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With more than 2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries.Focused on enabling end:to:end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000retail locations and most automotivemanufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre:sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, partssupply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.
We're large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.
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The Continuous Improvement Lead drives a culture of Business Excellence through the design and implementation of major projects that result in financial benefit and/or improved customer satisfaction. This role will provide the expertise and leadership needed to drive continuous improvement in CDK. By working closely with the senior leadership team this role will serve as change agents, internal consultants and mentors. Interaction with leadership should stimulate thinking by posing new ways of doing things, challenge conventional wisdom and demonstrate successful application of new LSS methodologies. This role will report tothe Director, Continuous Improvementand have high visibility to senior management levels.
:Work independently to complete projects as assigned, by both mentoring as well as driving individual projects to successful execution and appropriate use of LSS tools.
:Contribute to the design, development and update of the Continuous Improvement methodology (incl. methods and tools, Reference Guide, training material).
:Facilitate meetings with management to review and examine pipeline and projects progress.
:Provide project, methodology, and tool support to the organization.
:Find application opportunities for Lean Six Sigma strategy and tools.
:Serve as a change agent promoting the use of Lean Six Sigma methodology.
:Develop strong working relationships with management at all levels.
Continuous Improvement Project Management/Leadership
:Demonstrated financial achievement through the deployment and the implementation of LSS tools.
:Strong coaching skills with a minimum of 3:5 years of effectively leading large, complex programs with significant change impact across organizational boundaries and across multiple sites.
:A fluent and highly articulate communicator with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
:Mentored Green/Yellow for project support, methodology and tool usage.
:Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with functional business leaders, subject matter experts and peers to support project goal, timeline and resource plans.
Business Acumen and Influence skills
:Ability to collaborate and drive difficult decisions among business partners
:Strong understanding of business process mapping; application of these principles to solving complex business problems
:Analytically driven; fluent with data:driven analysis and performance metrics including data visualizations for Executive and Leadership presentations
:Strong written and verbal communication skills
:Strong Financial acumen
:Bachelor's degree in related field (Finance, Business Management, Information Systems, etc.); or the equivalent in education and PMO experience; MB
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 82410782 chicago