Continuous Improvement Specialist – MPS
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.
Continuous Improvement Specialist – MPS
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Continuous Improvement Specialist
Manufacturing Production System, are to:
Understanding of Production Systems implementation methodology, lean content and change management approach to successfully sustain Production Systems implementation at site;
Ensure adequate and timely communication at sites;
Ensure adequate training of site personnel;
Act as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) in lean practices and facilitate the continuous improvement journey at the site;
Review continuous improvement opportunities with Implementation Task Force (ITF) and Site Steering committee (SSC) to be implemented to focus on full benefit of employees and business;
Coach / guide the team to ensure the recommendations and actions are followed to improve value for the site as issues and problems are fully visible to site leadership team;
Develop and review site key performance indicators that provide a clear tracking system on manufacturing performance and drive action;
Provide oversight of processes related to product quality in cooperation with seed production management and other stakeholders including but not limited to the Monsanto Global Quality & Compliance Assurance and Control teams;
Lead Quality initiatives broadly and build a culture to maintain a healthy Quality Management System (QMS);
Champion the development, implementation, and improvement of QMS and its performance;
Ensure quality processes that support customer centricity and a premium product delivered to the marketplace in partnership with seed production management, engineering, innovations, & IT;
Champions manufacturing fundamentals core values and integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and teams throughout the business;
Creates a learning and empowering environment that prioritizes site values and employee ownership of work processes;
Operational Excellence Strategy: Pursues an integrated supply chain, understands the gains derived from implementing world class manufacturing techniques and has a long-term vision and strategy of improving the operation and the tenacity to stay the course;
Delivering Supply Chain – One Team vision: Identifies and delivers on opportunities to drive value through improved alignment across business functions. WHO YOU ARE
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in agriculture, engineering disciplines, supply chain, business, management or any related field;
Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing and or seed agricultural industry;
Valid Driver's License;
Experience in leading and developing teams.
Coaching / mentoring group facilitation skills;
Strong communication skills (written and oral
open, honest and persistent);
Full accountability to MPS implementation and sustainability at site level;
Lean, Six Sigma, 5S experience;
Master Planning Knowledge- build capability and deliver results.
Domestic relocation assistance may be offered for this position.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the “Passion to Innovate” and the “Power to Change”, we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
+ 1 888-473-1001, option #5