Buttermaker Continuous Churn Job Description Sample
Auto Parts Delivery Driver (Full-Time) - Store#3339 At 2601 Churn Creek Rd
POSITION SUMMARY: AutoZone's Full-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will be required to perform duties inside our stores, driving, and at our customers’ place of business. Drivers are responsible for ensuring maximum productivity in a safe environment, increasing commercial sales, and ensuring compliance with company procedures in accordance to AutoZone’s expectations. The incumbent will exceed customer’s expectations by delivering WOW! Customer Service to all AZ Commercial accounts.
Provides WOW! Customer Service
Utilizes ZNET to help customers locate merchandise or find suitable alternatives
Adheres to AutoZone dress code
Follows all company policies, procedures and management direction, including all fleet and safety policies
Ensures commercial products are delivered on time and in excellent condition
Drives delivery vehicle to transport parts to Commercial customers, including the loading and unloading of parts
Maintains a safe driving and working environment, including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
Picks up parts from nearby stores and outside vendors
Ensure appropriate delivery documentation isgenerated and issued for each delivery, then appropriately filed at the
Follows proper accident procedures
Properly maintains vehicle(s) and takes the necessary steps to report vehicle maintenance issues
Ensures that assigned company vehicle is kept clean and presentable
Builds long term professional relationships with the customers
Handles cash transactions, charge transactions, and core/part returns per company policy and guidelines
Inspects, protects, and maintains company assets, merchandise, and vehicles
Assists DIY customers between deliveries by performing the following duties:
Utilizes OBDII to read codes from customer’s automobiles
Practices GOTTChA and assists with the installation of wipers blades, batteries and light bulbs
Maintains product knowledge and current promotions through AutoZone systems and information sources
Maintains store appearance and merchandising standards as directed
High School Diploma or equivalent
Basic knowledge of automotive parts is required
Excellent communication and decision making skills
Ability to lift, load, and deliver merchandise
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the business needs, including holidays, evenings and weekend shifts
Valid driver’s license with a clean Motor Vehicle Report and ability to meet AutoZone’s driving requirements
Drivers – 21 years or older
Ability to pass pre-employment background check AutoZone, and its subsidiaries, ALLDATA, AutoAnything and IMC are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected categories.
Shift Supervisor - Store# 11166, Churn Creek & Lancers - Reddin
Summary of Experience Customer service experience in a retail or restaurant environment - 1 year
Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation
Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays
Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation
Six (6) months of experience in a position that required constant interacting with and fulfilling the requests of customers
Prepare and coach the preparation of food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients
At least six (6) months of experience delegating tasks to other employees and/or coordinating the tasks of two (2) or more employees
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to direct the work of others
Ability to learn quickly
Effective oral communication skills
Knowledge of the retail environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to build relationships Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
Director, Continuous Improvement
Director, Continuous Improvement Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America with over $4.3B in annual sales. We currently consist over 385+ locations in 48 states and 6 Canadian Provinces with more than 5,000 employees. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. Beacon’s mission is to be the leading North American supplier to commercial and residential roofing and exterior building contractors through a family of long-established regional suppliers and to add value to our contractor customers' businesses, to our employees' careers, to our investors' assets, and to our suppliers' products. Our mission is underpinned by our Employer of Choice strategy which has positions us to attract, develop, engage and retain the best talent in the marketplace. Our local branches stock a comprehensive product line that caters to their markets. In addition to roofing, local product offerings can include windows, siding, decking, waterproofing and many other external building products. Our status as a leader in our industry allows us to develop strong partnerships with leading brand manufacturers and to stock an unmatched supply of the professional components necessary for the quality, timely completion of our contractor-customers projects. We provide our customers with a comprehensive array of value-added services which distinguish us from our competition. We have earned a reputation for excellent employees, professionalism and high-quality service. We believe that quality service does not end with the delivery of materials – it ends with the successful completion of the project. As a result, “partnerships” are formed between Beacon branches and our customers that go beyond the industry norm. Beacon has grown by expanding organically within existing regions and by making strategic acquisitions. Our business is well-balanced between new and re-roofs applications in both residential and commercial markets. A highly scalable platform, a proven business model, results-oriented management and a strong people-focused corporate culture give us a solid foundation for continued growth. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. We are currently seeking a Director, Continuous Improvement to be based in Herndon, VA, to help lead a lean culture. The Continuous Improvement Director will implement and lead Beacon’s Lean culture, serving as the Continuous Improvement mentor and thought leader for the organization. This position will lead Continuous Improvement projects and programs throughout the business.
