Lean Performance Business Consultant

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 Lean Performance Business Consultant.

Position Overview

  • The Healthineers Performance System (HPS) team within Siemens Healthineers is responsible for empowering the employees of Siemens Healthineers to implement our strategy. HPS is a continuous improvement business system used across Siemens Healthineers by its 50,000 employees.
  • As a HPS Coach you will be providing practical training, consultancy, and coaching services to Siemens Healthineers employees globally on Lean methods, such as Structured Problem Solving, Hoshin Kanri, Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Visual Management etc.
  • You will be one of 15 HPS Coaches worldwide and report to the Head of HPS Americas.  The HPS Head of HPS Americas reports to the Head of HPS who is a member of the Healthineers Executive team. You will work independently, partnering with R&D and Product Management Leaders across North America.  Primary locations will be Boston, MA, Tarrytown, NY, Flanders, NJ, Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA, Philadelphia, PA and Chicago, IL
  • The HPS Product Lifecycle Management Coach team focuses on qualification of key enablers in core and advanced methods of HPS with special focus on Innovation, Hardware and Software Development, Sustainment Engineering, and Product Portfolio Management.
  • You are responsible for a selected HPS advanced method, with focus on those methods used to create and bring new products and services to the market.
  • You will be partnering with internal stakeholders (e.g. Research and Development Leaders and Product Managers) to understand business needs and thus set the base for development and management of a selected HPS advanced methods.
  • You will be facilitating cross functional improvement events to address relevant business challenges and drive profitable organic growth.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • You can have a remote office and live anywhere in the US The job will entail up to 80% travel, depending on where you live.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry or alternatively a MBA with a bachelor’s degree in Management
  • Proven Lean and/or Agile Management skills
  • Extensive professional experience in process or management consulting, staff training, Business Excellence, and/ or Project Management
  • Experience in coaching of individuals, execution of training and knowledge transfer as well as profound and proven moderation skills
  • Experience in organizing and conducting improvement workshops
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills you can effectively communicate across diverse businesses, cultures, and levels of leadership 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science degree in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry
  • Experience in Lean Product Development is desired
  • Professional experiences in innovation, development or management of products

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 https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about

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


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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