Continuous Improvement Manager

Sartorius   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 93 days ago

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Sartorius As one of the world‘s leading laboratory and pharmaceutical equipment providers, Sartorius is actively shaping dynamic, innovative and high-growth markets. Founded in 1870, the company earned sales revenue of more than 1.4 billion euros in 2017. More than 7.500 people work at the Group's approximately 50 manufacturing and sales sites, serving customers around the globe.

The Continuous Improvement Program Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the Continuous Improvement Program for North American sites. Implementation of a continuous improvement system and culture including the establishment of a KPI based reporting system to inform the site management and all stake holders adequately.

What you can look forward to accomplishing

  • In charge of the introduction and coordination of
    • Continuous improvement program (CIP)
    • Reason code process
    • Tools
    • KPI report for the Operational site
  • Within Operations, the CIP manager is responsible for:
    • Setting up of standards and targets to increase efficiency
    • Process optimization and standardization
    • Consulting and supporting of the management to achieve the targets for productivity and quality
    • Coaching of leadership teams in the definition and realization of their CIP projects and the utilization of the CIP tools
    • Conducting CIP trainings
    • Sustainable resolution of systemic issues by applying value stream analysis process
    • Documentation of CIP activities
  • Additionally, the CIP manager is responsible for :
    • Compilation, communication and verification of
      Best Practices in the network
    • Launch and support of further improvement projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and experience that you need to bring to our company

  • BA/BS in Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Degree
  • At least 5 years in continuous improvement role or supply chain related role
  • Certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from an accredited organization
  • Experience in international business
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally
  • Demonstrated deep analytical skills
  • Experience with using Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience using an ERP system
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience in SCM, Production planning and/or Sales
  • Up to 30% travel (Domestic and International)
  • Identification with our company values: SUSTAINABILITY, OPENNESS, ENJOYMENT