Internship - Continuous Improvement Project Management

Posted 24 Oct 2018

Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud - Switzerland

Req Id 183473


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

As part of the Operational Excellence team, on a large Biotech Manufacturing site, you will be part of a lean transformation project, in charge of one of the workstreams. After a comprehensive diagnostic of the current situation, potential solutions (implementation of lean principles and tools) will be evaluated and prioritized into workstreams. You will be in charge of designing the selected solutions strongly involving the shopfloor teams as well as mid­ management, supporting implementation and followed by coaching of the local teams.
You will be supported by a team of experienced operational excellence professionals and by the line management of the teams you will be working with. The huge benefit of this internship is to understand the continuous improvement process from diagnostic to solutions implementation

Your profile:

- Studying Business or Engineering (preferrably Industrial Engineering}, you are knowledgeable about Lean and continuous improvement tools and techniques. 
- You know the main principles of Lean management and ideally have a first experience in implementing Lean tools and coaching their use on the shopfloor. You're striving to learn and have a high level of energy.
- You master the Microsoft Office softwares (Excel, powerpoint, Word).
- You have excellent interpersonnal skills and enjoy spending time with the operations on the shopfloor. You have a quite high level of autonomy.

What we offer: We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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