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Process Manager, Supply Chain Business Excellence

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 23, 2024

Job Details

Purpose:

Lead complex Lean Six Sigma (LSS) projects throughout the organization. Ensures delivery of <br/>all aspects of the project coordination, communication and execution. Identify opportunities <br/>to significantly reduce operating cost and cycle time and increase efficiency; then leads <br/>projects to achieve these savings. Improve the capability of the organization by training and <br/>mentoring personnel on Business Excellence tools and provide mentoring and leadership to <br/>Sponsors, Green-belt and kaizen candidates. Establish and maintain relationships with key <br/>internal and external stakeholders.

  • Facilitate analysis of opportunities and risks, and identifies impacts and recommendations  to the business and demonstrate leadership in setting and aligning project direction.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and ability to develop strategic scenarios and options aligned with the supply chain strategic focus priorities.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships and expectations.
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement efforts to meet service, quality and cost  objectives
  • Support and motivate teams to ensure timely and successful delivery of projects.
  • Provide training and coaching to sponsors, Black Belts, Green Belts and Kaizen leaders inside the team. May implement lean warehousing methodologies throughout the warehousing and logistics operation.
  • Manage a group of individuals capable of identifying and execute continuous improvement efforts to meet customer service, quality and cost objectives.
  • Support the operational SC excellence team providing reliable processes, data driven problem solving and robust root cause analysis capabilities.
  • May Implement Lean Six Sigma methodologies and perform regular value stream mappings in order to gain efficiencies in the department/area.
  • Lead multiple high-impact process improvement projects across the organization. Identify opportunities to significantly reduce warehousing operating cost and cycle time and increase efficiency and lead implementation efforts.

  • 10 years business experience, minimum of 4 years LSS experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferred disciplines:  Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or Business Management
  • Accredited LSS Black Belt required; PMP preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving, analytical and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Financial acumen and ability to assess project ROI
  • Proven experience in leading LSS projects in operational and transactional settings

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


Company

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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