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Capability Improvement Specialst
Category: Banking
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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Capability Improvement Specialst

**Position Summary**

The primary purpose of the role is to identify and implement process improvement activities across the enterprise utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma methodologies. This individual will lead the effort to assess where the customer experience may be improved, gains in productivity can be achieved, cost reductions can be realized, and waste can be removed throughout the business units via optimization of current processes and the execution of the re-designed process. Using LEAN/Six Sigma disciplines, existing processes will be examined end-to-end and lean facilitation will be utilized to assist individuals and teams in a solution approach to be tested and ultimately implemented with standard work documented. Efficiencies may come in the form of improvement in support of business infrastructure needs, procurement of new business opportunities, or optimization of current processes.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Support the development, prioritization and execution of continuous improvement projects utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma methodologies for all process improvements.

+ Assist in the development of key performance metrics and assist businesses in establishing efficient ways to track data in a meaningful way.

+ Facilitate cross functional improvements teams following DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) roadmap and/or Lean A3 Methodology.

+ Communicate gaps in process designs and implementations to upper management.

+ Ability to create business process models, change management procedures, and business process re-engineering transformational processes.

+ Lead development of value stream mapping, process, and data analysis techniques.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to cultivate support, lead change, and drive acceptance at all levels of the organization.

+ Team player that works well collaboratively to implement change.

+ Self-driven, self-managed, energetic, passionate, and motivated with the ability to work independently to deliver results.

+ Strategic, disciplined, and organized with the ability to establish and manage goal delivery.

+ Strong coaching, mentoring, and facilitation skills. Must have facilitated Kaizen events and/or similar change management processes.

+ Adaptable and agile, can conform to shifting priorities and demands as the organizational landscape changes.

**Education and/or Experience**

+ BS/BA Degree (four year) from an accredited university/college

+ 3 to 5 years' experience in process improvement role

**Computer Skills**

+ MS Office programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

+ Project Management software

**Certificates, Licenses, Registrations**

o Green Belt Six Sigma/Black Belt Preferred

**Other Qualifications (including physical requirements)**

o Strong oral and written communication skills.

o Strong organizational, problem solving, and planning skills with the ability to set priorities.

o Must possess excellent telephone and customer service skills.

**About Simmons Bank**

For over 110 years, we've been dedicated to helping people and businesses achieve their financial goals. Today, Simmons Bank has approximately $9.1 billion in assets along with 2,000 associates located in 96 communities throughout Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri and Kansas. We're growing! In fact, Fortune magazine recently listed Simmons as the 59th fastest growing company in the U.S. Our growth has led to some amazing career opportunities. There's never been a better time to join our team - a team dedicated to working together, high integrity, passion for all we do, and a commitment to high performance and personal and professional growth. If these cornerstones of company culture appeal to you, let's talk!

**Equal Employment Opportunity Information**

Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of equal employment with respect to a person's race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, covered veterans, military status, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected classifications. Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to Affirmative Action Programs consisting of results-oriented procedures to ensure equal employment opportunities. These programs require positive action in lieu of neutral non-discrimination and merit hiring/performance policies.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact Corporate Human Resources at 870.541.1137 or.

**Requisition ID** _2018-3104_

**Position Type** _Full Time_

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