Continuous Improvement Professional

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Continuous Improvement Professional

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Continuous Improvement Professional at the Americas Distribution Center in Plainfield, Indiana, you will be responsible for:

  • Executing the business operational excellence strategy for focused areas and will drive the implementation throughout the business.
  • Developing area specific continuous improvement goals and targets Improvement teams.
  • Driving improvement throughout the site utilizing Healthineers Performance System’s tools and methodology (examples: PDCA, A3, 6 Sigma, Value Stream mapping, Hoshin Kanri, Kaizen, SPC, R and R, Process capability).
  • Managing the 3i Suggestion Program for the ADC

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have ability to own and drive lean projects and take ownership for related productivity.
  • You have a passion for key performance metrics, using them to communicate status and demonstrate improvements.
  • You can collaboratively work with peers and other site functions.
  • You have good project coordinator skills and be prepared to take a lead role in project teams.
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills, connecting with all levels of the business
  • You have thorough knowledge of the lean tools and a demonstrable track record of successful implementation.
  • You can operate and liaison at all levels including managerial, project and technical.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • A Bachelor's or master’s degree in Engineering or Manufacturing.
  • Prior experience (+2 years) in a continuous improvement position.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or logistics/distribution facility
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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