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Senior Manager, Practical Process Improvement Business Syste job

DionexMadison, WI
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Company Description

Dionex embodies passion for the science of chromatography, delivers power in the technologies behind our products, and productivity for the industries that shape the world. We pursue a strategy of diversity in our products, markets, and geographic locations, leveraging our technologies to ensure consistent progress. Our technological strength and leadership are rooted in our customer focus. Dionex was founded to help chemists automate and eliminate repetitive, time-consuming tasks. Solutions are at the heart of everything we do.

Job Description

Job Description

When you re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

In this highly visible role, you will have responsibility for driving Practical Process Improvement (PPI) globally and leading key business activities in support of Spectroscopy, including Operational and Commercial Excellence and Strategy Deployment. You will support the Spectroscopy business long term strategy efforts by working collaboratively with colleagues, or as an individual contributor, to support, help implement and track key strategic projects.

What will you do?

  • PPI Leadership for the global Spectroscopy business. This includes facilitating Lean fundamentals, such as error-proofing, visual management/5S, value stream mapping, standard work, metric boards, stand-up meetings, Product and Process 3Ps.
  • Drive the development of the PPI project funnel and track progress, including financial results. Assist in identifying and developing the right strategic annual improvement priorities.
  • Coordination and leadership of Kaizen and PPI training events.
  • Drive Strategy Deployment for all of Spectroscopy, including managing the BU X-Matrix, bowler, and A3 processes.
  • Support development and tracking of key strategic performance metrics (KPIs).
  • Ownership of Customer Allegiance Score (CAS) metric and related activities.
  • Set targets for and enable development of PPI Certified employees in the BU.
  • Serve as a conduit for best practice sharing. Upon request from either the Business Unit Staff or leadership, search for best practices and provide information as to where they can go or whom they can contact to learn more about their specific request.
  • Serve as an extension of the corporate PPI organization to support and work companywide initiatives as necessary.
  • Work on special projects as assigned in connection with goals and strategies.

How will you get here?


Bachelor s degree required, Advanced degree preferred


  • An accomplished Practical Process Improvement professional with 5 plus years of relevant professional experience in continuous process improvement programs, including application of well-known methods and tools.
  • Excellent project management, analytical, communication, reporting and presentation skills.
  • Passion for driving improvement and leading change in a complex, global environment
  • Hands on, highly self-motivated with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Broad knowledge of multi-functional, multi-site business processes and methods (SIOP, Customer Connections, Strategic Sourcing, etc.) used in global organizations preferred.
  • Prior experience leading commercial process improvement initiatives preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport, credibility, trust and respect, be viewed as a team player, and work effectively under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% Annually

This position has been approved to provide relocation assistance


Estimated annual salary


  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports to detect production problems.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.


  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.







$100M to $500M




Kevin Chance

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