Material Waste Champion
, Tennessee
January 17, 2017
Basic qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree of Science
• Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering
• Serve as a technical lead for manufacturing and packaging processes. Develop continuous improvement activities associated with improving yield and reducing waste across a portfolio of consumer healthcare products in the OTC and oral care categories.
• Propose and implement process improvements
• Conduct investigations of process deviations to determine root cause/corrective actions
• Author and execute plant trials to resolve process challenges as well as implement new improvements.
• Author/revise Batch Records, SOPs, technical reports, technical change controls, and other site documentation
• Conduct technical training on processes and procedures to all levels of the organization

Preferred qualifications:
• Candidate should be familiar with project management tools/software (i.e. MSProject).
• Familiar with problem solving techniques, people management skills, and Lean/Six Sigma tools
• Knowledgeable of high speed packaging and manufacturing operations
• Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

To provide process improvements and standard ways of working to the Memphis site in an effort to meet the site's commitment to reduce material waste (MUV).

• Working knowledge of various manufacturing processes and unit operations including powder/material handling and dispensing, roll compaction, dry blending/milling, tablet compression, and secondary packaging
• Basic knowledge of process control systems
• Continuous improvement background with knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma/OE tools and techniques
• Experience using coaching/mentoring techniques and interpersonal communication skills in working with a diverse population at all levels of the company (i.e. shop floor to global corporate partners)
• Experience in technical writing
• Demonstrated track record of success leading multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direction

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