Vaccines Operations Excellence Coach
Cork, IE
25d ago

Vaccines Operations Excellence Coach Job

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This is an exciting opportunity for for an Operational excellence professional to become a key contrinbutor in helping establish a new Vaccines IPT here in Brinny.

The opportunity encompasses all aspects of Vaccines Drug Substance operations, where we are installing cutting edge technology in a brown field site.

The Operational Excellence Coach will provide MSD Production System, Lean and Continuous Improvement leadership & expertise to the Vaccines Integrated Process Team in meeting the four priorities of : Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.

Primary activities / responsibilities :

  • Develop the operational philosophy model within the newly created Vaccines IPT, and help establish the structures and processes required to enable the success of the IPT
  • Work Closely with the Vaccines Operational Leadership Team on key operational and strategic areas
  • Deliver and improve Lean & Six Sigma training, provide targeted individual or team training to enhance overall IPT
  • capability.

  • Coach colleagues to ensure the successful implementation of continutous improvements initiatives.
  • Identify suitable applications and opportunities to deploy the Lean & Six Sigma road maps and tools in projects
  • Continuously improve standards set by facilitating and executing Practical Problem Solving / Root Cause Analysis and
  • perform GAP analysis on manufacturing data to understand where to focus / prioritise problem solving efforts.

  • Work with the IPT to establish Operational Metrics
  • Take ownership & responsibility for maintaining and improving Tier & Governance processes across the IPT.
  • Influence & Work with other site stakeholders to continuously improve operations
  • Manage a portfolio of continuous improvement projects across the IPT
  • The Operational Excellence Coach will participate and comply with the MSD Quality Management System (QMS)
  • requirements, including ownership, as relevant to you

    Required : We require a candidate with

    We require a candidate with

  • Ambitious forward thinker who thrives on new challenges and is motivated by new learning opportunities
  • Holds a degree in a technical, science or business related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a regulated manufacturing environment. With a track record of sustained lean practiceand delivery of results.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (GMP / GLP)
  • Hands on experience with application of most of : Lean and Six Sigma tools and techniques,
  • Demonstrated application of culture and business change methodologies when realizing site and cross functional process improvement initiatives.
  • Outstanding influencing, listening, coaching and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build, lead and be member of high performing teams.
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills / Certified Sigma Green Belt.
  • Desired :

  • Operational Knowldege of Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Black Belt or MSD Black Belt certified or experience working for a dedicated MPS / Lean Team
  • Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.

    At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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