Danaher Corporation Principal Continuous Improvement Leader, Bioprocess PMO in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health
We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.
Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.
We are looking for Principal Continuous Improvement Leader, Bioprocess PMO to work with our new Bioprocess PMO team. Do you have a passion for continuous improvement, project & program management? Then we would love to hear from you.
What you’ll do
The Principal Continuous Improvement Leader, Bioprocess PMO will be responsible for driving Cytiva Bioprocess Program Management Office (BP PMO) to utilize the latest and greatest tools and processes via Danaher Business Systems (DBS) methodologies and/or latest best in class within the Project Management Industry (PMI). In the beginning, this position will play a crucial role with helping stand up this new BP PMO with developing and implementing the leading methodologies across all of Bioprocess. Longer term, this individual is responsible for assuring the PMO is advancing with these leading methodologies and creating a group of certified DBS practitioners. They will collaborate with other groups within the PMO to assure all areas are improving.
Owns and drives the continuous project management improvements (tools and processes) for the BP PMO. Champion of implementing appropriate DBS tools for the PMO to utilize and govern Responsible for continually understanding the latest and greatest project management tools and have pulse on the broader Danaher and external (via PMI) Eventually be the champion of the certified practitioners for project management DBS within BP for Cytiva. Collaborate with other BP PMO sections to assure latest training materials, tools, and processes are adhered to for the greater BP projects. Help investigate and continuously improve the PMO group. Work with DHR corporate and other OpCos to assure latest understanding of DBS methodology Share and institutionalize project & program management best practices across the global footprint Travel as needed to connect with greater DHR and PMI events; 20%
Who you are
BS/MS Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent; MBA desirable
Minimum of 10 years leadership or project management responsibility required
Lean, DBS, or other applicable continuous improvement process experience
Strong understanding of the project management DBS toolkits and foundations is a plus
Strong understanding of project management methodology
Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent oral and written communications skills - communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information, creates actionable strategies and operational plans
Team oriented - ability to lead, motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams
Demonstrated success in building and leading collaborative global teams and relationships
Driven performer with the ability to work collaboratively but think independently
Who we are
Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.
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Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.
Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.
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