What you'll do Overview As a member of the Continuous Improvement (CI) team, we want you to be energized by the opportunity to lead culture change at Wendy’s. This position will require you to be comfortable: a. Leveraging lean-thinking to achieve process improvements, cost savings, and productivity goals b. Coaching project teams of all sizes c. Facilitating large, complex meetings including those with senior leadership d. Driving cost and productivity savings by building team capability and CI skills at all levels across the enterprise e. Building connections between individuals, teams, processes, and systems Specific Responsibilities Include Maintain functional CI project portfolio in partnership with “CI Leads” or equivalent. This includes providing monthly status updates to functional leadership and communicating project risks and results Provide project consulting and coaching, utilizing continuous improvement tools to ensure project success in partnership with assigned project managers. This includes partnering with project managers to define project goals and desired outcomes, track project benefits, and provide change management guidance. Develop and provide CI training to help build team capability while ensuring consistency in training content and approach across the enterprise Provide ad-hoc subject matter expertise to help drive process improvement, support problem solving, etc. Partner with functional leaders to identify their CI goals by evaluating existing functional objectives and long-range plans, processes and outputs, and team project portfolios. This includes partnering with functional and team leadership to identify KPIs to track, measure, and improve team performance. Support project prioritization and team capacity planning in partnership with functional leadership This position will be based at The Wendy's Company headquarters in Dublin, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.