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Operational Excellence Specialist

Operational Excellence Specialist

LocationGeleen, United States
Business SectorBiotechnology
Contact nameDaria Finikova
Contact email
Job ref23336
Publishedabout 1 month ago

The Operational Excellence Specialist is responsible for leading a portfolio of improvement projects (DMAIC, lean, problem solving) to support site operations, QA and Process Development departments using Lean or 6-sigma tools with the goal of improving the overall site performance.

The OE Specialist is an expert in identifying and implementing efficiency gains for projects. This includes but is not limited to assessing, scoping, standardizing and implementation. Experience in implementing and leading transformation through lean/DMAIC is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, lead, drive and execute business critical improvement projects to deliver successful results using Lean/DMAIC approach, as well as Project Management methodology.
  • Lead problem solving and Root Cause Analysis sessions, and follow-up with Sponsor and team members
  • Report on status of own innovation projects at the monthly innovation council and work with project team members to ensure projects are delivered according to plan.
  • Calculate cost savings generated by improvement projects
  • Mentor and coach team members in the philosophy, methods, tools and techniques of process improvement.
  • Deliver OE training (i.e. White and Yellow Belts) and coach teams to establish performance measurements, process control plans and drive sustainability.
  • Communicate on progress, give visibility to successes and potential roadblocks
  • Provide support to OE roadmap and site strategy, to identify and develop systems and support process improvement, daily management system, and culture.

Required qualification (Education/Experience):

  • University degree in Engineering or Science or related experience.
  • Certified Green Belt or above, with demonstrated experience implementing lean tools and/or 6 Sigma.
  • Industry experience in business/scientific/engineering with proven project management skills.

Interested? Send your CV to Daria at d.finikova@panda-int.com or call +31202044052 for more info.