BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Continuous Improvement Engineer in San Diego, California
Job Description SummaryThis role will champion continuous improvement by leading Continuous Improvement events, training events, initiatives and change management programs for operations using lean and six sigma methodologies. In this role, you will lead process improvements that meet business needs, facilitate lean training, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term strategic and operational planning, and contribute to the overall performance of the business
Leading and participating in projects, JDIs (Just Do Its), kaizens, and utilizing Lean Six Sigma tools to improve processes.
Identify short, mid, and long-term wins that will transform the culture and produce results.
Facilitate classroom and individual training involving lean and six sigma methodologies
Coach and mentor personnel at all levels of the organization on Continuous Improvement characteristics
Responsible for executing a lean transformation plan that provides delivery of goals and metrics including Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Productivity, Output, Cycle reduction / Inventory Reduction.
Provide event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate support, and achievement of expected tangible benefits.
Must be able to communicate across the organization at all levels, from individual contributors to executive leadership level.
Bachelor’s degree required, strongly preferred concentration in engineering, manufacturing/operations, or an equivalent level of degree.
Experience facilitating, coaching and implementing Lean/six sigma events and driving lean transformation with proven results.
Working knowledge of SIOP and inventory management best practices
Lean and Six Sigma Certifications or equivalent
Proven ability to successfully manage cross functional teams, and implement improvement within an established time frame, then sustain improvements.
High energy, data driven, and results oriented.
Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and organization skills must be comfortable teaching and presenting to large groups at all levels of the organization.
Strong project management skills
Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and various analysis tools.
Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D
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