Director, 0DOVER Learning & Development
Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue
of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components,
specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital
solutions, and support services through five operating segments:
Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification,
Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover
combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets
we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60
years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an
ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's
possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on
the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is
available at--- dovercorporation.com .--- Position Title : Director
of 0DOVER Learning & Development Position Summary: At its core,
this position will be responsible for people development focusing
on training, coaching, and behavior modeling. Success is defined in
terms of training, certification, candidates funnel, learning and
comprehension, successful certification, and business impact. This
role transcends applying operations improvement tools. It extends
to leadership development and business growth focusing on purpose,
strategy, organizational design, leadership, alignment, and
culture. Education and Talent certification will happen in the
classroom, virtual classrooms with heavy development in sponsoring
kaizen events, and implementing the 0Dover lean tools with the
candidates. This role will partner with other business units like
as HR, Talent Acquisition and OpCo executive leadership to ensure
priorities and areas of success. This significant role will develop
the operating companies' talent to implement the 0DOVER process and
special projects as company acquisitions. This position will also
be responsible for driving Transformational Processes through the
diligent use of Operational Excellence Tools and Methodologies.
This position requires a minimum of 50% travel. Key
Responsibilities, Knowledge, and Experience: Training and
--- Responsible for the development of the 0DOVER Sensei
certification process and Implementation.
--- Providing thought leadership for operational excellence, growth
& innovation, and leadership development topics via blogs, online
webinars, live streams, and other modern communication forums.
--- Develop and deliver training in 0DOVER standards for sites
kicking off formal and self-assessment processes; coaching
development of site certification roadmaps with a focus on
developing associate competencies through training and
--- Creation and maintenance of a visually managed, online training
and certification funnel with clear standard work for funnel
maintenance, coaching, and certification.
--- Partnering with other Dover functions and businesses to develop
and deliver a leadership training and coaching program focused on
skills for driving operational excellence.
--- Identifying and sourcing key training and experiential learning
partners (training providers, consulting companies, university
--- Responsible for creating a solid pipeline of candidates at
different levels of certification and creating a collaborative
environment between OpCos to share resources to accelerate the
0DOVER systematic implementation and enhance the company's
-- Other Responsibilities: --- --Creating and maintaining a 0DOVER
web site to serve as a hub for communicating across Dover's global
--- Driving the technology and adoption of online learning tools
that allow a global reach with minimal related travel expenses.
--- Working with OpCos and support functions to provide meaningful
recognition to top performers and successful certification
--- Utilize Design Thinking and Systems Thinking techniques to
drive meaningfully unique innovation in processes and products
across operations and engineering / R&D.
--- Provide an internal and external channel of communication for
Dover Operational Excellence through the hosting of internal
conferences and through speaking and facilitation engagements at
key industry events.
-- Skills and Experience Required: --- Experience defining Business
strategy, Policy Deployment, Daily Management and Kaizen
--- Ability to combine initiative, integrity and professional
discipline to accomplish difficult tasks in a collaborative manner
by working effectively with all levels of the organization.
--- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
--- Ability to make significant improvements in unstructured
--- Exceptional Training, Assessment and Coaching and Influencing
skills to successfully deploy Operational Excellence Model and
implement from start to finish effective Improvement Action Plans
to support facilities as they embark on their Lean Journeys.
--- Ability to engage with numerous plants to direct, train and
project manage all aspects of Operational Excellence.
--- Advanced Problem Solving and Negotiation skills, Ability to do
effective Problem Solving - able to define "Problem Statement",
engage, motivate and improve Operations across Manufacturing,
Supply Chain and supporting functions.
--- Experience in Value Stream / Process Mapping: Current, Future
and Ideal states.
--- Experience in leading and facilitating improvement initiatives
in both transactional and non-transactional environments with
emphasis in problem solving.
--- Subject Matter Expert in many of the Operational Excellence
--- Data driven: must be able to understand and explain business
metrics and performance variance.
--- Experience in Supply Chain Optimization: Fabrication,
Machining, Electronics and Plastic Injection Molding.
--- Manufacturing: Experienced in different Manufacturing
Strategies including Make to Stock, Configured to Order and
Engineering to Order.
--- Competent in Enterprise Resource Planning, Material
Requirements Planning and Manufacturing Execution Systems.
--- Superior organization, time-management and prioritization.
Demonstrated Project Management skills and ability to lead multiple
--- Modelling leadership behaviours and tool application by
developing and facilitating on-site "boot camps" that immediately
apply key learnings and provide business impact.
-- Candidate Qualifications: --- 10-15 years of progressive
leadership experience including Plant Management and / or
Operational Excellence roles in global organizations and multi-site
--- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience with
a strong technical affinity.
--- MBA desired.
--- Lean Manufacturing Certification.
--- Green Belt or Black Belt Certification desired.
--- Proficient in MS Office.
--- Demonstrated record of achievement in driving change management
across multi-site operation.
--- Proficient in reading and understanding business reports,
especially ERP and Financial Reports
--- Advanced MS Office, video conferencing, and website management
--- Train the Trainer or similar related teacher training
-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic
information, or any other factors prohibited by law. This position
may be located in:--Americas : United States : Illinois : Downers
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