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Director of Operational Excellence - Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - (19124896)

Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Location: Kenner
Posted on: November 29, 2019

Job Description:

Here's To Your Journey with Sheraton At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we've got on property and off. When guests stay with us, it's not just a room with a bed that they're buying. It's an experience. We're looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton. The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, located at 500 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130 is currently hiring a Director of Operational Excellenc. Responsibilities include: Manages innovative business process improvements resulting in measurable financial and/or customer loyalty gains by applying the Six Sigma methodology in his/her assigned area of responsibility (total hotel).Engages in specialized training in the methodology and tools used to set and accomplish specific goals for a project, Leads Project Team by mobilizing the team members and others in the organization to accomplish the aggressive goals specified in its Project Charter. Manages multiple projects and their related resouces each year. Partners with others to overcome barriers, and coaches/trains team members in the methodology used to set and accomplish goals for a project. Serves as the Sustainability Specialist during projects and will be the subject expert to further improve business results at the conclusion of such project. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience 4-year bachelor''s degree in Business, Hospitality or related field. Preferred Advanced degree. Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Supporting Progress Toward Excellence Manages innovative business process improvements resulting in measurable financial and/or customer loyalty gains by applying the Six Sigma methodology in his/her assigned area of responsibility (total hotel). Serves as the Sustainability Specialist during projects and will be the subject expert to further improve business results at the conclusion of such project.. Partners with the GM and Executive Committee to refine and update the Project Team Charters including problem statements, goals (financial, customer, process), project scope, staffing Team Members (usually assigned part-time to the team), and scheduling. Plays primary role in selecting Team Members. Engages in specialized training in the methodology and tools used to set and accomplish specific goals for a project, Leads Project Team by mobilizing the team members and others in the organization to accomplish the aggressive goals specified in its Project Charter. Accomplishes the Project Team's goals by applying the DMAIC methodology (including Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) and tools, including measurement and statistical analysis tools, and process improvement techniques. Plans and schedules Project Team Member assignments and meetings; designs and facilitates productive team meetings; and manages project activities outside of team meetings. Maintains project on schedule, keeps GM and Executive Committee informed of progress and problems, and attempts to break down barriers to success of the project. Leads Project Teams and allocates resources such as own time and that of team members to highest priorities (uses time wisely). Creates motivated and high-involvement Project Teams by using active listening skills, stimulating innovation, and providing clear direction and performance rewards/ recognition. Coaches and trains Team Members in using DMAIC and team skills. Manages multiple projects and their related resouces each year. Partners with others to overcome barriers, and coaches/trains team members in the methodology used to set and accomplish goals for a project. Serves as the voice of the Project Team with Executive Committee and as the point of contact between their Team and rest of the property. Acts as Six Sigma zealot, enthusiastically spreading knowledge about the methods and project successes. Assures that the approved project improvements are successfully implemented before Project Team disbands. Applies performance management and review practices to Project Team Members and contributes to their regular performance evaluation. Provides training to leaders on continuous improvement methodology and formal problem solving techniques, enabling departments to drive better business results as measured by the balance score card. To apply now, go to: https://jobs.marriott.com/marriott/jobs/19124896?%3Flang=en-us/ Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others. Visit www.marriott.com/careers to learn more about our workplace culture and career opportunities. Chat, engage and follow us on social media. www.facebook.com/marriottjobsandcareers http://www.instagram.com/marriottcareers @lifeatmarriott on Snapchat So, we ask, where will your journey take you? - Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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