A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
As OpEx Manager you will support the Integrated Supply Chain Operations team, within Life Science. You will initiate and drive Lean and Six Sigma initiatives to improve performance across a range of key measures (Supply, Cost, Quality, Safety) through application of DMAIC, rapid improvement events, and LEAN fundamentals deployment. You work with site leaders to develop multi-year CI plans and partner with them to track progress. You will lead workshops/projects, and will prepare, execute, and follow-up on workshops across multiple sites and build capability in the organization through project coaching and through periodic delivery of training. You lead and execute major process improvement and cost savings projects, to deliver financial results within specified time frames. Furthermore, you analyze current operations to identify new project opportunities and financial benefits, determine key drivers to meet cluster and business objectives and monitor, track, and report on progress of improvement activity. Ablility to identify waste, develop specific proposals and execution plans for improvement projects and though has excellent leadership, facilitation, and communication skills.
Who you are:
- Bachelor degree with minimum 7 years of experience in Operations, Engineering, or project leadership role (Master degree with 5-7 years)
- Minimimum of 3 years' experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics, or Distribution preferred but not required
- Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, or Master Black Belt with sufficient change management expertise
- Proven track record of deploying a range of tools/approaches to improve operational performance (e.g. value stream mapping, 5S, standard work, visual management)
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