Axos Bank

  • VP, Quality and Continuous Improvements

    Job Locations US-NE-Omaha
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Description

    You will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of the company's continuous improvement systems.


    Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Axos Clearing is a leading correspondent clearing firm serving independent broker-dealers in the retail, active-trading, and institutional markets. Axos Clearing also offers flexible custody solutions for Registered Investment Advisers (RIA)and is a subsidiary of Axos Financial publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "AX (NYSE: AX). 


    We bring together human insight and digital expertise to anticipate the needs of our customers. Our team members are innovative, technologically sophisticated, and motivated to achieve.   


    Click here to go to our web site and learn more about Axos Clearing and what it's like to work with us!


    You will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of the company's continuous improvement systems which includes:

    • Process optimization and continuous improvement in our Clearing operations through the implementation of basic Lean Six Sigma practices
    • Accountable for the inventory, cataloging, and management of improvement opportunities and improvement projects. This includes supporting the day-to-day operations of monitoring progress of process improvement, resource identification, and allocation
    • Work with existing production lines with a focus on eliminating defects and waste while identifying and implementing best Lean practices focused on improving processes
    • Set goals driven from KPIs for executing Lean business benefits (quality, cost reduction, efficiency improvements, manufacturing value enhancement, data integrity, Value Stream Mapping) that ensures transparency of delivered benefits to the facility
    • Use of Lean Six Sigma and project management tools and practices, as well as Lean capabilities to prioritize activities, drive a structured business improvement program, and ensure that the team members put in practice a project management way of thinking that becomes embedded in the culture (PDCA, DMAIC, responsibilities and accountability, project review discipline, problem solving discipline)
    • Coordinate the enhancement and enforcement of standard operating processes for all operations within the business
    • Consolidate Continuous Improvement processes and ideas where possible and streamline them toward a strategic goal
    • Develop and implement a strategy for fostering and improving the lean and project management capabilities and behaviors of employees, managers, and supervisors. This includes coaching, training, and driving the tools and capabilities in place to get results for management of projects and initiatives
    • Interact with the leadership team in developing strategic vision and action plans, ensuring the process improvements are implemented, functioning effectively, and continuously improved through coordination with operations
    • Assist operations in the training of staff on new procedures, oversee all CI projects, assuring that they are meeting objectives and projected savings
    • Travel will be required from time-to-time

    Key Skill Sets or Knowledge Requirements

    • Knowledge of advanced quality tools like Lean Six Sigma, FMEA, DOE, and QFD
    • Working knowledge of COQ

    Desired Career Experience & Education Requirements

    • 5+ years’ driving change/transformation in a continuous improvements environment/program
    • Deep understanding of Securities business/operations
    • Hands-on experience implementing CI frameworks and delivering CI projects end-to-end
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Operations or related field with 5+ years' of relevant experience

    Apply directly for consideration as we are not using any outside agencies for any of our openings


    Equal Employment Opportunity: 


    Axos Clearing is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


    Job Functions & Work Environment:


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


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