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Program Manager - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Company: FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID 2021-15944
Category R & D
Company (Portal Searching) FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company's consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.We are hiring a Program Manager - Six Sigma Black Belt in our Research and Development group, supporting our Global Supply Chain. We are seeking an individual to plan and manage projects in Supply Chain to ensure that overall program goals are met. The Program Manager (PM) owns schedule, scope and cost with KPIs of the entire program to report to the Project Management Office (PMO).**
External US

  • Provide leadership and teams with directions using +QDIP to ensure smooth daily operational flow in Global Supply Chain (GSC) from Planning for Capacity & Materials down to Master Production Schedule
  • Partner with GSC from PMO to develop and manage portfolio of projects for delivered continuous improvements in supply-chain capabilities, including leading multiple monthly Kaizen with cross-functional groups, to ensure 95% on-time delivery (OTD) as one of the OPEX metrics
  • Use Hoshin-Kanri matrix from Lean Black Belt to deploy FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific's Strategy for GSC execution of projects
  • Follow PMO governance as standard of best practice in managing GSC programs with reporting KPIs on performance health
  • Manage all identified risks with counter measures for immediate corrective actions to minimize overall program risk and enhance benefits realization
  • Responsible for the development, coordination and execution of all material program strategies (MPS), material program plan (MPP), supply chain objectives, and enterprise objectives
  • Develop and define the master list of Supply Chain improvement projects, including business case, resources, project timelines, and deliverables for monthly performance reviews
  • Partner with the GSC and other key stakeholders (e.g. Quality, Marketing, Operations, R&D PMO, and others) to ensure programs are aligned with priorities and appropriate adjustments and priorities are established and maintained
  • Define KPI and track programs with reported counter measures to manage risks for key benefits realization and to meet the needs of the Supply Chain Leadership Team
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
  • Serve as the mortar between the GSC, PMO, Marketing and other departments Experience/ Education:
    • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Engineering, Business, Finance or Supply Chain
    • 5-7 years of experience as practitioner of Black Belt to demonstrate effective problem solver
    • As a Six Sigma Black Belt, experience in using SAP data for statistical analysis in Minitab at 95% confidence level to improve the forecast of demand management and more
    • 5+ years in Project Management
    • Experience with developing and analyzing performance metrics as well as experience proactively addressing associated program and functional issues
    • Ability to build collaborative relationships and facilitate a collaborative environment
    • Experience in contract negotiation is preferred
    • Certification from PMI for project management or from APICS for supply chain is desired FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Keywords: FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Santa Ana , Program Manager - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt , Executive , Santa Ana, California

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