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Factory of the Future Program Leader

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Job ID WIC04752 Date posted 10/15/2020 Location : Region - North America


The Factory of the Future Program Leader will drive the automation and shop floor analytics solution prioritization and deployment for the Protein Group and will work with CPS Operations leaders to begin scaling solutions and developing group specific Factory of the Future strategies. In this role you will prioritize resources, measure progress and drive accountability and a sense of urgency in the business while leading a working group of practitioners to provide cross functional leadership, implement change and ensure execution of enabling processes.


Collaborate with the business leadership team to define program objectives to shape the roadmap of transformation initiatives and prioritize based on strategic, financial and organizational criteria, driving action to ensure established goals are met.

Champion change and look to improve processes by systematizing simplicity, agility, and sensible risk taking.

Understand strategy and supporting projects in order to recommend resource prioritization that advances the business to its strategy and performance goals.

Facilitate strategic prioritization reviews with senior leaders, ensuring tradeoffs are understood and appropriate decisions are made.

Create and lead a cross functional team to deploy, execute and govern portfolio processes across the business and facilitate informative and actionable portfolio reviews across the group to remove impediments and prioritize opportunities.

Responsible for the deployment and continuous improvement of portfolio and project management and accelerated continuous improvement practices aligned with company standard framework and guidelines.

You will provide expert consultative guidance for and initiate strategic long-range goals and objectives. You may provide direction to lower-level team members and be a key contributor.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

In-depth knowledge of project management methodology, project delivery process and portfolio management

Confirmed experience influencing senior leaders and move decisions to actions

Ability to lead cross-functional teams providing leadership, coaching and mentorship to all level of the organization

Minimum of eight years of related work experience

Other minimum qualifications may apply


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