Our large client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Pharma company.
We are looking for an Operational Manager to support the team.
Duration : 08+ months Contract
Location : Toronto , Ontario M2R 3T4
Job description :
The Manager will be responsible for deploying business performance standards and ensuring the Sanofi Manufacturing System (SMS) is actively adopted in all manufacturing facilities.
This role will mentor others throughout the organization in Lean continuous improvement philosophy and certify Lean Green Belts to accelerate the cultural shift that will streamline processes at all levels of the business.
Key technical competencies and soft skills :
Experienced in staff management and coaching
Excellent oral and written communication skills and competent presentation skills a must.
Impact / Influence
Use of Technical / Professional Expertise
Balanced Judgment / Risk Analysis
LEAN AND Six-Sigma concepts & principles
Effective Interpersonal skills
Ability to function within a diverse team and leverage and learn from the variety of backgrounds and experiences
Exhibit strong scientific and analytical understanding of the processes and quality systems
Competence in systematically solving problems using appropriate process improvement methodologies to analyze complex data / information from different cross-functional teams, both locally and globally.
Education and experience
Specific degree, duration of experience :
BS in Business (Operations), Science, Engineering
10-15 years of senior level manufacturing experience with a good understanding of overall business operations knowledge, change leadership and GMP environments
Operational Excellence Certification Six Sigma Black Belt and Design For Six Sigma
5-10 years’ experience executing transformational change to business processes
Key accountabilities :
Strategy Development and Cascading
Create annual MTEC strategy Products and Processes for the executive team and cascade priorities to the site manufacturing facilities and shared services.
Drive the maturity and development of leaders, Lean practitioners and the workforce relative to the Sanofi Manufacturing System (SMS).
Drive a culture of performance by establishing the right KPIs and reinforcing accountability
Using a strong knowledge of Lean and Six-sigma principles to drive a robust safety, quality and delivery culture throughout the organization
Install a continuous improvement mindset throughout the organization with a standardized approach towards using SMS standards
Work with business leaders to identify process gaps that will be captured in continuous improvement plans and facilitated by the continuous improvement teams for impactful results
Facilitate Kaizen, Workshops events for processes that have a cross-functional impact to eliminate waste, reduce cycle time and improve business performance while establishing a sustainable model for continuous improvement
Develop, maintain and deploy SMS tools, methodologies, standards and processes utilizing customer demand operating principles across the enterprise through focused training programs
Develop and implement training strategy that will optimize lean processes, practices, policies, standards and metrics that meet or exceed company business objectives
Develop new programs that support the SMS operating system based on site priorities and the global best in class ambition
Mentor Platform and Support Function Leaders on Continuous Improvement Principles
Support and develop the team talent, capabilities and results
Mentor and coach teams in a manner that ensures compliance with standard work as well as motivates improvement strategies
Builds skills and train the organization for change in culture
Drive cross functional collaboration and skills in direct support of SMS principles