Continuous Improvement Specialist

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Feb 06, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are currently looking to fill a Continuous Improvement Specialist. Regeneron successfully manufactures a range of biopharmaceuticals for patients worldwide, including our approved therapeutic proteins and those involved in clinical studies. Our Continuous Improvement Specialists organize and drive various improvement initiatives within the operation. They work collaboratively and develops extensive knowledge of processes to analyze the flow of work.

As a Continuous Improvement Specialist, a typical day might include the following:
  • Facilitating and supporting cross-site / cross-functional continuous improvements projects, and structured problem-solving activities working to eliminate waste.
  • Developing the Continuous Improvement capabilities of the organization by developing, deploying and delivering effective instructor led training for employees.
  • Working with teams to support the CI Culture at Regeneron.
  • Preparing, distributing, and presenting project status reports to project team members and management
  • Developing and supporting systems to cultivate accountability and recognition of continuous improvement efforts.

This role might be for you if:
  • Strong understanding and proven use of problem-solving tools and techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of 5S, Kanban, Direct Observation, Daily and Visual Management and other Lean approaches.
  • Solid understanding of Continuous Improvement / Lean approaches.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Ability to plan, prepare, execute and support Kaizens events throughout their lifecycle.
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Think creatively and proactively propose solutions with an attention to detail.
  • Work with teams to develop CI opportunities & build effective working relationships throughout the organization.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings with cross site & cross-functional teams.
  • Adaptable and flexible with a can do, positive attitude.

To be considered for the Continuous Improvement Specialist you must have the following; BS/BA in a scientific or business discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience, or a MS/MBA and 2 years of relevant experience. Level is determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.