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Responsibilities

The Sr Consultant, Process Excellence will partner with select business areas; as required to deliver against targeted goals by providing continuous improvement transformation expertise (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, value stream mapping, standard work, coaching and development). The incumbent will be the subject matter expert in process, change management, and continuous improvement. The Sr Consultant, Process Excellence will be responsible for creating cross-functional relationships to ensure proper documentation and effective execution of improvement activity. This individual will work closely with corporate business partners and functional teams to support initiatives and facilitate adoption of process improvement solutions to include development of training and support of training classes and activities to support expected execution.

  • Plan, lead and manage Merchandising process improvement efforts, using existing process improvement methodologies, expertise, and disciplines, and creating new methodologies (where appropriate) to achieve business goals.
  • Identify and Support strategic and tactical execution of continuous improvement activity in support of improved performance for Merchandising processes.
  • Develop robust work plans, track activity completion, identify and raise issues as well as effectively remove roadblocks.
  • Create process maps - current/future - with insights from cross-functional team members, identify accountabilities then use this data to make recommendations to improve processes.
  • Meet with key stakeholders and other senior leaders to identify and assess process problems and/or opportunities and determine process improvement solutions.
  • Provide on time accurate status reports designed to track milestones, raise risks/issues, as well as provide transparency.
  • Facilitate cross functional meetings (internal and external), with various levels of the organization, designed to gain alignment and ensure consistent understanding.
  • Gain alignment of process improvements from leadership and create training materials to be used within the organization either by conducting the training themselves and/or providing a train the trainer session.
  • Create process repository with up-to-date processes and ensure they are updated on an as needed basis.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum five years’ experience and/or training
  • LEAN, Six Sigma certifications or related process methodologies, PMP Certification strongly preferred;

 

Other Information

  • Area of study in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management
  • Experience in Sales Operations, Sales Management, preferably in Retail.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Process and Continuous Improvement experience with a track record of implementing results on complex problems/projects
  • Demonstrated positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, influence leaders to change / adopt change, build trust and credibility quickly
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills:; Must be able to professionally represent and guide functional business units through the complete project lifecycle
  • Demonstrated facilitation, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Motivated self-starter and team player
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage work direction across a multitude of divisions and levels within the organization
  • Must be able to take a business issue/opportunity and develop appropriate approaches

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

How to Apply

 

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    Responsibilities

    The Sr Consultant, Process Excellence will partner with select business areas; as required to deliver against targeted goals by providing continuous improvement transformation expertise (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, value stream mapping, standard work, coaching and development). The incumbent will be the subject matter expert in process, change management, and continuous improvement. The Sr Consultant, Process Excellence will be responsible for creating cross-functional relationships to ensure proper documentation and effective execution of improvement activity. This individual will work closely with corporate business partners and functional teams to support initiatives and facilitate adoption of process improvement solutions to include development of training and support of training classes and activities to support expected execution.

    • Plan, lead and manage Merchandising process improvement efforts, using existing process improvement methodologies, expertise, and disciplines, and creating new methodologies (where appropriate) to achieve business goals.
    • Identify and Support strategic and tactical execution of continuous improvement activity in support of improved performance for Merchandising processes.
    • Develop robust work plans, track activity completion, identify and raise issues as well as effectively remove roadblocks.
    • Create process maps - current/future - with insights from cross-functional team members, identify accountabilities then use this data to make recommendations to improve processes.
    • Meet with key stakeholders and other senior leaders to identify and assess process problems and/or opportunities and determine process improvement solutions.
    • Provide on time accurate status reports designed to track milestones, raise risks/issues, as well as provide transparency.
    • Facilitate cross functional meetings (internal and external), with various levels of the organization, designed to gain alignment and ensure consistent understanding.
    • Gain alignment of process improvements from leadership and create training materials to be used within the organization either by conducting the training themselves and/or providing a train the trainer session.
    • Create process repository with up-to-date processes and ensure they are updated on an as needed basis.

    Qualifications

    Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

    • Minimum five years’ experience and/or training
    • LEAN, Six Sigma certifications or related process methodologies, PMP Certification strongly preferred;

     

    Other Information

    • Area of study in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management
    • Experience in Sales Operations, Sales Management, preferably in Retail.
    • Project Management experience.
    • Process and Continuous Improvement experience with a track record of implementing results on complex problems/projects
    • Demonstrated positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results
    • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, influence leaders to change / adopt change, build trust and credibility quickly
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills:; Must be able to professionally represent and guide functional business units through the complete project lifecycle
    • Demonstrated facilitation, problem solving and analytical skills
    • Motivated self-starter and team player
    • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage work direction across a multitude of divisions and levels within the organization
    • Must be able to take a business issue/opportunity and develop appropriate approaches

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

    Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

    How to Apply

     

    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Fair Chance Ordinance

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

    Read More Read Less

  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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