Participating with the Divisional leads in establishing and effectively implementing Beacon’s Lean transformation.
Establishing & implementing the strategic and tactical direction for Beacon’s Continuous Improvement.
Developing effective direct and indirect relationships that establish active and engaged stakeholders in each Regional / Divisional organization.
Facilitating the corporate strategy deployment process by managing the company’s targets to improve, bowler charts, and the counter measure process. Ensures divisional strategies are aligned to the Company’s overall strategies.
Functional ownership of acquisition integration activities for Beacon.
Facilitating integration of organizations’ methods in acquisitions to ensure adoption of best in class processes.
Establishing training and development with key business partners for Branch Managers and other key operations leaders.
Leading Lean projects, serving as the example of “how it’s done” for the Company.
Developing and implementing a comprehensive Lean tool kit and leading the training initiatives for that toolkit.
Leading, managing, implementing and expanding business improvement processes throughout Beacon utilizing Lean and related disciplines.
Assisting Divisional leaders in identifying, screening, interviewing and hiring key resources.
Ensuring the effective tracking and measurements necessary to yield profitable and capable P&Ls at the Branch, District, Region and Division levels.
Assisting business leaders in selecting projects, project and team leaders and champions that align with business/functional goals and strategies.
Establishing tools and techniques to evaluate potential cost saving projects as well as initiating, implementing and tracking effective execution.
Ensuring project tracking dashboard and Continuous Improvement scorecard are maintained and results are communicated monthly.
Communicating Continuous Improvement / Lean Distribution information and news to field personnel.
Assisting in the coordination and deployment of the Best Practices Improvement plan.
Bachelor of Science in related business discipline.
Lean practitioner with experience with Toyota Motor Manufacturing or similar Industry recognized Lean / Six Sigma training and/or experience desirable.
10-15 years of demonstrated qualified Lean operational experience in a leadership role required.
Solid knowledge and demonstrated understanding of TPS and methodologies such as: Strategy Deployment, Process Flow Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, 5s/Visual Management, Standard Work, Process Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis, Quality at the source, Just in Time, Kaizen/Continuous Improvement, Abnormality Management, Project Management, Business Process Capacity planning/development, and Lean ROI.
Extensive Gemba based Continuous Improvement tools/techniques.
Proficient with computer applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio, MS Project, and statistical tools such as Minitab or SPC for Excel).
Superior and demonstrated leadership, team building, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and coaching skills and the ability to ensure accountability using Lean Management Principles.
Demonstrated capability to lead acquisition integrations.
Project management experience with the ability to understand and drive cost savings.
Strong influencing and coaching skills. Proven experience in developing and coaching a team.
Ability to be effective in a highly matrixed environment, to effectively communicate with and influence all levels of the organization and drive change.
Proven ability to think and act strategically, but also is willing to “roll up sleeves.”
Willing to travel up to 50%. http://www.beaconroofingsupply.com/ #LI-POST #LI-JD1
Continuous Polishing Technician - 3Rd Shift
Introduction ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ and San Jose, CA. ## Job Mission Accurately manufacture and supply all ASML products in accordance with the established specification statements. Make improvements to existing products and processes, and guide the implementation of new products and processes. Ensure quality and standardization while contributing to improvements in effectivity and efficiency.
