• Simpler Consultant Summer Intern- 2020 Undergrad

    IBMDallas, TX 75219

    Job #1105494818

  • Introduction

    Simpler Consulting, an IBM Company, is looking for a Consultant Intern who has a deep interest in Lean and understands the importance of establishing continuous improvement as a "habit of the many versus a skill of the few".

    We need a passionate individual looking to join a team of high caliber, talented professionals, who can support the client's ongoing Lean transformation. In this role, you will work collaboratively with the Simpler team to embed principles/practices into the daily operations and culture of the site by providing support and coaching to the client's core team members.

    Job responsibilities may include:

    • Supporting the client in the planning, preparation, and implementation of Value Stream Analysis. This includes the ability to identify, collect, analyze, and present data to enable better decision making.

    • Completing detailed analytics to support the Rapid Improvement Event teams' pre- and post-event efforts. Teaching core team members on the standard data needed to ensure successful problem solving.

    • Supporting assigned clients in the adoption and implementation of improvement ideas into the daily operations and culture of the client site, preventing regression back to prior methods and beliefs.

    • Providing data analytic support and coaching in the collection and analysis of performance data and the tracking of key metrics and financial benefits.

    • Developing a relationship of trust, confidence, credibility, and commitment to the transformation process, the Simpler Business System®, and the Simpler team partnership.

    Requires:

    • Willingness to travel weekly to the assigned client location (note: when not on-site with a client you will work from a home-based office)

    • Behavioral ability to:

    o Demonstrate professional and personal maturity while working at a client site on a full-time basis

    o Engage as an independent professional and work alongside a range of professionals, from leadership to front line staff

    o Coach others as they learn and practice new skills

    o Deliver meaningful feedback with tact

    o Learn and apply new skills

    o Identify creative solutions to problems

    o Accept responsibility on behalf of the team

    o Reflect on self and redirect actions as needed (emotional maturity)

    o Adhere to schedules and meet deadlines

    Required Professional and Technical Expertise

    • Engineering or Business Degree in progress - Pursuing Bachelor's degree, Master's degree a plus

    • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques

    • Strong business acumen and an ability to communicate within various business settings and industries

    • Solid Microsoft Office skills, including exposure to SharePoint. Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills highly recommended

    *Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

    • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques in the healthcare industry (payer or provider)

    Required Education

    • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business or equivalent work experience working in a company that has implemented a Lean transformation

    *Preferred Education

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    *Eligibility Requirements

    • None

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    THIS IS AN INTERNSHIP POSITION AND ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE REGISTERED FULL TIME STUDENTS TO APPLY

    Simpler Consulting, an IBM Company, is looking for a Consultant Intern who has a deep interest in Lean and understands the importance of establishing continuous improvement as a "habit of the many versus a skill of the few".

    We need a passionate individual looking to join a team of high caliber, talented professionals, who can support the client's ongoing Lean transformation. In this role, you will work collaboratively with the Simpler team to embed principles/practices into the daily operations and culture of the site by providing support and coaching to the client's core team members.

    Job responsibilities may include :

    • Supporting the client in the planning, preparation, and implementation of Value Stream Analysis. This includes the ability to identify, collect, analyze, and present data to enable better decision making.

    • Completing detailed analytics to support the Rapid Improvement Event teams' pre- and post-event efforts. Teaching core team members on the standard data needed to ensure successful problem solving.

    • Supporting assigned clients in the adoption and implementation of improvement ideas into the daily operations and culture of the client site, preventing regression back to prior methods and beliefs.

    • Providing data analytic support and coaching in the collection and analysis of performance data and the tracking of key metrics and financial benefits.

    • Developing a relationship of trust, confidence, credibility, and commitment to the transformation process, the Simpler Business System®, and the Simpler team partnership.

    • Behavioral ability to:

    • Demonstrate professional and personal maturity while working at a client site on a full-time basis

    • Engage as an independent professional and work alongside a range of professionals, from leadership to front line staff

    • Coach others as they learn and practice new skills

    • Learn and apply new skills

    • Identify creative solutions to problems

    • Reflect on self and redirect actions as needed (emotional maturity)

    • Adhere to schedules and meet deadlines

    This is an Undergraduate internship only - graduate students do not apply.

    START DATES FOR THIS POSITION ARE IN MAY 2020

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Engineering or Business Degree in progress - Pursuing Bachelor's degree, Master's degree a plus

    • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques

    • Strong business acumen and an ability to communicate within various business settings and industries

    Solid Microsoft Office skills, including exposure to SharePoint. Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills highly recommended

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Advanced Excel skills

    • Knowledge and application of Toyota Production System principles, tools, and techniques in the healthcare industry (payer or provider).

    About Business Unit

    IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world's most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

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    Location Statement

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