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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Pentair Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Bachelors Degree
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Pentair Overview

We are a global water, fluid, thermal management, and equipment protection partner with industry leading products, services, and solutions that fit your changing needs. We aim to deliver the adaptive, industry-leading solutions that help ensure a safer, healthier future for all. Pentair works at the very center of global commerce, providing critical inputs to a wide range of essential industries. From Filtration and Processing to Flow Management, and from Equipment Protection to Thermal Management, we apply the inventive thinking and disciplined execution to push the boundaries of what's possible. We bring to bear our extensive expertise through deep collaborative efforts, looking ahead to ensure the future of the world's most essential resources, equipment and infrastructure. Everything we do is driven by our passion to help people live better.

Business Unit Overview

Pentair s Valves & Controls business is a leading manufacturer and marketer of valves, actuators, and controls solutions, providing products, services and innovation for the most challenging applications throughout the energy and process industries. Whether our customers operate in the oil and gas, power, chemical and pharmaceutical, mining, marine, or food and beverage markets, we endeavor to deliver the highest quality products and value-added services that improve our customers' business efficiency.

Job Summary

Responsibilities and Duties
Work with Lean sponsors/team leader(s) to develop process improvement strategies
*Facilitate, Train and Lead Strategy Deployment Activity
*Lead change management activities (create transition plans from current to future state and execute)
*Lead / Develop Transformation Planning for targeted improvement areas
*Identify opportunities for improvement

*Train improvement teams in Lean transformation philosophy, approach, activity and appropriate transformation tools
*Create the right sponsorship to drive improvement activity
*Assess manufacturing, sourcing, business and SG&A process efficiency and performance
*Develop business cases and establish financial and non-financial project goals
*Lead projects through discovery, design and implementation
*Manage people and projects to ensure proper achievement of results
*Develop and execute capability building plans to achieve strategic goals
*Enterprise activity
*SQDCC focus (safety, quality, delivery, cost, cash)
*Business Process
*SG&A Activity / Process

Provide expertise to teams including
*Apply continuous improvement methods such as Six Sigma (DMAIC/DFSS), Lean, change execution and Behavior and Consequence management
*Lean principles of teamwork, methodology, business benefit, innovation and customer focus
*Subject matter expertise in Manufacturing, Sourcing or support functions (Quality, Technology)
*Lead transformational change and work on identifying greatest Lean opportunities across the Pentair
*Coordinate benchmarking and external analysis (Subject Matter Experts, Workshops, company visits, etc.)
*Identify and share best practices and external trends
*Teach and coach others in scientific problem solving and standardized work

Educate, communicate, and excite the organization on Lean
*Develop and lead communities of practice that promote best practice sharing across the site and within the division and corporation.
*Generate interest for Lean
*Develop and promote common Lean Methodology and Language across Pentair
*Provide leadership for PIMS knowledge management an.... ..This job description has been truncated.


With annual revenues of $7.5 billion and 30,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the globe, Pentair develops technologies to provide solutions for its customers in five key areas:

Energy -- applications and systems in mining, oil and gas, and power.

Food & Beverage -- solutions that help process food and beverages, and manage crop yields with pumps, hygienic valves, filters and controls.

Industrial – controls, engineering design services and water movement solutions that improve treatment and processes for chemical and pharmaceutical facilities.

Infrastructure -- complete water, wastewater and desalinization systems as well as products which protect networking and telecommunication systems equipment.

Residential & Commercial -- efficient, high-performance water and heating solutions for a wide range of applications including private residences, apartment buildings, agricultural, and light industrial.

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