Job Description

It All Starts with Our People

As the leader in automotive preventive maintenance, Valvoline has a proven track record of growth. We continue to invest in our people, processes, and technology to strengthen our ability to efficiently deliver Quick, Easy, Trusted service across all our stores – every day. We're not just in the car business; we're in the people business. And we're looking for humble, hungry, and smart people to help us shape the future of mobility. If you're hungry to drive change and seek a dynamic, collaborative environment that fuels both personal and professional growth, you've found your place with us.

Our highest priority is creating a diverse and welcoming workplace with team members from varied backgrounds and experiences. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Opportunity

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Senior Specialist, Incubation Enablement. In this role, you will lead and guide new business opportunities within an organization. You will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to enable successful incubation pilots across various business functions. This includes designing and delivering change management programs, identifying areas for improvement, and driving the adoption of new processes and technologies. You will collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to ensure alignment and buy-in, develop training programs, and measure the impact of pilot efforts. Additionally, you will provide leadership and support to project teams, facilitate communication, and drive a culture of continuous improvement. Your expertise in change management, organizational development, and project management will drive impactful future initiatives.

Valvoline Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY.
We are open to remote candidates who can work onsite in Lexington, KY at least 2-3 days a week.

How You'll Make a Difference

  • Leading incubation initiatives: Develop and execute strategies/pilots that are scalable to Valvoline's 1,900+ locations.
  • Change management: Design and implement programs to support organizational change and transition.
  • Stakeholder collaboration: Collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to ensure alignment, buy-in, and support for transformation efforts.
  • Process improvement: Identify areas for improvement and develop plans to optimize processes and operational efficiency.
  • Technology adoption: Seek out new technologies and processes, ensuring the core business is aware and able to adopt them.
  • Training and development: Develop and deliver training programs to ensure employees adapt to new processes and tools.
  • Measurement and evaluation: Establish metrics to measure the impact of incubation initiatives and track progress over time.
  • Leadership and support: Provide leadership and support to project teams, facilitating effective communication and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Project management: Apply project management principles to ensure the successful implementation of incubation initiatives.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • High school diploma (degree preferred)
  • ASE certifications preferred
  • Minimum of five years of retail experience
  • Minimum of three years of multi-unit management experience preferred
  • Automotive industry experience (powertrain agnostic, heavy-duty, automotive service center) preferred
  • Experience managing/maintaining vendor partnerships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

We Take Care of the WHOLE You

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Valvoline Instant Oil Change discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Your Path to Valvoline

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Join us in revolutionizing the automotive aftermarket industry while enjoying competitive benefits, a supportive work culture, and opportunities for advancement. Apply now and become an integral part of our journey at Valvoline.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request to applicants with disabilities to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1.833.VVV.Report or email ECC@valvoline.comto make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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