The position reports to Manager, PPI Business System . The Process Improvement Engineer is responsible for the sustaining and continuous improvement of operations process, managing projects to improve process flexibility and efficiency, leads transfers of specific production lines.
Improves and sustains Operations process by definition, execution, management of Practical Process Improvement (PPI) projects / programs.
This also includes : Operations processes design and process maintenance in line with technology needs, industry / best practice standardsDriving the manufacturing processes to lean principlesContinuous cost reduction in the complete manufacturing and supply chain flow (including purchased parts)Cycle Time, inventory optimization projectsManages product quality / yield improvement projects
Manages projects of transfer / resourcing / outsourcing of manufacturing process
Manages and executes other complex cross functional, cross site projects addressing operations issues from inception to completion.
Supports PPI BS roadmap : Searches for Improvement opportunities through data analysis and collaboration with operations teamsCreates / Proposes / Drives approval of the improvement roadmapIs responsible for cost and labor planning and allocation in cooperation with company management.
As part of the improvement activities drives the teams for usage of Thermofishers’ PPI Business System - introduced RC identification, problem solving, risk / failure identification, project management and other quality and / or lean methodologies
Provides training necessary to improvement execution
Engages with design engineering early in the Product Management Process (PMP) for New Product Introductions (NPI). This includes analysis, investigation and response to manufacturing process design.
Ensures new designs can go into production as quickly as possible and in line with our process management strategy.
Following the effective documents IMS, EMS and managing documentations.
Documents / archives / reports results of work according to company rules.
Communicates effectively to cross-functional teams in Product Development, Service, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics and other FEI departments WW
Follow Sarbans-Oxley directives, rules and procedures
Maintains a clean work area and tools consigned
Adheres to work safety, fire safety and hygiene of work.
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience :
Masters or PhD level in engineering such as Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant degree
Demonstrated strong leadership and ability to manage complex projects from inception to completion
3 years’ experience with project management in high tech manufacturing or Research and Development
This position requires basic knowledge of physics (e.g., electron or ion beam technologies), high-vacuum design principles and clean room practices
Must demonstrate technical knowledge in the scope of candidates technical background and very good overview and understanding of other areas related to Thermofisher business such as mechanical design, physics, electrical design, system engineering and architecture, SW, materials, basic chemistry etc.
Should demonstrate knowledge of design principles, new product development and change management processes
Must demonstrate strong knowledge of manufacturing, industrial engineering and knowledge of manufacturing management including workable knowledge of Design for Manufacturability, reliability, quality principles
Must demonstrate good knowledge of safety and quality systems
Must exhibit strong personal moral and ethics codex, proactive and overall positive personality and creativity in solving various complex situations in technical and social area.
Must be a team player.
Must possess basic computer skills and clearly demonstrated ability to develop engineering reports, data analysis and presentations using common Microsoft Office applications
Must demonstrate good communications skills and be able to lead effectively cross functional teams on projects including international and multicultural teams, projects, suppliers and customers
Must demonstrate fluent English speech and writing
Excellent presentation skills to various levels of auditorium