Global Ergonomics Manager
Led the further development of the ergonomics program to roll out to US and global sites.
In 2005, Ameriprise Financial was spun off from American Express to become a stand alone company. Led spin off efforts to ensure a smooth transition for American Express, and create ergonomics and safety programs for the new company.
Developed a global program maturity matrix for AMEX locations with more than 500 employees in 23 countries comparing program elements with applicable legislative requirements. Resulting product served as a roadmap for phased in compliance to a corporate standard along with immediate compliance with applicable legislation.
Continued partnerships with Real Estate, Technologies, Procurement, Safety and Employee Relations to analyze existing processes relating to the design, purchase, and installation of ergonomic products.
Led Six Sigma projects for the company in the areas of Reduction in Force, and Alternative Input Device (AID) procurement for clients. The AID project led to a 58% reduction in procurement cycle time and a cost savings/avoidance of over $38,000 in one year.