Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the LCD UK leadership team and PPI Lean Core Team to identify ways to accelerate culture change and embed the PPI Business System as a ‘way-of-life’ within LCP UK.
  • Partner with other BU PPI Business System Specialists to manage and support cross-BU improvement activity
  • Conduct training events in areas such as lean leadership, value stream mapping, kaizen blitz, waste and variation elimination, material flow, 5S, visual management, lean sourcing, lean office, built-in quality, 3P etc.
  • Identify best practices within and outside the company, and serve as a conduit for best-practice sharing
  • Challenge site leaders as necessary to create an action-biased culture of continuous improvement and proliferate PPI and Lean thinking throughout the sites.
  • Partner with Finance personnel to evaluate project savings estimates, validate reported PPI benefits, and ensure accurate accounting of PPI Productivity
  • Facilitate Kaizen and 8 Step events to improve productivity and accelerate growth
  • Participate in reporting processes as part of the LCD Business System; Champion, track, measure and report on PPI savings and PPI Business System maturity monthly
  • May periodically be assigned specific projects within LCD, which align with the LCD strategic plan and company goal tree objectives
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, science, operations or business
  • Experience working in PPI, the Toyota Production System (TPS), Danaher Business System (DBS), Honeywell Operating System (HOS) or other recognized Lean business system
  • Formal lean training and comprehensive knowledge of Lean and continuous improvement methodologies and tools
  • Proven implementation track record delivering results

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Must have a collaborative approach
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, time management, decision-making and conflict management skills
  • Must maintain high ethical standards to support a professional business code of conduct
  • Passion for driving business improvement and leading change in a large, complex environment
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Accomplished written, oral and presentation skills
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
  • Detailed knowledge of quality theory and lean tools and methodologies
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement
  • Demonstrate Role Model Leader Characteristics: Embody the 4-I values, Delight customers, Communicate openly and honestly, Focus on growth and Champion employee development

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