Without direct supervision, will fabricate, grind and/or polish precision plano optics using a variety of equipment. Must be able to verify accuracy of finished product, as well as support processes and product development. Accountabilities:
Grind and polish optics on conventional spindles, continuous grinders and polishers
Perform blocking and unblocking of parts.
Ability to work safely on fragile, high value optics
Measures work-piece for conformance to specifications
Notifies supervisor of discrepancies
Follows written and verbal English work instructions that describe the process and the required measurements
Possesses strong blueprint interpretation skills
Familiarity with using the following measurement tools: micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, height gages, and pH meters
Verify settings by regularly measuring parts before and after changes are made
Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to supervisors and co-workers on all shifts
Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
Candidate will be required to wear PPE where appropriate and embrace the ASML 5S+1 requirements
- High School or trade school graduate or G.E.D or equivalent experience
Proven knowledge (3-7 Years) of machines and / or related technical experience.
Intermediate mathematical skills including use of basic math, geometry and trigonometry
Intermediate computer skills and familiarity with Windows 7, MS Office & SAP
Prior optical fabrication experience is required
Strong analytical skills – capable of translating requirements into executable schedule
Cross train and support cross functional groups.
Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
Ability to effectively communicate one on one and in small groups to operators, management and engineers
Context of the position
Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, solvents grinding and polishing slurry
May also be exposed to laser energy, magnetic fields and open flames
Typically handles parts that could weigh up to 50 pounds
Will be required to stand, sit, kneel and bend to load and unload the surfaces of the machine tools
Production areas are maintained at 72 to 76 degrees and 40 to 50% relative humidity
The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate
Occasional travel may be required The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
May require travel dependent on company needs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Can work under deadlines.
The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
Can learn and apply new information or skills.
Other Information EEO
/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer
Location:* Wilton - CT, US
Level:* High school diploma
Experience:* 2-5 Professional
Available since:* 2018-01-14 Functional area: Manufacturing
Associate Manager, Continuous Improvement
Other Locations: US- NJ- Warren
Description Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture. This Associate Manager is responsible for the continuous improvement efforts related to cell and gene therapy processing activities within the GMP manufacturing suite. This individual works collaboratively with manufacturing, development, and quality teams to develop extensive knowledge of cell culture processes and compliance requirements. The Associate Manager is accountable for the timely resolution of investigations and drives proactive and corrective improvements within the operation.
include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develops and maintains systems to capture operational data capable of being used to detect trends.
Promotes cross-functional continuous improvement efforts and structured problem solving activities that aim to reduce or eliminate waste and errors in work processes.
Performs investigations of deviations that arise from the processing laboratories by interviewing operators, collecting facts, determining root cause, and writing defendable conclusions.
Develops and implements reasonable and effective corrective and preventative action plans.
Initiates deviations, change requests, CAPAs, and document revisions via quality systems.
Coordinates closely with manufacturing management and quality teams.
Performs training of applicable personnel when improvements are implemented.
Identifies areas needing improvements by evaluating and reporting on key performance metrics.
Prepares, distributes & presents investigation status reports to team members and management.
Knowledge And Skills
Understanding of and ability to apply the regulations associated with 21 CFR 210/211.
Knowledge of internal quality systems including Oracle ERP, Celdox, eQRMs, and eRexS
Strong understanding of contemporary problem solving tools and techniques.
Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Has the ability to think creatively and proactively propose solutions with an attention to detail.
Ability to effectively communicate issues and ideas with peers and with management.
Ability to build effective working relationships throughout the organization.
Ability to facilitate meetings with cross-functional teams.
Ability to operate independently within a tight deadline environment.
Communicates effectively with GPDO functional areas and accrediting and regulatory agencies.
Ability to motivate individuals of different personalities to work together towards a common goal.
