26 days agoAbbott

Operational Excellence Engineer

  • Buffalo (Erie)
  • Marketing

Job description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position is responsible for creating and leading the advancement of Operational Excellence principles and practices across the site through internal & external collaborations, delivering high impact sustainable business results.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for maintaining & improving the site's Enterprise Excellence initiatives, including but not limited to the following; 6S Program, Gemba Program, MOR Model, Class A and Shingo methodology.
- Promote and foster a culture of continuous improvement across the site.

- Act as a change agent implementing lean initiatives that are aligned with business strategies.

- Manage departmental and site specific KPI's and reporting, including maintaining site visual boards.

- Responsible for leading problem solving activities across the site, utilizing various improvement tools including applicable training activities.

- Continue to build divisional/site awareness and engagement of Operational Excellence principles and methodologies through effective communication, education & training.

- Primary continuous improvement champion on site through the deployment of lean six sigma and other CI tools & techniques.

- Deploy lean six sigma, change management tools and methodologies to ensure project success e.g. Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, DMAIC etc.

- Maintain general site visual boards to provide clear and transparent linkage of performance, continuous improvement activity and the Site Strategy Map.

- Maintain general site visual boards to provide clear and transparent linkage of performance, continuous improvement activity and the Site Strategy Map.

- Track and report project status efficiently to all relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree Manufacturing/Engineering /Science or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing/engineering/science environment. Automation factory experience to include complex manufacturing preferred. Execution of continuous improvement initiatives desired.

JOB FAMILY:

Engineering

DIVISION:

ADC Diabetes Care

LOCATION:

United States > Flex Buffalo Grove : 700 Corporate Grove

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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