Lean Continuous Improvement Leader (Newark, DE)

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 Lean Continuous Improvement Leader

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Lean Continuous Improvement Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Lead the Lean Continuous Improvement program for the Filling and Packing Departments to deliver improved results in Cost, Quality and Customer Service
  • Lead the productivity improvements for all Filling and Packaging areas supporting: Atellica, Dimension and Vista, Syva, Advia and Stratus CS product lines
  • Lead the Fill/Pack OEE improvement effort, linked to the site OEE program and coaching the Fill/Pack teams on common standards, planning methods and improvement approach.
  • Lead improvement workshops, kaizen events, chalk circles, VSM and other improvement events.
  • Build skills and capabilities of others in Lean methods, Productivity and OEE

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

  • Know and can use Lean or Six Sigma improvement methods.
  • Know and use Industrial Engineering methods such as Time Studies, Flow Analysis and System Optimization
  • Plan and facilitate workshops and improvement events
  • Know and can coach others on OEE to improve lines and processes through application of systems such as Process Control Strategies, Centerlining and Maintenance
  • Have an understanding and experience with Manufacturing Systems such as automated systems, software and controls, and automated, semi-automated and manually filling and packaging equipment
  • Have project and program management skills.
  • Can analyze and identify improvement areas and approaches through lean methods, statistical analysis or industrial engineering methods.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in manufacturing operations
  • Willing to travel up to 10% to vendor sites

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for all new hires by their start date. 

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).

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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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