Strategy across the Facility.
•Provides a high level of technical and operational recommendations in meeting measurable objectives, product quality and customer service goals.
•Ensures on-going education of all employees within SOP Standards.
•Promotes all SOP to be within Compliance and drive Continuous Learning environment
•They will facilitate and manage SPEED activities and Audits, to ensure on-time completion and report results
•They will implement communication tools to foster an environment and improve culture
•Participating in SPEED improvements events, cross functional
•Strong communication skills. Must be able to work closely with others to collaborate on completion of common goals.
•Assist in the development of SOP's specifically focused on facility processes.
•Ensures the development of a robust SPEED Future State Strategy to be implemented at the DC.
•Works with DC management on SPEED process projects using tools and metrics.
•Ensures the development of a robust Lean Future State Strategy to be implemented at the DC. Leads and guides Lean initiatives within the DC. Works with DC management on Lean process projects using lean tools and metrics. Assists in the development of a Lean Strategy to be implemented
•Ensures that teams are established at the location and are implementing Lean principles, techniques, and methodologies according to corporate requirements. Technologies and methodologies include Value Steam Mapping and Value Added Processes
•Makes implementation and results a top priority and regularly updates the DC's Lean implementation plan. Empowers every employee in the DC through positive reinforcement of Lean.
•Develop visual controls and signage to reinforce processes, provide metrics.
•Participating in Lean improvements events, cross functional
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