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Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: Baxter
Location: Cicero
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

This is where you save and sustain lives At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. - Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare. Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. - Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives- where your purpose accelerates our mission. - JOB SUMMARY: -
The Senior CI Engineer is responsible for leading and executing Continuous Improvement initiatives in alignment with the site strategic plan. - The Continuous Improvement Engineer supports the deployment of lean transformation principles by planning, organizing, directing, leading, coaching, and training others in continuous improvement methodology. - The role will directly support the implementation, execution, and sustainment of the Baxter Operating System (BOS). -


  • Support and execution of the overall Site Strategic Improvement Plan (SSIP)
  • Collaborate with Baxter Continuous Improvement organization to develop strategic site CI initiatives related to the Baxter Operating System (BOS)
  • Focus on business performance that constantly strive to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share via the use of Lean tools and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and "ever changing" environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills.
  • Act as a key driver of change within the business, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the enterprise-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust, and grow with the business's Lean transformation.
  • Execute and support conversion & overhead Value Improvement Projects (VIP)
  • Active member of various CI committees in support of CI transition and culture.
  • Responsible of Visual Management implementation and sustainment within the site
  • Provide Lean Tools training to all levels within the site -
  • Lead and facilitate Kaizen and Value Stream Events for the site as well as coordinate the execution of action plans and kaizen newspaper action items
  • Continuous identification of ideas to eliminate waste in the organization
  • Facilitate problem solving and be a coach to team members on problem solving methodology
  • Promote core Baxter behaviors and values
  • Organize, lead, and participate in continuous improvement activities to meet set targets
  • Create project plans and drive projects for continuous improvement
  • Support managers and integrate change within a team environment
  • Coordinate tasks with internal and/or external service providers
  • Coordinate training as needed to support integration of lean methods
  • Lead, develop and standardize analyses regarding KPIs and projects for the site EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or a related field.
    • Experience: 5+ years of manufacturing operations experience, preferably in Pharmaceuticals or related field. 5+ years of knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen principles
    • Skills/Qualifications: Six Sigma/Lean tools, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Effective written and oral communication skills
    • Competencies:
    • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Self-driven initiator
    • Analytical mindset
    • Action oriented/drive for results
    • Must be approachable
    • Ability to drive continuous improvement
    • "Good enough" attitude, customer focused
    • Team orientation/strong team player
    • Detailed-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Effective time management, problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Proven cross-functional team leader/member
    • Good understanding of behaviors when working with improvements
    • Ability to see the whole process in improvements
    • Must perceive change as an opportunity The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law. Equal Employment Opportunity Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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      Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. Recruitment Fraud Notice

      Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice. 082116

Keywords: Baxter, Syracuse , Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Cicero, New York

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