Director of Lean Initiatives
Job Description Summary:
The Director of Lean Initiatives is responsible for facilitating and supporting the development of Lean initiatives for Miami University. The position partners with university leaders and cross-functional departmental staff trained in Lean principles to build a continuous improvement culture and to improve processes underlying university operations and services to make them more efficient and effective. The incumbent will be a mentor, coach, and the University’s resident expert in the application of Lean technology, tools and techniques as well as other continuous improvement methods. The Director of Lean Initiatives also serves as an ambassador for continuous improvement with other organizations and institutions of higher education and is responsible for broadly communicating the benefits and outcomes of the University’s Lean initiatives.
- Employee Development: Maintains and improves the certification and training programs that support employee development in Lean principles and their roles as university change makers.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering required.
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