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The Senior CI Engineer is responsible for leading and executing Continuous Improvement initiatives in alignment with the site strategic plan. The Continuous Improvement Engineer supports the deployment of lean transformation principles by planning, organizing, directing, leading, coaching, and training others in continuous improvement methodology. The role will directly support the implementation, execution, and sustainment of the Baxter Operating System (BOS).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support and execution of the overall Site Strategic Improvement Plan (SSIP)
Collaborate with Baxter Continuous Improvement organization to develop strategic site CI initiatives related to the Baxter Operating System (BOS)
Focus on business performance that constantly strive to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
Facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills.
Act as a key driver of change within the business, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the enterprise-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust, and grow with the business’s Lean transformation.
Execute and support conversion & overhead Value Improvement Projects (VIP)
Active member of various CI committees in support of CI transition and culture.
Responsible of Visual Management implementation and sustainment within the site
Provide Lean Tools training to all levels within the site
Lead and facilitate Kaizen and Value Stream Events for the site as well as coordinate the execution of action plans and kaizen newspaper action items
Continuous identification of ideas to eliminate waste in the organization
Facilitate problem solving and be a coach to team members on problem solving methodology
Promote core Baxter behaviors and values
Organize, lead, and participate in continuous improvement activities to meet set targets
Create project plans and drive projects for continuous improvement
Support managers and integrate change within a team environment
Coordinate tasks with internal and/or external service providers
Coordinate training as needed to support integration of lean methods
Lead, develop and standardize analyses regarding KPIs and projects for the site
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or a related field.
Experience: 5+ years of manufacturing operations experience, preferably in Pharmaceuticals or related field. 5+ years of knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen principles
Skills/Qualifications: Six Sigma/Lean tools, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, changing environment
Action oriented/drive for results
Must be approachable
Ability to drive continuous improvement
“Good enough” attitude, customer focused
Team orientation/strong team player
Detailed-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines
Effective time management, problem solving and decision-making skills
Proven cross-functional team leader/member
Good understanding of behaviors when working with improvements
Ability to see the whole process in improvements
Must perceive change as an opportunity
The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.
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