Operational Excellence Consultant, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Business Services - United States

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About Arcondis

Arcondis is a global consulting company with an exclusive focus on the healthcare and life science industries, with their particularly demanding requirements on quality and regulatory aspects. We have been managing challenges and solving problems for our clients in the areas of compliance, business processes,

information technology, and digital transformation since 2001. We create value through cross-functional, sophisticated delivery methodologies and intelligent implementation. Our clients love to work with us because of our unique skillsets, our pragmatic approach, and our will to win.

Open Position

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Manages and executes operational and strategic projects and system-wide initiatives that require internal and external cross-functional team alignment across all networks

  • Works proactively and collaboratively across divisions and/or functions to develop governance and best practices for all operations, systems, processes, and reporting. Designs and implements standardized, harmonized, compliance and robust solutions

  • May act as a Business Process Manager and SPOC with regard to process documentation, process agreements, system enhancements, performance metrics & PHIs as well as global initiatives & projects

  • Identifies, communicates and recommends/takes action on problems and/or blockers that impede delivery of program/project objectives

  • Evaluates existing processes and tools across the business and cross-functionally to identify areas for innovation or improvement such as: optimization, stabilization or streamlining.

  • Collaborates with internal and external leadership team and stakeholders to drive change by championing identification, prioritization and execution of complex LEAN/CI projects designed to deliver significant business results, transform culture, and achieve business objectives

  • Develops relationships with key stakeholders in order to become a trusted advisor and partner in the identification and execution of LEAN/Continuous Improvement initiatives and delivery of defined strategic and digital outcomes

  • May build knowledge, understanding and capabilities in LEAN/Continuous Improvement methodologies, structured problem solving and Root Cause Analysis with involvement of different stakeholders.

  • Consults how to best collect and interpret analytical and performance data to determine KPIs and implement long-term solutions that support on time in full, budget responsibility, oversight and monitoring of business performance, and the risk mitigation connected within.

  • Identifies savings, values opportunities and future outcomes and performance through data analysis, mining and predictive analytics

  • Acts as organizational change agent delivering results focused on digitization of business processes

  • Consults and supports in aligning communications strategy, goals and objectives to overall business strategy

  • Actively supports business development


Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a Business or Technical discipline. MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years process improvement, LEAN transformation, management consulting, and Operational Excellence project management experience with leading companies

  • Highly skilled with at least 5 years of life science industry experience in driving performance transformation solutions from strategy to execution

  • Experience in a biomanufacturing, pharmaceutical industry or health care services

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to work with and influence all levels of the business – C-Suite to Shop Floor

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering performance related results through application of process improvement methodologies and effective change management

  • Strong leadership and project/program management skills

  • Strong working knowledge and practical application of LEAN Six Sigma tools, LEAN Thinking, systematic problem solving/root cause analysis and process improvement

  • Skilled at developing and delivering executive-level presentations and communications

  • Flexible, resilient, and able to achieve results in a team-oriented environment

  • Strong facilitator, with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated, independent, and outcome driven

  • Strategic and pragmatic thinker with able to create simplicity from complexity

  • Able and willing to travel


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