Process Excellence Manager

Posted 11 Jul 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 193262


A career with MilliporeSigma 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 more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:


Your strong process improvement experience, backed up by lean six sigma qualifications, helps the Commercial Process Excellence team remove waste from commercial/transactional processes. You lead your own improvement initiatives by defining opportunities, analyzing data, enlisting and influencing cross-functional teams, designing work flows, piloting and implementing business process improvements, and ensuring process stability is sustained after project closure. Your projects deliver a positive impact on annual Sales operating plans (OP) in terms of revenue, operating profit, and commercial efficiency. In addition, you collaborate with others on cross divisional projects, mentor others' improvement projects, and support the management team in achieving a continuous improvement culture.  


Can be located in St. Louis, MO or Burlington, MA. 


Who You Are: 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in biology or chemistry or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in project management 
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green / Black Belt (by a high-quality program such as ASQ, MoreSteam)


Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to define and lead process improvements according to the DMAIC cycle, educating and coaching teams and senior leadership in its use
  • Proven record of implementing and inspiring continuous improvement culture in an organization 
  • Experience in commercial areas like sales, marketing, training, or business analytics 
  • Fluency in English essential; German or French advantageous  

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil 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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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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