JOB DESCRIPTION :
Abbott Biologicals Olst is worldwide responsible for the filling of lactulose, the production of hormone preparations and the formulation of Mebeverine.
In addition, the flu vaccine Influvac® is filled at the site and contract manufacturing takes place. For these products, Abbott Biologicals in Olst is the center of excellence.
For our Business Excellence department, we are looking for a :
Business Excellence Engineer
Your focus is on implementing and ensuring Operational Excellence, with the aim of efficient, consistent and effective working processes in Olst.
As Business Excellence Engineer you stay informed about for his / her activity all relevant laws, rules and regulations developments and you keep current about developments within own domain of expertise and assess their potential use for the company.
Tasks and responsibilities
Define, propose and implement objectives and best practices.
Follow up, regularly review and improve work methods, procedures and organization.
Share responsibility with the BEx Manager on Continuous Improvement executing.
Apply appropriate tools and methods (e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma) for any given situation, and guarantee the correct use.
Extend the standardized use of these tools and methods across the organization. Cooperate with Site Leadership on establishing and driving the change management program.
Strive for a continuous improvement culture, where employees improve their processes step by step.
Analyze processes in order to identify potential improvement ideas.
Calculate, during this analysis, which results may be expected and monitor the realized results during the implementation.
Work together with multidisciplinary teams in order to define and implement improvement projects.
Support the implementation and assurance of improvement projects in the role of Lean Six Sigma engineer.
Identify gaps and opportunities with an effective data collection and reporting system as well as frequent internal and external benchmarking.
Support the development and sharing of good practices within the EPD Operational Excellence Network.
Spread a culture of continuous improvement, supported with strong communication and a local training program reaching the entire target population with tailor made content.
Provide coaching, mentoring and training to employees on all levels.
Permanently check that all activities are performed in compliance with HSE rules.
Develop and analyze organizational bottlenecks and possible solutions.
Maintain contacts with BEx teams of other Abbott sites and Global BEx for exchanging best practices’.
Higher Education (Bachelor / Master) in one of the following disciplines : Business Administration, Controlling, Engineering, Operations, Logistics Management.
Practical knowledge and experience with Lean, Six Sigma and similar tools and methods.
A blackbelt certification is strongly preferred.
You are always looking for improvement and challenging the status quo.
Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
JOB FAMILY : Engineering
DIVISION : EPD Established Pharma
EPD Established Pharma