Ops Excellence, Site Lead - FWN

The Operational Excellence, Site Lead is primarily responsible for driving the cross-functional process improvement program within an Alcon MTO site as part of the overall Operational Excellence agenda.

Focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean and other continuous improvement methodologies

Own the annual objective for the Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) for the MTO site and track and report progress towards the achievement of the annual target

Liaison with the Global Operational Excellence organization to identify opportunities for site Lean improvement (Gemba) Events and candidates for Green Belt and Black Belt Training

Participate in major site Lean improvement (Gemba) events, achieving multiple $M reductions in Lead/Cycle Time and process defects

Work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very "hands-on" approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change driver.

Mentor Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belts through the completion of certification projects. EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements Min: University degree in Business, Finance, IT or Engineering.

Min: Certification as a LSS Black Belt

Preferred: certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Fluency in English

Min: At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred: 8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

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