Thermo Fisher Scientific Continuous Improvement Lean Manager in Logan, Utah

Job Description

.When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary: This position will have overall responsibility for PPI (Practical Process Improvement) activities for the Thermo Fisher SUT (Single Use Technologies) operations. The overall purpose of this position is to drive, deploy and manage all PPI initiatives within the business, the business systems, and all functional areas on the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deploy PPI and Lean Manufacturing\Enterprise initiatives within the site.

  • Provide leadership in the areas of PPI and Lean by mentoring site teams to deliver results.

  • Assist in developing site improvement goals and objectives and coordinate and champion activities to meet or exceed those goals.

  • Coordinate the measurement, tracking and reporting of PPI savings impact for site.

  • Lead periodic site continuous improvement reviews both internally and for regional roll up.

  • Partner with site leadership team to foster ownership and buy in of Continuous Improvement activities within the site.

  • Train site resources in the areas of PPI and Lean Enterprise implementation.

  • Create contingency plans where needed to ensure achievement of site PPI targets.

  • Become the “resident expert” for all Continuous Improvement activities within the site.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience driving continuous improvement within a lean program.

  • BS/BA degree.

  • Proficient computer skills with a desired knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Experience driving performance and results from lean programs with functional teams.

  • Experience driving, presenting and reporting on the value stream, key metrics and tear boards process.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on coaching and influencing others.

  • A sincere belief in the viability of continuous improvement and the ability to communicate and demonstrate this to others.

Preferred qualifications:

  • A graduate degree, preferably and MBA.

  • Experience with continuous improvement within a manufacturing environment.

  • A solid understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing/Enterprise philosophies.

  • Oracle experience.

  • Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt, and/or Lean certification.

  • Previous experience in a leadership role.

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