Manager, LEAN Manufacturing

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 8501170130-en-us

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.
Depuy is currently recruiting for a Manager of LEAN Manufacturing for their Monument,  Colorado facility.
The Mgr. Lean Mfg. is accountable to lead/support and/or initiate process improvements in conjunction with the Business Unit Managers; process kaizan, flow kaizan, value stream mapping (VSM) and other lean manufacturing techniques through the disciplined use of identification, analysis and measurement. The Mgr. Lean Mfg. role brings expertise in support of multi-functional efforts towards process improvement, data capture and analysis, infrastructure support, process ownership and required compliance to procedures. Communicating with and advising Business Unit Managers on strategic direction and thrusts is critical to the success of this position. The Mgr. Lean Manufacturing will also be responsible for not only local activities but also globally as Best Practices are identified and implemented.
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of multiple business applications.
  • Promotes innovation in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Monitors, communicates, prepares and presents operations suggestions, results and metrics.
  • Partners with management team to optimize operations processes and ensures linkage to company productivity and financial goals are met.
  • Responsible for teaching less experienced personnel on the benefits of lean and JIT application towards manufacturing improvements which will include becoming a Synthes JIT Course Instructor.
  • Promotes and nurtures the highest standards of teamwork and cooperation in order to implement key strategic processes and programs.
  • Able to effectively teach less experienced personnel on the benefits of lean applications towards manufacturing improvements.
  • Effectively completes other duties as assigned.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one's job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
  • Diligently participate in our compliance program-related activities as denoted by your supervisor or our Chief Compliance Officer.
  • Promote and nurture the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and compliance, and actively support our compliance program-related initiatives and activities.
  • Consistently enforce employee compliance, including attendance at training programs, and promptly report any non-compliance to the Chief Compliance Officer.

  • Minimum of BS in Engineering, Science or related Discipline is required.
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • 10 years experience is required.
  • Proven leadership and knowledge of climate science, energy technologies, renewable energy, utility purchasing, and project management are required. 
  • Must be familiar with the operation of manufacturing and research facilities. 
  • Must be knowledgeable regarding public policies, laws, programs, funding incentives, etc. related to energy initiatives
  • Must have the ability to perform financial analyses of capital projects. 
  • Good communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, are required. 
  • Strong influencing skills along with the ability to negotiate with key business leaders is critical.
  • Experience managing capital and expense budgets is required.   
  • This position is required to set long term goals and develop the strategies to meet those goals.  Must provide the leadership and influencing skills to engage a worldwide group of some 100 key directors, managers, and professionals to successfully implement our energy policies and strategies, with minimal direction from his/her supervisor.
  • Experience making decisions regarding the purchase of energy including selection of vendors, contract terms and strategies, within the established procurement standards and procedures
  • Must have a Strong network of peers in the sustainability community and be comfortable speaking publically on a regular basis
  • This position could require up to 35% travel both domestic and international.

Primary Location
United States-Colorado-Monument
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
Industrial Manufacturing
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