VMware Process Excellence Lead in Palo Alto, California

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver complex re-engineering and simplification / standardization / optimization of identified global cross-functional processes resulting in a significant return on investment for VMware

  • Coordinate work effort in partnership with a team of local or remote SMEs (functional / operations) and Lean Six Sigma trained resources to support the delivery of projects

  • Actively participate and contribute to the development of a metrics driven culture across the function using production management tools and techniques

  • Active participation in development of Process Excellence Community and culture through active involvement in a variety of workshops, forums and training sessions related to Lean Six Sigma and other Process Excellence concepts and practices

  • Play the role of a change agent to help institutionalize Lean Six Sigma across the organization, constantly seeking, sharing & implementing best practices

  • Deliver training on process optimization concepts, Lean & Six Sigma (basic and advanced) including yellow and /or green belt training

  • Collaborate with internal process re-engineering teams to ensure commonality of approach, methods and tools and consistency of advice and solutions; Coach project teams on effective usage of process optimization concepts, Lean & Six Sigma and achievement of tangible business results

  • Mentoring and coaching a number of new Green and Yellow belt trainees including sign off for accreditation purposes where appropriate

  • Take ownership of full automation application development and deliver the expected solution in time and at the expected quality. Have excellent analytical skills, knowledge of solid programming principles and broad knowledge of technologies and programming languages. Have the ability to design automated process applications and functionalities based on the business description.


  • Training and Certification from a reputed company in Continuous/Process Improvement related methods and tools including but not limited to Design Thinking, Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, Predictive Modeling & Simulation, Business Process Modeling.

  • Robotic process automation knowledge and /or experience desired.

  • Technical/Bachelor’s Degree in field of Engineering or Computer Sciences; Masters or MBA is desirable

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