Operational Excellence Manager

Posted 29 Nov 2022

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - United States

Req Id 258869

Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


 

Your role:

As an Operational Excellence Manager, you will support the Integrated Supply Chain Operations team, within Life Science.  You will initiate and drive Lean and Six Sigma initiatives to improve performance across a range of key measures (Supply, Cost, Quality, Safety) through application of DMAIC, rapid improvement events, and LEAN fundamentals deployment. You work with site leaders to develop multi-year CI plans and partner with them to track progress.  You will lead workshops/projects, and will prepare, execute, and follow-up on workshops across multiple sites and build capability in the organization through project coaching and through periodic delivery of training. You lead and execute major process improvement and cost savings projects, to deliver financial results within specified time frames. Furthermore, you analyze current operations to identify new project opportunities and financial benefits, determine key drivers to meet cluster and business objectives and monitor, track, and report on progress of improvement activity. Ability to identify waste, develop specific proposals and execution plans for improvement projects and though has excellent leadership, facilitation, and communication skills.

 

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 7 years of experience in Operations, Engineering, or project leadership role (master’s degree with 5+ years)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics, or Distribution preferred but not required
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, or Master Black Belt with sufficient change management expertise

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of deploying a range of tools/approaches to improve operational performance (e.g., value stream mapping, 5S, standard work, visual management)

 

 



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
 
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html
 


Equal Employment Opportunities

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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