Performance Improvement Manager, OPB

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
18 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23280BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Performance Improvement Manager in our Operating Plant Business organization with the position being located in Cranberry Township, PA.

In this position, a Performance Improvement Manager can expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Responsible for ensuring implementation of Performance improvement processes and corrective action program in Westinghouse Operating Plant Business.
  • Proactively collaborate with the product lines and corporate center to drive and deliver on performance improvements.
  • Ensure implementation of the corrective action program in compliance with regulations, procedures and best practices.
  • Drive the tracking and use of quality and performance data (including KPIs, BSCs, COPQ) and trending to identify, propose and implement quality improvements to meet Westinghouse objectives and ensuring customer satisfaction. 
  • Effectively organize, direct, coordinate, engage and motivate a professional staff.
  • Manage resource planning to ensure appropriate staffing levels for function within area of responsibility.
  • Ensure staff is appropriately trained and qualified in accordance with regulations and standards, as well as the Westinghouse and customer requirements.
  • Develop enhanced expertise and skills across staff (e.g. performance improvements skills; corrective action program knowledge such as screeners, causal analysis).
  • Ensure continual review of corrective action program
  • Provide expert guidance in the sustained use of PI tools
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business analytics, operations management, or related discipline.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge related to corrective action program and principles, identifying and leading performance improvement projects and efforts, and leadership ability in managing professionals.
  • Quality assurance experience
  • Nuclear experience
  • Understanding of full elements of Continuous Improvement (CI) processes including modern CI techniques to include lean manufacturing, six sigma, Human performance, material flow management, systematic approach to improvement. 
  • Ability to interface effectively internationally (Ability to understand and communicate in French, German, Spanish or Swedish will be a plus)
  • Minimum Green Belt certification required.  Master Black Belt or Black Belt Preferred.
Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation.

Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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