Senior Manager, Continuous Improvement in Detroit MI

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  • Detroit, MI, US, 48085 View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

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Join Steris as Senior Manager, Continuous Improvement in Detroit Michigan. At the Steris you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Steris career in Detroit MI.


Position : Senior Manager, Continuous Improvement

Job Category: Lean

Work location : Detroit, Michigan

Job Segment : Medical, Manager, Inspector, Business Process, Healthcare, Management, Quality



At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
The Senior Continuous Improvement Manager will develop local vision and strategy to drive operational excellence through continuous improvement program initiatives and deployments in multiple sites. This role will collaborate with various stakeholders to plan, organize, and implement an array of established STERIS Continuous Improvement methods, practices, and tools ranging from basic to complex for more efficient and effective operations and processes, including those of a multi-faceted or intricate nature.  You will be directly involved with the operations/process improvement and work in a collaborative, action-oriented, self-motivated manner to build support for change and transformation while leading, training, developing, motivating, and coaching the team in the development of a lean culture.   

*This is a fully remote position with approximately 50% travel through the U.S. There are approximately 40 locations nationally, with major facilities in San Diego, CA, Libertyville, IL, Chester, NY and Spartanburg, SC.
What You Will Do:

Leads, develops strategy, and drives lean transformation and change initiatives to create and sustain world-class, visually managed facilities for instantaneous recognition of wastes in all areas.
Facilitates and/or conducts lean training programs, Kaizen events, and other lean initiatives that may include delivery of training for enterprise wide training programs.  Assesses, coaches, and provides constructive feedback to teams to strengthen lean competencies at the site.
Leads change initiatives and serves as a change facilitator, develops and collaborates with site/area lean champions and/or business leaders, and influences leadership in the transformation to and/or in support of a continuous improvement culture. Works collaboratively with various levels of business leadership to implement and promote adoption of CI/Lean culture and strategies.
Develops strategies, establishes, monitors and ensures business’ effective utilization of lean core CI/lean systems  such as: SQDC, 5S, Standard Work, and Leader Standard Work for compliance to standards and effective utilization.
Prepares budgets, schedules, and other financial reports regarding the impact of and sustaining CI/lean improvements, waste reduction, and ROI as indicated by lean accounting principles. Creates input to the Lean Scorecard and maintains its status to be current. Provides input to Capital Equipment Requests relative to CI/Lean projects and may assist with CER development.

What You Need To Be Successful:

Bachelors Degree required.
Requires 11+ years of demonstrated, qualified lean experience in a leadership role.
Requires one successful brownfield lean transformations or equivalent transformation experience.
In depth knowledge, demonstrated understanding, and demonstrated application of various lean tools: Toyota Production System and methodologies , A3 Development and Management, Process Flow Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, 5S/Visual Factory, TPM, QCO-SMED, Standard Work, Process Problem Solving, Built In Quality, Just In Time, Kaizen/Continuous Improvement, Hoshin Kanri – SDP X Matrix, and Lean ROI.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to integrate safety, ergonomics, 5S, and other  critical business requirements and techniques  within CI/lean and practices.
2 + year’s experience managing CI/Lean initiatives in a multi-site, multi-division situation and/or larger, more complex operation.
Lean certification from a recognized independent technical organization. Bronze certification from AME/SME or the ability to certify within 6 months in role.
Ability to work autonomously in most situations with only general guidance and reliance on Corporate Lean Standards.

What STERIS Offers:
The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.





STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Troy

Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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