Operational Excellence Expert

E.ON - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)3.5

In your role as Operational Excellence Expert you will be part of shaping and delivering Operational Excellence (OE) across the EC&R group. You will report to the Head of Operational Excellence North America and you will actively support the Renewables business in developing a performance improvement culture which is "second to none".


Lead or participate in improvement initiatives and provide expert problem solving support
Actively lead and support the roll-out of Operational Excellence across the organisation across different regions in North America
Build full buy-in of line managers at every step of the process by identifying and actively removing barriers to change
Build Operational Excellence capabilities across the organisation: train, coach and support colleagues at multiple levels
Deliver impact for EC&R through the application of Operational Excellence
Ensure the correct use of group standards
Carry out Operational Excellence audits to assess progress and drive improvements
Contribute to communications and community building events, actively network with peers from the Operational Community and promote best practice sharing within E.ON
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration, engineering, or science; Masters Degree preferred
At least 2 years of relevant experience in implementing Operational Excellence / Lean Management
Experience in leading projects across departmental or business borders
Experience in the ‘Renewables’ industry or other engineering backgrounds is a plus
Hands-on experience of training and coaching others to support the development of new skills
A solution-orientated and analytical individual, dedicated to finding pragmatic/simple solutions to complex problems
Strong communication and relationship management skills, able to influence others without direct authority
A high level of social competence, ability to work in different cultures and diverse environments
Flexibility and willingness to travel (up to 80% travel required)
Fluent in English, additional languages welcome
At a glance
Reference no: 81499 Employment Type: Regular/Exempt
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E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.
E.ON Climate and Renewables
E.ON is a leading global renewable player and has invested over 10 bn Euro in the renewables business. We play a leading role in the development of the renewables industry worldwide and currently operate over 5 GW of renewable capacity. We plan to expand this portfolio by 2.4 GW until 2020. We focus on onshore, offshore and photovoltaic business in Europe and North America.

This means we employ a highly diverse range of talents. Engineers, project managers, business developers, HR professionals - our business is home to all these and more, dedicating themselves to generating energy from onshore and offshore wind technology, photovoltaic.

E.ON Climate & Renewables is responsible for E.ON Group’s global activities in industrial-scale renewables.