Continuous Improvement Project Leader -Value Stream

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 78470

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.    

Salary Range: $ 101,600 - $ 160,900 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  


PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

This is an important role in the centralized performance improvement group responsible for setting policy, establishing, and implementing continuous improvement initiatives throughout PSEG’s End-to-End value streams (i.e. high level processes). Works with management and businesses associates to address the Company’s business value stream issues. Project initiatives include cost management, performance efficiency, process development, ownership/alignment, and other operational initiatives, in addition to include large-scale transformational projects focused on supporting the company’s core business results.

This position is intended to play an integral role in the SAP upgrade/replacement project, eventually driving the process & operational excellence maturity of a value stream once the company has moved to the new system.

Job Responsibilities

Delivers business and value stream solutions that will enable the company to maintain its high performance, business leadership position in Operational Excellence, Financial Strength, and Disciplined Investment.

Independently leads complex cross functional process improvement teams, and their project sponsors, through key phases of change and process improvement project management (e.g. DMAIC, ADKAR, PDCA). Independently facilitates sessions (e.g. meetings, workshops) for project chartering, ideal state brainstorming, current state process mapping, root cause analysis, solution brainstorming, future state process control system mapping and development, implementation planning and 30-60-90 implementation tracking. Project manages and/or coaches trained business resources through Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Events, Lean Six Sigma projects, Root Cause Analysis, and Change Management efforts.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • 7 years of demonstrated experience in process development, performance efficiency, continuous improvement or equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of value stream management and value streams.
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, business administration or other analytical field.
  • Technical mastery of Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt Certification) or other process improvement methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of value stream management and value streams.
  • Project management skills and ability to work multiple projects simultaneously. Experience in driving change management.
  • Strong training, presentation, and communication skills - both written and oral. Strong understanding of analytical tools and statistics.
  • Ability to lead, and coach facilitators.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to work cross-functionally on sensitive issues. Ability to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Prior experience with process documentation.

Desired Skills, Competencies, Education or Experience:

  • Six sigma black belt certified and experience with both the delivery and deployment of business transformation projects.
  • PMI Certification
  • Prior project experience with SAP upgrades

Minimum Years of Experience

7 years of experience


Bachelor in Engineering or Business Administration


None Noted


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