(client name redacted) is looking for people that are as passionate about technology as they are about changing the way technology is developed and brought to market. The Tick-Tock Initiatives exploring new ways to bring industry changing technologies to market faster, without sacrificing the robust quality, safety and security standards (client name redacted) is known for. We are gathering a team of problem-solvers and change agents to drive speed and agility into technology development at (client name redacted). This team will drive the development and adoption of an accelerated, iterative, lean, approach to technology and product development. This focused team will create a new product development process architecture (based on Agile and lean principles) to enable at least 30% reduction in time to-market.
As we seek to extend agile methods used in software product development to industrial products, you will lead multiple demonstrations of this new product development process. We work in a collaborative environment with the various (client name redacted) businesses to deploy improvements across the enterprise. You will also be hands-on in the use of novel tools, and the creation of standard documentation and training materials that we can deploy across (client name redacted) Enterprise Platforms.
You will identify and remove roadblocks in functional systems and work-flows
You will explore and establish new benchmarks for accelerating decision-making and simplifying approvals
Collaborate with teams from various functions (legal, finance, quality, supply chain) across the organization to examine the product development life-cycle and find opportunities to move faster
Lead Value Stream Mapping sessions and collaborate with other team members to implement recommendations
Employ all manners of creative problem solving in order to re-engineer slow and complex processes that are nevertheless crucial for product success
Increase collaboration and innovation by introducing methods and techniques that promote adaptability and flexibility
Display leadership as formative member of a fledgling community that will drive cultural change in the way we develop our products and technologies
Communicate and present your ideas, and partner at multiple levels of the organization to deploy novel solutions
Confirmed experience implementing Agile processes in both technology and industrial environments, with a track record of implementing successful lean and quality improvement projects.
Solid knowledge of lean product development, Agile principles and practices (Scrum and Kanban), and proven ability to transfer this understanding at all levels of the organization. Experience in leading Kaizen events including value stream mapping and in coaching teams in Agile methods and practices, is highly desirable
Broad experience with SAFe, CA Agile Central (Rally), Pivotal Tracker, or similar Agile tools and methods
Possess a diverse perspective and a differentiated approach to problem solving and thinking about the future of how products and technology can be developed
Superlative interpersonal skills, both in-person, and virtually, and an ability to actively facilitate coordination with multiple remote teams
An unreasonable combination of optimism, patience, teamwork, technical expertise, and dreams to make a difference
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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