PPI Business System Specialist III

Location
Florence, South Carolina
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 03, 2018
Closes
Jan 18, 2019
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Role
Other
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
6 years
Manages Others?
Yes
Job Description

Job Title: PPI Business System Specialist III


When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


Location/Division Specific Information
Florence, SC – API Manufacturing


How will you make an impact?
Leads in driving strategic change across the site, supports operating and business process improvements, operational excellence, growth and key continuous improvement initiatives through the application of lean manufacturing principles and creates a culture of continuous improvement.

As an agent of change, this position creates and implements change management plans that minimize employee resistance while maximizing employee engagement, in order to drive faster adoption, greater utilization and higher proficiency on the changes impacting the organization such that business results are achieved.


What will you do?
  • Creates and fosters a continuous improvement culture by using the various methodology and tools such as: lean manufacturing, pull manufacturing, OEE, waste reduction, benchmarking, performance assessments and others. Develops change management tools and processes for implementing and sustaining change.
  • Develops and assists in the education and training of staff on continuous improvement principles and any new concepts.
  • Maintains projects on time and budget, manages expectations and risk, and ensures post-implementation benefits are measured.
  • Builds relationships with site leadership team members to understand business objectives and priorities, and to develop supporting process improvement initiatives.
  • Stays abreast of new developments in business process improvement methodology and best practices, including learning from other market leaders and industries (on-going).
  • Selects, develops and evaluates staff to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Works with and advises staff on administrative policies and procedures.

How will you get here?
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Business, other related university degree – required.
Experience
  • 6 + years of operational management experience (in Operations, Engineering, Quality, or Science/Development) or Continuous Improvement experience at a leader level in food, cosmetics or pharmaceuticals.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts and tools, such as value stream mapping, business process re-design, lean, cycle time reduction, facility layout design, etc.
  • Proven track record in leading major change initiatives, including managing / influencing stakeholders within varied levels, and functional areas, in an organization.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.


Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.




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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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