Responds to challenges and additional projects in an understanding, positive, and objective manner. Adaptable to dynamic conditions, work practices, and project timelines. Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S. Associate Manager, Continuous Improvement
Warren, NJ, US
Job ID: 17001466
Continuous Improvement Lean Engineer
Job Description Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. The Continuous Improvement (internally referred to as PPI) Lean Engineer is an entry level position for recent graduates of an Engineering Degree program and is intended to develop our new PPI Lean leaders. Under the guidance of the PPI Lean leader the PPI Lean Engineer will develop, participate and execute improvement projects and trainings eliminating waste and increasing employee engagement in PPI Lean theories, establishing a culture of continuous improvement. The PPI Lean Engineer will routinely be trained in new methodologies developing as a subject matter expert within the organization. There will be regular interaction with functional groups and potential benchmarking opportunities from other locations. Excellent communication skills a must as leading cross functional teams and reporting to PPI leadership will be required.
Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
A strong background in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is required as this knowledge will be utilized in the daily PPI Lean Engineer role.
Measure and monitor results of improvement efforts and drive scheduled performance meetings.
Identify needs and develop lean training for all aspects of the business enterprise to further the implementation of the PPI Lean program.
Responsible for project / PPI reporting, maintenance and analysis
Completes time studies of specified processes to determine improved flow methodology and assists department manager in implementation of new process methods.
Provides project management leadership to complete projects assigned to meet specified goals and timelines.
Identify and drive best practices across the business
Studies processes and product requirements making recommendations for improvements.
Assists department leadership teams in planning and utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel.
Any other task as requested by Manager
Required Skills and Abilities
Strong problem solving / project management / analytical skills
Some Operations / Manufacturing experience
Some understanding of Lean principles.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Intermediate skills in PC software applications including MS Office, (Visual Basic and SQL a plus)
Ability to travel required
Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer
Job Summary Recommend process solutions that optimize end-to-end supply chain’s productivity, efficiency, safety, quality, and customer service standards. Leverage time studies and value stream maps to establish, quantify and predict the impact of proposed process changes. The Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer is the onsite trainer of Lean and coordinates Lean activities within the distribution center adhering to Supply Chain Lean principles/practices as managed by the HQ Lean team.
The Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer leads the local team in organizing, reviewing and scheduling process improvement events.
Drives process improvements and eliminates losses through the use of Kaizen workshops, Kaizens and Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
The Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer is the Distribution Center strength on Lean concepts, Lean tools and time and motion studies.
Quantifies the operational impacts of strategic projects and initiatives by conducting workflow analyses, value engineering, and operations research.
Seeks to inculcate a Lean Culture by actively participating in process improvement opportunities and involving team members in process improvement work.
Collaborates with stakeholders in developing project charters, strategy A3s, project A3s, resource alignment and quantifying the financial impact of projects.
Regularly reports the progress, milestones, savings, and other key aspects of active projects.
This role is a teacher, mentor, and coach to others. Develops and mentors a direct report(s) through training, informal coaching sessions and the performance management process. Builds and maintains employee morale while ensuring the team is appropriately trained on the required competencies. Fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace. Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services. As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
Job ID: 58085BR
Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Function: Supply Chain/Distribution
Full Store Address: 17500 PERRIS BLVD,MORENO VALLEY,CA 92551
Full District Office Address: 17500 PERRIS BLVD,MORENO VALLEY,CA,92551-9547-00012-W
External Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of experience in either a distribution or manufacturing environment OR High School Diploma/GED and 6 years of experience within either a distribution or manufacturing environment.
At least 1 year of experience assisting management with devising strategies.
Project management experience.
Experience at an advanced level with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
At least 1 year of experience with the indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and completion of process improvement projects.
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
BS in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
Black Belt certification from an industry leading Six Sigma training provider whose certification process requires the completion of two projects.
Experience influencing others without formal lines of authority.
At least one year of Lean experience in manufacturing or logistics environment.
Experience with work measurement, time studies and the creation of SOPs.
Experience at an advanced level with Access and Visio software.
Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer
Overview Responsible for developing and implementing continuous improvement/lean vision for the organization. Analyze operation processes and using data based approaches to deliver improvements in quality, performance and cost. Develop and design solutions to current operation challenges that deliver results using key tools of lean manufacturing, statistical analysis, process flow analysis and value engineering. Lead improvement teams to mentor peers and establish a culture of continuous improvement across the organization. Responsibilities
Establish continuous improvement/lean vision for the organization and partner with key leaders and inidivduals to excute the vision.
Support the company strategic goals through daily leadership including execution of projects to deliver operational excellence.
Demonstrate the capacity to utilize the tools of Lean Manufacturing to deliver quality and cost improvements.
Mine, scope and lead continuous improvement events that are consistent with the Operations Strategy and deliver on annual financial goals.
Mentorship of supervisors and crew leads on continuous improvement methods and processes to establish a culture where tools are methods are utilized in a standard way to deliver improvements
Support and enforce strict safety observance in accordance with OSHA and Unistress safety guidelines by removing hazards from the workplace and to ensure team member’s act in a safe manner at all times.
Transition ownership of completed projects to the manufacturing team and support sustaining activities to ensure results are maintained.
Actively participate in proactive safety measures to remove hazards from the workplace and to ensure team member’s act in a safe manner at all times.
Exercise care in managing the interests of external and internal customers to ensure that their requirements and expectations are met or exceeded
Evaluate current processes and through improvement tools map out processes, opportunities for improvement and standard operating procedures that will deliver improved results.
Engineer process means and method improvements to deliver on key business objectives.
Support Supervisors and Managers in managing labor hours and costs within the project budget working with finance to establish project metrics to track success.
Working with peers in Quality Control, maintain a quality driven culture and environment by implementing the Quality System requirements in their work area.
Support a robust Non Conformance System root cause analysis effort to reduce defects that occur in the operations environment.
Maintain effective relationships with staff at all times in line with the company procedures.
- To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required Qualifications Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline or equivalent (Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing, etc). Requried
Continuous Improvement or Process Engineering experience with the ability to analyze data to present improvement opportunities with metrics to report results. Experience Required: 5+ years of progressive experience leading continuous improvement efforts. Demonstrated ability to use lean tools to drive organization effectiveness. Previous project management experience is a plus. Skills/Abilities: Able to prioritize projects. Well organized. Able to operate computer applications (Microsoft Office an engineering software). Excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Solid leadership abilities. IN-123 ID2017-3360 Functional AreaEngineering Business UnitRegular Full-Time TypeMotivePower
Principal Investigator- Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing
Principal Investigator- Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing
Tracking Code 1017-679
Job Description This position is responsible for leading the execution of the Research and Innovation (R&I) strategic programs in Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing (PCM) and reporting directly to the Vice President of R&I. The incumbent in this role will be responsible for strategic and operational leadership and influence over all aspects of USP’s PCM activities. With the growing interest in PCM from regulators and manufacturers, USP is bolstering its activities aimed at supporting the advance of PCM and driving improved quality by design through the development of standards, and potentially other related activities. The Principal Investigator is responsible for establishing an in-house program as well as seeking and coordinating collaborative efforts from laboratories, universities, pharmaceutical industries, and other organizations that have expertise and interests in pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing. This individual will directly engage in or influence activities including standard setting, technology development, regulatory exploration, training, education and consultancy and so forth. The Principal Investigator will also represent USP at various external stakeholder engagement events and interactions.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop and lead the overall USP strategy for PCM
Work cross-functionally to champion and implement the PCM strategy
Collaborate with the Compendial Science Group to create and manage the standard setting program for PCM, in particular working closely with the General Chapters department and associated Expert Committees and Expert Panels as required
Interface with cross-functional and global staff to ensure work integration and alignment with the global work plan
Secure services as needed from other departmental, divisional, and organizational groups, including but not limited to Strategy & Business Development
Work with Program Unit leads and project teams to develop processes and identify resources to support strategic engagement with PCM stakeholders
Create and manage external strategic stakeholder relationships relevant to key PCM technology and regulatory developments and emerging strategic markets of interest for USP
Develop strong working relationships with internal and relevant external stakeholders at all organizational levels
Facilitate group interactions through interpersonal and tool-based skills to achieve project goals
Manage issues and escalate appropriately
Performs other duties as assigned
Ph.D. with a minimum of 5 years, or MEng or M.S with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience preferably in chemical/biochemical engineering; alternatively chemistry with pharmaceutical, biotechnology or life science industry experience may be applicable.
