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Engineer, Operational Excellence – Plant support

Req #: 180005QC_en
Location: Hechingen, BW DE
Job Category: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 3/29/2018 9:00:56 AM
Baxter International


As a member of the Operational Excellence team, this person will drive OpEx deployment at the plant.  This individual should be a strong team player with highly developed communication and presentation skills.  This position reports to the Manger, Operational Excellence – Plant support.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive OpEx program deployment at the site
  • Work closely with the site management to assist the site in their continuous improvement journey
  • Support the execution of the site level OpEx deployment plan including VIP, EMS, LSS, iCare, etc.
  • Assists leadership in establishing baseline and target metrics for key processes.
  • Work with site leadership in installing organizational supports for Operational Excellence (reviews, communications, rewards, etc.)
  • Coach and mentor site Black Belt and Green Belt candidates to ensure timely completion of their quality and/or cost focused projects- ultimately leading to the candidate’s certification. 


  • Must have experience managing teams and developing support programs
  • Must have Six Sigma Black Belt certification, Master Black Belt preferred
  • Must have a working knowledge of LEAN tools and methodology
  • Must be able to function in a team environment. 
  • Must be able to directly lead and/or co-lead high-impact process improvement projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
Education and/or Experience:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent degree in Business Management, Engineering, or other related field of study.
  • Certified Black Belt, solid knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing principles with a minimum 5 years of business operations and/or plant manufacturing or engineering experience, which includes a minimum of 3+ years of demonstrated process improvement success.  
  • Strong analytical/statistical problem solving skills.
  • Strong Coaching and Facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral/written communication and platform skills.
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