Program Manager - Data Governance & Process Improvement

Program Manager - Data Governance & Process Improvement

Job Description:    

          Join the Business Intelligence and Analytics team to help lead our Data Governance and Process Improvement efforts to the next level. Report directly to the VP leading the team.


Use DMAIC methodologies to make dramatic improvements in key business processes. Define the problems, measure the current process by collecting data, analyze the relevant data, optimize the process and control the process output. Help our team reduce defects and maximize data quality. Additionally, apply Lean Manufacturing principles to remove process steps that provide no value to the customer and reduce waste.

Set the strategy for a Six Sigma project implementation. Work with executive leadership, to select and prioritize projects to ensure work aligns with strategic goals. Create project plans and guide team members, including others to complete projects in a timely manner. Trains other team members on how to use Six Sigma tools and techniques, such as control charts, histograms and a root cause analysis.

Skills and Competencies
Three to five years of experience leading Six Sigma projects. Demonstrated proficiency with statistical and process management software, such as Minitab/SPSS, and flow charting software or process mapping software, such as Igrafx. Information Technology, business analysis and process initiatives rely on the expertise of Black Belt certified project leaders to produce measurable productivity gains. Black Belt personnel typically demonstrate proven team leadership skills and the ability to influence others at all levels of an organization. In many cases, jobs require extensive travel.

Required Experience and Education
Successful candidates will have extensive experience in business environments. Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.  Prefer a Master's degree and completed Black Belt training and certification to lead projects, train and coach other personnel and complete problem-solving projects. Strive to enable organizations to become more self-sufficient and self-sustaining in process improvement endeavors.