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Program Manager Six Sigma Black Belt - Global Supply Chain

Company: FISI - FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:


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 - Global Supply Chain. The Program Manager Six Sigma Black Belt - Global Supply Chain will be responsible for planning and managing projects in Supply Chain to ensure that overall program goals are met. Owns schedule and cost with KPIs of the entire program to report to the Project Management Office (PMO). **

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  • 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 FISI 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:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or Supply Chain
    • 5-7 years of experience as practitioner of Black Belt to demonstrate effective problem solver
    • 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
    • Experience in contract negotiation is preferred
    • Ability to build collaborative relationships and facilitate a collaborative environment.
    • Certifications from PMI for project management or from APICS for supply chain is desired
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Microsoft Project (or equivalent software)
    • Ability to speak, read, and write English
    • Good oral and written communication skills and good presentation skills--For California, the base salary range for this position is $91,175 to $155,520 annually. Compensation for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience, location, etc.).--Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.--In--the event that COVID-19--vaccine mandates issued by the federal government, or by state or local government--become effective and enforceable, the Company--will--require that the successful candidate hired for positions--covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s)--be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.-- For all--positions, the Company--encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and--may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus--periodically--and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.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: FISI - FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Santa Ana , Program Manager Six Sigma Black Belt - Global Supply Chain, Professions , Santa Ana, California

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