• United States Of America, Usa
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Job Description:

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality Were focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life As an Operational Excellence Lead in Mt Vernon, IN, youll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients lives Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing

Global Operations is fundamental to our purpose of delivering life-changing medicines to patients, touching every aspect of our business and providing a platform for everything that we do We harness the specialist talents of 13,000 people around the world 20 PERCENT of our global workforce With 30 production facilities in 18 countries were focused on supplying our medicines with care, quality and efficiency, reducing the time from lab to patient Keen to bridge the gap between science and patients Turn research into reality And forge a global career thats full of possibilities, as part of a world-class team Come and thrive in our vibrant, energizing, connected and supportive culture and make a real difference to patients

The Operational Excellence Lead is the Lean Process Owner and is responsible to establish and implement a common site approach for KPIs, Lean Tools, and Continuous Improvement The individual will be the site Lean Subject Matter Expert and lead the site Lean Community of Practice, being responsible for coaching and building the skills of the Operational Excellence Specialists, PETs and Support Services in KPI, Lean, and Continuous Improvement areas Responsibilities also include the proper application of Lean Tools, Project Management, Process Management and Improvement The focus is to drive higher performance across the site through process improvement

Job Responsibilities

Design and implement KPI system and common site approach for visual control strategies
Leads, coaches, and facilitates the application of a common site approach of Lean Tools
Coaches the Operational Excellence Specialists, PET, and Support Services on process ownership approach and ensures the site follows Standard Ways of Working and have a process for improvement
Implement and improve process for overall Site Performance Reviews and provide process leadership for the annual goal and target setting process
Provides support to Operational Excellence Specialists for larger and more complex projects
Collaborates with other US supply site Lean Process Owners to determine appropriate use of the AZ Lean strategic approach for Operations overall as well as the site to drive standardized ways of working
Work with site leadership team on their focus areas by thinking strategically--working to apply their insight to challenge and adapt current approaches/ways of doing things
Influence the PETs on use of their processes by driving performance--holds others accountable for high standards and clarifies what needs to be accomplished, why and the consequences for the individual and/or organization
Collaborate with both the leadership team and the Operational Excellence team members, both at site and in US by working collaboratively--seeks input and demonstrates appreciation for diverse views and works across boundaries to establish common purpose and goals to deliver value to the business

Qualifications

Education

Bachelors in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline

our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Apr 2020

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