Director, Continuous Improvement (based at SEMASS EfW facility)

Covanta Energy West Wareham, MA
About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today's most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is not often that a role comes along providing you with the opportunity to play a pivotal role in a groundbreaking event. Covanta has embarked on its Continuous Improvement journey and we are seeking high potential A-players to help create and implement the CI strategy from ground zero. As an experienced Lean Six Sigma practitioner with a history of leading change, you will want to be a part of the team that will set the foundation for Covanta's Continuous Improvement initiative.

The Director of Continuous Improvement will lead and direct the implementation of structured improvement processes to ensure strategic, operational and tactical improvements are realized throughout the organization. The position will insure improvement projects directly improve EBITDA and follow rigorous/thoughtful change management discipline to insure all stakeholder needs are managed appropriately. Scope will include both transformational and incremental improvement projects in the following areas: Margin enhancement, Facility operations, Asset Management, Maintenance Management, Ash and Metals Recovery, Plant On-stream, Regulatory constraint management, Waste dumping/handling cycle times, and back office operations. Multi-plant, international experience a must, knowledge of M&A also required.