Exposure to working in a manufacturing or production environment.
Experience managing or leading multiple, complex, cross-functional projects is essential.
Experience working in a matrixed environment, with a demonstrated ability to influence subject matter experts to successfully deliver technical projects is essential.
Experience working with external stakeholders is required.
Experience in project planning and project management.
Experience in industrial manufacturing preferred, with a keen interest in continuous manufacturing or related technologies and approaches.
Expertise and well established knowledge in continuous manufacturing practices and associated professional activities
Basic skills in chemical engineering/ chemistry
Understanding of basic USP standards-setting processes and compendial terminology
Knowledge of global pharmaceutical manufacturing industries and related quality/regulatory requirements/processes/systems
Superior interpersonal skills: professionalism, accountability, helpfulness, delegation, and customer service
Demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority at all organizational levels
Demonstrated ability to understand and deliver on scientific and business objectives
Able to effectively prioritize and efficiently manage multiple programs
Advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills
Excellent technical and executive verbal and written communication skills
Excellent technical and executive presentation, interpersonal, and reporting skill
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong time management skills
High accountability and drive for results
Computer competence (MS Office programs, e-mail, and workflow systems)
May supervise one or more individuals as the program develops. Indirect, functional stewardship (matrixed) responsibility over individuals involved in PCM activities (standard setting, education, training, consultancy, etc. as appropriate) USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:
Generous paid time off – 13 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start
An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately
Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family) The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries. Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.
Job Location Rockville, Maryland, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Job Category Scientific
Continuous Improvement Leader
The Lean Leader will serve as Lean change agent at site, ensure a consistent, rapid and successful deployment of Lean at an assigned large account or multiple smaller accounts, by using the Lean principles to train employees, develop lean transformation/continuous improvement plans addressing critical site needs, identify opportunities for improvement, execute improvement projects through Kaizen facilitation and employee engagement at all levels within assigned site(s), create value stream maps.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent MBA preferred.
Business/Engineering/Logistics or equivalent.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred, attainment is required within 12 months of hire.
Minimum of 6 years process or operations management experience. Lean Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Flow, Pull Replenishment and other process improvement experience.
Ability to learn new concepts, Interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and motivate teams.
System and change implementation skills. Communication skills
Proficiency in MS Office including Project, SPC, Excel, Internal/Lean Audit, Quality Management Systems, Corrective Action Systems , Minitab, Outlook preferred
Work with site leadership to conduct assessments of critical site and business needs.
Develop a thorough, effective and timely continuous improvement plan to address the top business needs at Ryder sites.
Lead Kaizen events, continuous improvement projects and other activities that execute the site improvement plan resulting in bottom line company results.
Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against site objectives and remove barriers to deployment of lean/continuous improvement plan.
Work with site leadership to update and re-prioritize the plan to maintain focus on the most critical site objectives.
Train site leadership and other key personnel on Ryder Lean Guiding Principles concepts/Lean Transformational processes in concert with the Supply Chain Solutions deployment strategy, and develop shop floor experts capable of driving Lean in their areas. Coach and mentor others on Lean so it becomes ingrained in the site culture.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to: management of the lean transformational activities and projects at one large customer account or multiple customer accounts, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business and day-to-day frontline associate interface and implementation of lean at the site.
Works on complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Regularly interacts with Senior Management and/or customer. Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
CategoryLean Supply Chain Solutions
Employment TypeRegular - Full Time (4)
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