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Returnship With Pfizer: Continuous Improvement Specialist: 23-01309

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Posted: 06/06/2023 Job Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture Job Number: 19674422

Job Description

Women Back to Work, the leading national organization for returnship programs, is partnering with Pfizer, the world-renowned pharmaceutical leader, to provide return-to-work opportunities in Rocky Mount, NC. If you've taken a career break and are eager to re-enter the workforce, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! 

These are full-time roles with Pfizer that require 100% on-site work.

Primary Skills: 
Continuous improvement, Process improvement, Lean tools, Coaching, Six sigma
Contract Type: Fulltime with Pfizer
Location: Rocky Mount, NC (Onsite)

For immediate consideration, please connect with the recruiter, Mrunali at (408) 907-2234) or mrunali.bhaisare@akraya.com. 

About this role:
The position is a member of one or more Area Process Centric Teams (PCT), responsible for effective execution and sustaining of the Integrated Manufacturing Excellence (IMEx) continuous improvement (CI) processes. Primary responsibilities include identification, prioritization, management and execution of CI opportunities to improve the overall operational effectiveness of the PCT, reduce sources of loss, and meet improvement targets. Analyze data to drive root cause analyses and to prioritize improvements. S
  • Responsible for effective execution and sustaining support of the IMEx continuous improvement (CI) Loop at the PCT (Tier 1) & department level (Tier 2). Including the process of identification, management and execution of CI projects.
  • Lead moderately-complex and cross-functional Operational Excellence initiatives.
  • Input and analyze data from IMEx Elements and other work units to identify areas for improvement and largest sources of loss, including collaboration with CI Specialists across ecosystems. Collaborate with other PCT members and Element Owners on identifying continuous improvement opportunities. Utilize data to influence project prioritization.
  • Receive and provide Structured GEMBA on the CI Loop Element.
Must Have Qualifications  
  • Applicant must have 5+ years of experience Bachelor's degree OR a Master's degree
  • The candidate must be experienced in using root cause analysis methods (Green Belt Preferred).
  • The candidate should have influential charterstics and structured problem-solving techniques.
  • The candidate must be having ability to balance multiple priorities and able to develop work relationships in cross-functional teams
  • Capability in LEAN tools and/or desire to grow LEAN capabilities to further drive CI on site
  • The candidate has demonstrated skills in quantitative analysis, team facilitation, and effective communications with different levels of the organization through project execution. 
  • Six Sigma Yellow/Green Belt Certification
  • Lean Tool experience or Lean Yellow/Green Belt
  • Experience with Statistical Software (Minitab)
  • Project Management Experience

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. Akraya was recently voted as a 2022 Best Staffing Firm to Temp For by Staffing Industry Analysts and voted by our employees and consultants as a 2022 Glassdoor Best Places to Work.


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