PDS Tech Inc Manufacturing Productivity Software Implementation Change Agent in Fort Worth, Texas
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Manufacturing Productivity Software Implementation Change Agent, in Fort Worth, TX.
The Manufacturing Productivity Software Change Agent will work with the Operational Excellence, Manufacturing, and Information Technology teams to drive implementation and adoption efforts for a newly developed shop floor scheduling application.
Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities
Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support and maximize adoption of the shop floor scheduling application and minimize resistance. Coach managers and supervisors in use of the application and ensure user readiness.
Support training efforts
Train end users on features and use of the application. Provide front line technical support for basic usability questions.
Support application enhancement efforts
Work with end users to collect usability issues, consolidate/investigate data locations and uses for application enhancements, and work with manufacturing leaders and the application development team to provide input on application feature definition. Track and report any issues with adoption and enhancement efforts.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial preferred), Sciences, Technology, Business, or related field
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in continuous improvement or change management
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in supporting or managing manufacturing operations
Experience in the development and/or adoption of new digital productivity tools is preferred
Lean methodology certificates and/or training preferred
Demonstrated analytical and practical problem solving/process improvement experience.
Must be a team player and be able to work collaboratively with and through others.
High intellectual horsepower to bring together concepts, data, and manufacturing practices quickly
Effective communicator with demonstrated abilities to pull teams together
Effective presenter with demonstrated experience pulling together concepts and solutions in a succinct and clear manner
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere
Familiarity with the Lean Manufacturing a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.