Continuous Improvement Value Stream Lead
Website BD Medical/ BD Pharmaceutical
Job Description Summary
The CI Value Stream Lead is responsible for providing direction, motivation and support to associates in order to achieve desired safety, quality, delivery and cost (SQDC) outcomes/goals. This role will drive Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives to support productivity and waste reduction of the department / value stream. The Lead will have joint ownership with production leads for the visual management systems in place within the value stream. Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and best practices, and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to read and write and converse in English. Willing and able to uphold BD Values.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Actively drive Continuous Improvement activities such as facilitating blitzes, 5S management, and the Kaizen (KAS) program to support the SQDC initiatives within the value stream. Champion process improvements and ensure that changes associated with Continuous Improvements activities are implemented consistently to contribute to the sites annual cost savings targets. Support the value stream in data trending and analysis to proactively work to anticipate problems before they impact production. Support the value stream on root cause analysis and problem solving. Teach and mentor value stream members on lean basics. Other duties as required to support the needs of the business.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field required.
- 1-3 years of successful manufacturing experience
- Certified Lean Leader or Certified Lean Practitioner is essential
- Trained Green Belt desired
- Demonstrated success in working with teams to solve problems, facilitating meetings, and presenting results
- Demonstrated ability to successfully lead multiple projects
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. They do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.
Primary Work Location
USA NE – Columbus (East)
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