Lean Program Manager

at Eurofins
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Date Posted April 21, 2021
Category Bioscience
Job Type Full-time
Address 3301 Kinsman Blvd

Description

Job Description

LEAN Program Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

·  Foster morale and teamwork

·  Maintains understanding of business unit processes and business unit trends.

·  Drive related strategic initiatives that contribute to a more data and process driven culture.

·  Identifies system or procedural improvement opportunities and participates in their implementation.

·  Conceives, designs, and manages specific LEAN projects to an efficient and timely completion.

·  Is able to work effectively in a matrix reporting structure.

·  Works independently to support the leadership staff, while also:

o  Providing reports and analysis of department metrics and management information

o  Assuring procedures are documented

o  Developing and/or improving standard functional process/procedures

·  Interfaces with key clients to establish mutually important performance measures.

·  Troubleshoot problems and provide input to staffing requirements and staff issues.

·  Drives process improvement initiatives.

·  Trains, mentors, and coaches others with data analysis and use of statistical tools and process excellence techniques.

·  Enhances project management skills and techniques; is able to manage multiple priorities effectively and meet commitments in an accurate and timely manner

·  Develops and communicates business cases to support recommendations for change and develops controls to monitor the progress associated with implementation of the recommended changes.

·  Contributes towards a cohesive team environment.

·  Performs other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate would possess  :

·  Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills

·  Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

·  Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

·  Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

·  Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

·  Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) or equivalent degree in life sciences or chemistry preferred

·  Experience may be substituted for education. For example, a two-year Associate degree plus 4 years applicable experience with increasing responsibility may be substituted for a BS/BA degree.

·  Trained in LEAN Six Sigma principles and techniques

·  Green Belt or Black Belt certification (preferred)

Qualifications

·  Minimum of 8-10 years of related experience

·  Knowledge of regulatory agency guidelines is preferred.

·  Proven organization, observation, and problem solving skills.

·  Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with computers and software applications

·  Enhanced experience with LIMS (preferred)

·  Effective interpersonal skills

·  Excellent communication skills

·  Ability to effectively communicate with multiple levels of the organization

·  Demonstrate attention to detail; consistent accuracy

·  Participate in implementing improvements in procedures

·  Ability to report and present information

·  Highly focused on People/Process/Client philosophy and orientation

·  Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

 

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