Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a
leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of
high-performance coatings systems. With over a 150-year heritage in
the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing
high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by
market-leading technology and customer service.
Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at
the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative
coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and
appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's
productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint
of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47
customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows
the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries.
Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force
and technical support organization, as well as through
approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The
Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its
success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer
relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.
Axalta operates its business in two operating segments:
Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end
markets, including: Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and
Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North
America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
The Six Sigma Lean Advisor will support improvements to business
performance using continuous improvement tools and Lean
methodologies across multiple units and functions. The Six Sigma
Lean Advisor will properly manage the current and future operations
capability in Axalta North America versus the known customer demand
and product portfolio and insure that there is adequater capacity
and capability to support the business plan.
This role entails the following skill sets:
1.Using a capacity model to assess the current utilization of
capacity and identify potential gaps that can affect the overall
service and delivery to our customers.
2.Developing a capacity model as needed to address voids in the
3.Interacting with Product Managers, Operations, Supply Chain,
and Demand Management to develop the best data and determine plans
and outcomes to address the identified gaps.
4.Extracting data from Enterprise systems (SAP) and formula
systems (TIPS) as inputs to the capacity model.
5.Leading cross functional teams that execute product
transitions from site to site in order to address capability
6.Navigating complex product portfolios consisting of several
thousand SKUs and product formulations. Can characterize portfolios
by Product Family and relate these to Process equipment.
7.Comfortable with "best available data" to make decisions - can
operate with "directionally correct" data and forecasts.
8.Working with discounted cashflow analysis to develop economics
9.Estimating cycle times and labor requirements using production
data sources for groups of products.
- Bachelor's degree required in the field of Industrial, Chemical
- Minimum 5+ years' work experience (at least 2 years with
Process Improvement project leadership).
- Successful completion of background check, physical and drug
screening is required
- Supply Chain, Logistics, and/or Quality work experience(s)
- Lean Certification highly desired.
- Demonstrated team leadership experience, serving as a change
agent to drive continuous improvement
- Demonstrated collabrating across multie business units.
- Prior experience effectively leading change, building, and
implementing multi-site improvement plans.
- Capability to perform basic statistical analysis
- SAP knowledge a plus
- Experience with facilitating Lean training events or Kaizen
- Demonstrated Lean project experience.
- Ability to travel domestically (20%+).
Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any
candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting
agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred
providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees
to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating
Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with
which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective
candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the
recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.