Lean Deployment Lead

Entity Arch Insurance Group Inc (U.S.)
Job Locations US-NJ-Jersey City
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The Position



At Arch, our goal is to provide talented people a foundation where their skills are best used. Our diversified platform means there are a variety of opportunities to deploy your skill sets.


We seek creative and motivated individuals capable of working with complex products. Our unique underwriting platform, successful management team and strong capital base have enabled us to establish a prominent presence in the global insurance and reinsurance markets. Knowledge of actuarial modeling techniques is a bonus. We embrace the collaboration necessary to innovate in today’s evolving marketplace; encourage participation and diversity of thought; and rely on talented, innovative individuals in all of the areas that are crucial to our success.


We are looking for a detail oriented, critical thinker who is able to take initiative and work collaboratively with others. Lead the overall deployment of a Lean management system within a business unit to realize program measures of success.

Job Responsibilities

· Lead the overall lean management system deployment within a business unit
· Work closely with the Executive team to:
· Develop Lean deployment roadmap to meet the desired stage of Lean maturity
· Facilitate annual strategic planning and identification of Value Stream initiatives
· Establish resourcing required to fulfill Lean management system deployment
· Adhere to Lean standards
· Work with Lean Management Architect to ensure Lean standards are meeting the needs of the business
· Develop knowledge and capability to be a Lean Executive Coach and Practitioner
· Ensure business unit is meeting Lean maturity targets (monthly evaluation of meeting delivery and performance outcomes)
· Accountable for the consistent and successful delivery of agreed standards of Lean Management within the business unit (Quarterly evaluation of adherence to standards)

Required Skills/Experience

· Demonstrated experience as a Lean management leader with demonstrated success in leading transformational change
· Experience and an understanding of operational management practices and objectives, including accountabilities, approaches to problem solving, industry trends and best practice
· Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) methodology, in particular Lean management techniques
· The stature and experience to be a strategic member of Arch and to be a key advisor to the AMS Architect and other senior business leaders
· A true business partner who can contribute strategic, operational, analytical and quantitative insights to enhance Arch
· A strong leader with the ability to motivate, retain, recruit, challenge and deploy a high performing team
· Ability to build a strong network of relationships across the company, quickly building credibility and gaining the trust and confidence of colleagues
· Comfortable dealing with people at all levels and from all backgrounds
· A change agent, excellent at managing change both at an organizational level and at an individual level
· Experience and ease operating in a matrixed environment.

Desired Skills/Experience

· Leadership
· Change Management
· Strategic Planning
· Strategy Implementation
· Project Management
· Highly Organized
· Possess Strong Business Acumen
· P&L Experience
· Lean Consulting Experience
· Multi-functional Lean Initiative Experience

· Humble
· Mature
· Self-confident
· Pragmatic
· Responsive
· Professional
· Highly motivated
· Self-starter
· Energetic

LEAN IDEOLOGY (preferably from a company or consultancy known for Lean):
· (1) Lean
· (2) Lean Six Sigma

· (1) Insurance
· (2) Financial Services
· (3) Non-manufacturing (Transactional)
· (4) Manufacturing

· >10
· Posesses an advanced degree


· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
· Professional Lean Certification

The Company

Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, Australia, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.


Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.


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