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Job Description

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates cross-functional teams and executive sponsors. Facilitates controlled pipeline identification, planning, and implementation, leveraging lean leadership tools and standard work (8-step, PDSA)
  • Leverages, trains, and enforces standard work following PPI Business System
  • Partnership with Finance in balancing productivity and improvement project budgets, obtaining approvals
  • Acts as the voice of PPI as role-model leader. Proactively communicates the benefit of PPI Business System to executive committees and the organization.
  • Removes roadblocks and obstacles through facilitated learning, uses structured problem solving and a consistent and robust sponsor escalation process
  • Ensures actions and commitments between Thermo Fisher Scientific China and the global PPI organization are aligned, with engagement from all.

Specific Deliverables

  • International Best Practices and Local Maturity Assessment
  • Business System Implementation
  • Develop cascading goal tree for client organizations
  • Visual boards and mobile KPI management systems
  • Establish standard work for PPI administration
  • Savings and productivity tracking
  • Training
  • Project participants training
  • Process manager training
  • Executive sponsor training
  • Facilitation Support
  • With the PPI Director, identify large scale improvement opportunities for process automation, digitization
  • Create action plans with executive stakeholders, budget and impact analysis
  • Assemble stakeholders, moderate complex problem identification and solution proposals through process mapping
  • Organize and host Kaizen events

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree; preferably in Business, Operations, Computer Science, Finance, or Organizational Behavior
  • 5 years of relevant industry experience, with 5 years management experience in a consulting environment, six-sigma preferred
  • Proficient in Chinese and English language
  • PMP certification a plus
  • MBA preferred
  • Good communication skills across all organization levels, including excellent interpersonal skills
  • Embodies role-model ethical standards
  • Ability and experience making data-driven decisions across business functions
  • Proficient in Windows based office software, MS Project, Minitab are a plus.
  • 20%-30% travel

Desired Competencies:

  • Drives for Results – Consistently meets goals and objectives with increasing focus on stretch goal attainment.
  • Written Communication Skills - Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles in order to achieve impactful results.
  • Technical (continuous) learning - Demonstrates the mental agility to acquire new concepts and business acumen rapidly and has an aptitude for building comprehensive industry, company, product, or technical knowledge.
  • Presentation Skills - Is effective in a variety of settings: one-on-one, small and large groups and up and down organizational levels.

Negotiation skills - Understands the dynamics of negotiation centered on achieving the highest value for stakeholders.

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