Anticipate and Lead Change

  • Embraces change and is seen as a peer leader that quickly adapts by engaging in change efforts and having an infectious, positive impact on others.
  • Supports “What if…” and “Yes, if…” statement with ideas to accelerate change.
  • Seeks opportunities to accelerate change (personal and business).
  • Identifies change opportunities and communicates with key decision-makers (e.g., Supr.) on the need for change.

Communicates Effectively

  • Provides clear written and verbal messages and tailors them to the audiences.
  • Seeks to understand when addressing disagreement as opposed to preparing one’s response.
  • All communications are respectful, positive and encourage others with meaningful feedback.
  • Comprehends written and verbal work instructions.

Embraces Innovation/Creativity

  • Seeks, generates, considers, and uses new and creative ideas as well as solutions and methods.
  • Freely and effectively expresses new ideas and solutions.
  • Encourages others to openly share new and creative ideas and solutions.
  • Seeks and utilizes resources to continuously develop, learn, and improve.

Gets Results

  • Is accountable and holds others accountable to: (a) satisfy the needs of our customers and colleagues and (b) be respectful to shifting internal and external time demands and priorities.
  • Does whatever it takes, ethically, to serve the needs of our customers and colleagues.
  • Effectively contributes time and talent when needed.
  • Sets high expectations and consistently achieves stretch individual goals that are aligned with business direction, goals, and priorities.

Team Orientation

  • Holds self and team members accountable to playing in a “one team” environment [a] through contributions, [b] by building trust through respectful cooperation within and between teams, and [c] by asking for and offering help to others.
  • Works well in cross-functional teams.
  • Recognizes exemplary (remarkable) teams and team players.
  • Understands business, department or team goals.

Personal Leadership

  • Positively influences with integrity, authenticity, character, commitment, and follow-through.
  • Demonstrates and inspires in others passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to achieve high levels of performance.
  • Demonstrates well-being principles in own life and encourage this in others.
  • Sets and achieves goals important to the business.

Continuous Improvement

  • Demonstrates consistent improvements in safety, quality and productivity on a daily basis by [a] using a “Yes, if…” attitude, [b] actively challenging the status quo, [c] never being satified with “good enough,” and [d] expressing process improvement ideas to supervisors and others.
  • Delivers high quality workmanship resulting in reduced rework while managing time wisely, minimizing unproductive time.
  • Grow one’s skills to increase individual and team performance by seeking opportunities to develop skills (e.g. Alternate, etc.).
  • Follows processes and utilizes continuous improvement tools (Lean, Six Sigma, others) provided by the organization.

Resolves Conflict Successfully

  • Builds and keeps trust levels high with a wide range of people through “constructive tension” (i.e. by actively and positively challenging others and engaging in dialogue), flexibility, and open-mindedness.
  • Recognizes and acknowledges conflict, in an non-defensive manner; dealing with it directly and timely while being respectful and approaching it with a win-win intent.
  • Engages in productive, but respectful conflict using SBIR, Strength Finders, Active Listening, and other resources and tools to resolve (e.g., respectful conflict breeds remarkable results).
  • Documents agreed upon solutions holding self and others accountable.

Values Differences in Viewpoints/Perspectives

  • Seeks, acknowledges, and uses different viewpoints to create new solutions and opportunities for our customers and colleagues.
  • Engages in dialogue with people with diverse perspectives and backgrounds.
  • Interacts effectively with others to ensure needs are met.
  • Accepts decisions made by co-workers.