Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Senior Manager, Process Innovation

Job Locations GB-Pencoed | US-NJ-Raritan | US-NY-Rochester
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/2/2018 12:02 PM)
ID
2018-4952
Job Country
United Kingdom

The Company

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.

 

With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.

 

Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.

 

Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.

 

Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

 

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

The Opportunity

 

As the company continues to grow, we are seeking an experienced Process Innovation Sr. Manager. 

 

He/she will collaborate across the Ortho Enterprise organisation to identify and implement Quality Systems Process Improvements to optimize use of Ortho resources while maintaining the highest standards of product quality.  Facilitates working teams using Process Excellence methodologies to define solutions, integrate best practices, and streamline  elements of the quality system

The Responsibilities

Collaborates with all Ortho functions to identify and prioritize relevant process improvement opportunities

- Facilitate/Lead working teams to identify and implement solutions (based on a combination of Lean and Six-Sigma principles) to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ortho quality system

- Identify, prioritize and manage a portfolio of improvement opportunities

 

- Participates in/or leads development/maintenance of relevant training modules which support the quality system; Conducts classroom style training and employee mentoring as a function of subject matter expertise 

- Provide support where required in 1) external audit management & response, 2) management of high impact customer excellence issues

 

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The Individual

EDUCATION:

 

BA/BS in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Physical Science Required

MA/MS in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Physical Science Preferred

 

REQUIRED:

9 to 12 years related experience in Medical Device quality system management, including Process Excellence (certified to BB in Lean

or Six-Sigma). 

 

Desirable certifications include ASQ –CQA, ASQ-CQE, ASQ-SWQE, ASQ-CQM,  or equivalents

Willing to travel (Up to 25% Domestic & International travel)

 

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Equal Opportunity

At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career. 

 

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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