Insulet Corporation Manager, Continuous Improvement in Billerica, Massachusetts

Working with Manufacturing and Operations leadership, drive continuous improvement, cost reduction and best practice sharing efforts for Insulet. This role will engage across Insulet’s Operations organization, Insulet’s Flextronic contract manufacturing partner in Shenzhen (China), other key suppliers and Insulet’s other functional business processes as needed. Plan, facilitate and lead activities associated with the development and execution of those efforts required to maximize Insulet’s ability to cost effectively provide the highest quality Insulin and Drug delivery systems to the marketplace.

  • Coordinates, and drives the continuous improvement and cost reduction deployment plans to support business needs.

  • Assists leadership and champions in selecting projects that align with business / functional goals and strategies.

  • Responsible for planning and delivery of continuous improvement and cost reduction training.

  • Develops mechanisms for knowledge sharing and best-practice transfer across the business and with its business partners.

  • Ensures project tracking systems and business results are communicated / summarized monthly and quarterly.

  • Leads projects of significant size and scope.

  • Participate in product design development providing input on Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA).

  • Work with Quality to ensure proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements.

  • Maintain a cGMP environment and operate within FDA guidelines for Class II Medical Device manufacturing.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • BA/BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering

  • 5+ years relevant job experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Demonstrated abilities leading cross functional teams

  • Experience developing and executing continuous improvement projects

    Skills and Competencies

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to communicate at multiple levels of an organization

  • PC skill, word processing, project planning and technical report generation

  • Ability to organize and judge priorities

  • Ability to generate and maintain accurate records

  • Preferred: DFMA, IQ/OQ/PQ, Six Sigma, Lean, DOE skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and oral/written communication skills

External Company Name: Insulet Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.myomnipod.com/