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Supply Chain Operational Excellence Specialist

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to prioritize and drive performance improvements that will have substantial impact on the business results and on delivering operational excellence to customers, by challenging the status quo, coaching, and embedding a mindset of continuous improvement to achieve performance excellence.

 

 You are responsible for

 

  • Managing the deployment and embedding of new critical capabilities and standardized ways of working brought by the ISC transformation in line with customer needs
  • Focusing on productivity planning & execution and E2E view of value chain efficiency & effectiveness
  • Maintaining Operational Excellence methodology and tools on one or more specific areas.
  • Coaching Lean Masters by sharing, implementing and sustaining best practices across deployment sites and across sectors
  • Calibrating, assessing and coaching the organization in determining Operational Excellence Maturity.
  • Encouraging engagement through BG Operations & Functional leaders to ensure stakeholder buy in.
  • Striving to identify and improve cost saving opportunities by streamlining processes
  • Working together with ISC leadership to implement improvement plans
  • Contributing to the implementation of new critical capabilities and standardized ways of working
  • Maintaining Operational Excellence methodology and tools on one or more specific areas.
  • Assessing the organization in determining Operational Excellence Maturity.
  • Ensuring kaizen events - six sigma projects are properly planned / executed / sustained
  • Supporting the business in resolving issues, using the known lean and 6S tools, the CI methodology, Kaizen events and Problem Solving as a way to improve Quality, Delivery, Cost and Inventory within their assigned

 

You are a part of the Commercial Operations Team for Health Systems in Southern Africa and work closely with commercial and Supply Chain Teams and 3rd party suppliers to drive the E2E Operational Excellence.

 

You will report to Services Operation Manager, Health Systems for Southern Africa.

 

Specialist Experience

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering required, MBA is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ related experience (for Bachelor degree) or 3 years’ related experience (for Master degree)
  • Proven track record in driving Excellence Practices, esp. Lean, Continuous Improvement
  • Experience in supporting a program or project across departments and Change Management
  • Experience in Change Management, empathy & Interpersonal skills
  • Strong influence skill in managing different stakeholders
  • Problem Solving techniques and methodologies to deliver breakthrough

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

Job Summary

Company
Philips
City
Johannesburg
Country
  • South Africa
Industries
  • Technology
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP275336
Posted
01 July 2019
Applications Deadline
20 September 2019

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