Catalent Pharma Solutions Operational Excellence CI Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri
Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here
The Operational Excellence CI Specialist will identify, support and execute continuous improvement projects for Operations (Analytics, Pharmaceutics, and Manufacturing) as part of the overall operational excellence journey. The role requires active participation in every aspect of Operations’ effort to improve our ability to realize improvements in the quality, cost, and supply of safe and efficacious clinical and commercial medicines to patients.
Lead and/or support Operational Excellence projects that improve the Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC) business results for Operations following the site governance process.
Assist Operations colleagues to identify continuous improvement opportunities by performing GEMBA walks with Operations, gathering and reviewing operational metrics, gathering Voice of the Customer data, etc.
Assist Operations leadership to prioritize and select projects to drive SQDC improvements.
Lead or enable others to execute activities such as time and motion studies, process flow and value stream mapping, standard work, etc., leading to cycle time reductions for critical work flows.
Lead or enable others to execute Kaizen and Six Sigma projects
Work with process-owners to acquire and analyze data to enable process improvements
Assist in the advancement of Lean Six Sigma training for Operations
Network and collaborate with other CI Leaders to share best practices
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering, or Science discipline is required
Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3 years of Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement experience. Candidates with pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience are preferred
Experience applying Lean, Six Sigma, theory of constraints, factory physics techniques, etc. in a manufacturing environment. (Lean certification at Green Belt level preferred)
Change-management methodologies consistent with establishing a culture of continuous improvement
Demonstrated team leadership and project-management skills
Demonstrated ability to lead by influence and drive results through others not under direct supervision
Catalent’s leadership competencies
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
19 days of paid time off annually
Potential for career growth within an expanding team
Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.
Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
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Catalent = Catalyst + Talent
Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…
You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).
You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!
You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.
You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.
You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!
See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here.
Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.