Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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United Kingdom - Horsham
Job Description

Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop, implement and lead problem solving initiatives throughout the business
  • A role model leader for the PPI Business System
  • Live the company values and promote the site and company purpose

Process Assessment, Mapping & Analysis

  • Monitor, map and analyse key processes and /or equipment performance
  • Set up of work cells including, one piece flow, work balancing and development of clear work instructions
  • Benchmark and evaluate alternate processes in the pursuit of enhanced process performance
  • Develop and facilitate implementation of innovative actions for improvement in conjunction with core business and support staff
  • Monitor and document continuous improvement activities

Waste Reduction

  • Initiates and implement waste reduction activities and improvements based on current key processes indicators in conjunction with department leaders and staff
  • Prepare and report on cost analysis, ROI, and other financial indicators in conjunction with cost analyst and wider finance team members

Training and Coaching Role

  • Facilitation and support of the delivery of the “Practical Process Improvement Business System” training program across the UK organization
  • Provide training and coaching to staff in improvement tools, techniques and approaches

Office Management

  • To undertake ad hoc duties as directed and agreed with the Operational Excellence Director

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Engineering or Technical discipline
  • Demonstrable experience of process improvement gained within an Engineering / Technical role (Motor / Medical Device / Pharmaceutical preferred)
  • Knowledge of GMP, FDA , ISO regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication skills including written , oral and presentation skills
  • Must demonstrate ability to work as an effective team member and demonstrate the ability to lead improvement teams
  • Highly self motivated, with the ability to provide and receive constructive feedback aimed at improving and promoting quality, cost, safety and delivery
  • Some travel may be required
  • LSS Green Belt

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • BSc in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Hands on experience gained within an engineering / maintenance environment
  • Lean Six Sigma implementation / execution experience essential
  • Must possess proven analytical, influencing and problem resolution skills
  • Computer literate (Microsoft office)

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