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Veterans Preferred - Operational Excellence Black Belt

Company: Catalent
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Operational Excellence Black Belt / Continuous Improvement Leader

The Continuous Improvement team (local and global) is responsible for building expertise, establishing predictable and consistent processes, focusing on business priorities, and accelerating new technologies. The site CI group is charged with the responsibility of developing and imbedding the skills and behaviors that will result in a sustainable continuous improvement culture within the St. Petersburg facility with focus on standardization, simplification, and rapid adoption of best practices.

St. Petersburg is our primary soft gel development and manufacturing facility in North America with capacity of 18 billion capsules per year. Within the Catalent network, we offer a broad range of integrated formulation and analytical services to solve difficult development and manufacturing challenges.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • Lead process improvement projects following the DMAIC approach to achieve business results; including effective application of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.
  • Identify, scope, and lead process or technology improvement projects in a GMP environment to address business process problems and design new processes to achieve results. Projects to include but not limited to productivity, margin variances, yield and scrap reduction.
  • Partner with the site level finance team to document the fiscal impact of solutions.
  • Maintain all appropriate data within the site project prioritization and tracking system.
  • Lead or support problem-solving sessions to drive rapid resolution of safety, quality, or performance events; develop and/or lead actions that will prevent reoccurrence.
  • Facilitate the removal of roadblocks and barriers that hinder or delays project progress.
  • Partner with area leaders to establish visual performance measurement systems to improve performance visibility and drive action to meet objectives.
  • Communicate project status and highlight critical path activities in a timely manner to site leadership, project sponsors, and project champions regarding project status

    The Candidate (requirements)
    • Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)
    • Work experience in pharma or regulated industry preferred
    • M inimum of 3 year experience applying Six Sigma & Lean techniques in a manufacturing environment
    • Strong understanding and application of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, Black Belt certification desired

      Position Benefits
      • Cross functional exposure to other areas of Operations
      • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

        We will identify candidates based on the following Catalent Competencies:
        • Leads with Integrity and Respect
        • Delivers Results
        • Demonstrates Business Acumen
        • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
        • Champions Change
        • Engages and Inspires
        • Coaches and Develops

          Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

          Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customersand patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

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          C atalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

          Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

          Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

          Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

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