Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager, Operational Excellence in Saint Louis, Missouri
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.
Location/Division Specific Information
St. Louis, MO
How will you make an impact?
Implement the Operational Excellence initiatives designed to meet or exceed the key performance indicators such as revenue, EBITA, right-first time (quality), and On-Time Delivery, as well as improving Organizational Health and Culture. You will be responsible for utilizing operational excellence and practical process improvement (PPI) tools to achieve process improvement. This role has direct reports in Saint Louis, MO and Princeton, NJ.
What will you do?
Lead, coach and motivate the PPI team to implement effective strategic and tactical continuous improvement initiatives across the Saint Louis and Princeton sites
Measure and report on PPI Key Performance Indicators at the sites to the global PPI team and Division leadership; develop effective countermeasures for unfavorable metrics
Personally lead high level and high impact cross functional improvement projects
Development and implement PPI strategic roadmap for annual priorities and strategic objectives for the team and the sites
Deploy PPI Business System across both sites and measure by leading health assessments
Develop a robust Project Hopper for the sites to ensure a continuous inventory of projects
Report developments of key projects to the Saint Louis and Princeton Site Leadership Team
Participate in the BPS (Biologics Pharmaceutical Sciences) Site Leadership Team
Become a certified Senior Process Manager by attending training and certified through performing a successful Kaizen; successfully train a colleague to perform a Kaizen
Coach, mentor and certify colleagues across the site to become PPI Process Managers
Drive culture of the PPI system through both sites by tracking and implementing site colleagues use of the PPI Business System
Work closely with the Director of PPI to employ tools across the sites and improve culture
Work closely with Finance team to identify and implement savings across both sites; achieve site savings goals
How will you get here?
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline is required; MBA or other advanced degree is preferred
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Required
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Required
Project Management Training Preferred
Advanced Lean Training Required
7+ years of manufacturing or similar industry
7+ years proven experience using Lean, Six Sigma, Toyota Production System, PMI Project Management, Danaher Business System, or other similar business system
7+ years of leadership positions or 5+years of a continuous improvement role
5+ years of experience leading cross functional teams
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Change Agent and Change Management concepts
Project Management concepts and skills
Cross Functional Leadership Skills
Advanced Lean knowledge and ability to translate into successful projects
Demonstrated ability to drive operational excellence initiatives
Commercial business orientation/financial acumen
Strong influencing skills
Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver against challenging objectives
Strong facilitation and presentation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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