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Job Description
Pushing the boundaries of discovery
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, our company enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. We design, manu­facture, and supports the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.
Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sci­ences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide team of 3200 people is dedicated to customers' pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired FEI Company in September of 2016 as a part of the Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) in the newly-formed Materials and Structural Analysis Division (MSD).

Check out these video’s to get more insight in what it means to work on our complex High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscopes. These high-end tools are being produced in our cleanrooms in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
· Corporate organizationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABSxT6Y099I
· Inside the FEI Titan Transmission Electron Microscopehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wEmsDh_l_A
· How to make a microscopehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W6J_f4yVVg
· the installation of a Talos atb the University of Chicago https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40rTgRq7iD0

The position:
As CI Manager you are responsible for the overall Practical Process Improvement (PPI) Business System implementation in the Operations department. This includes assisting the leadership team in the development of a perpetual plan (funnel) for PPI projects; provide guidance in tool selection, expertise and training. You will define and develop a process for idea generation, develop ideas into projects, align and prioritize projects with business priorities, then train, coach and mentor teams to execute projects with PPI tools and assist in tracking the results that support the overall business strategy.
Next to PPI management, you will lead projects/programs within Operations in order to further improve performance and efficiency of the Operations department

Key Responsibilities:
•Lead PPI across the business, which includes driving improvement in CAS through customer delivery & improved quality, as well as cost reduction and avoidance to improve profitability
•Utilize the PPI 8 step problem solving methodology to deliver sustainable results
•Conduct organizational training for the PPI problem solving and PPI Lean tools.
•Work closely with the leadership team to accelerate culture change and embed the PPI Business System as a “way-to-work” at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
•Ensure goal tree alignment and project alignment within the business to achieve annual cost saving and working capital targets.
•Develop and improve the metric reporting process, ensuring the site is accounting for all benefits accurately and fully.
•Drive “daily accountability” throughout the organization and deploy the Tier Board System.
•Coordinate and interact with other PPI professionals around the company to identify, implement and take advantage of best practices across the business
•Act as a change agent, systematically driving use of tools for continuous improvement and positive change throughout the organization
•Ex Lead improvement projects/programs in order to further improve performance and efficiency of the Eindhoven Operations department

•MSc degree in business or a technical field (or BSc and >5 years relevant working experience)
•Experience leading continuous improvement in business and manufacturing processes.
•Thorough understanding of tools such as but not limited to: strategy deployment, transformation, 5S, material flow, visual management, RCCM, tiered daily management
•Comfortable conversing at all levels of the organization
•Lean experience with a proven track record that delivers results

Preferred Qualifications:
•Advanced degree in business or technical field
•Qualified as a PPI Process Manager (training will be given)
•Broad knowledge of organizational occasionally
•Excellent interpersonal, time management, decision-making and conflict management skills

Your profile:
This role requires candidates that can not only drive change, but also embed the change. You understand that change takes time, the importance of working close together with all stakeholders and understand that their priority is their daily business and goals. Through your business understanding and cultural awareness you know how to get things done. Ideally you have a background in a high tech manufacturing company.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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