Quality and Business Excellence Manager

We are...

Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, is the global leader in lighting building on 125+ years of innovations. Our purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We are proud to be ahead of the game in the Internet of Things and on track to be carbon neutral by 2020. We learn through disruptive challenges and our performance is powered through our diverse teams. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems, and data-enabled services transform people's lives in homes, buildings, and public spaces.

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This role is part of the Business Transformation Team . Its responsibilities are at the heart of Process Excellence, so aspiring for standardization, transformation, and Business Excellence must be in your DNA. As a key member of the Business Transformation team, this role will be instrumental in elevating the scope/position of Business Transformation in driving process and portfolio excellence. This role will have high visibility and present to senior stakeholders, executive leaders.

Together we can...

  • Promote a culture of organizational excellence by working with business leaders/process owners to establish the proper controls over processes and by standardizing processes
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture within the organization. Run the Continuous Improvement Board
  • Manage the Business Transformation/Technology Program portfolio and review for quality of execution, recognition of business value, and sustainability of results
  • Put a program portfolio cadence in place with regular reporting, exec level dashboards - Portfolio Program Management
  • Lead the competency/capability development through Lean/Six Sigma trainings and certification with total quality management
You are...
  • Minimum of a Bachelors/Undergrad degree. MBA/MS is preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience within Quality, Process/Business Excellence/Business Transformation or related.
  • Six Sigma/Lean/EFQM equivalent certifications are preferred.
  • Expert in presentation skills. Project/Program Management Execution Discipline.
  • Portfolio Management discipline. Must have experience running and managing transformation programs with a structured project management discipline
  • Process re-engineering, planning, analyzing and evaluating process
  • Maturity assessments of competency and strategizing/executing on improvements
  • Results oriented. Must be comfortable working in a matrix environment where the individual must rely on their influencing skills
Signify is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Signify is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Policy: Signify North America Corporation ("Signify") will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Signify, or (c) consistent with Signify's legal duty to furnish information.

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