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Process Optimization Specialist

Thousand Oaks, CA
Description
Responsible to ensure quality and compliance associated with regulated activities at affiliates / service providers by assessing / evaluating current processes, leading cross functional teams to identify issues and drive successful implementation of changes while maintain compliance to regulations using a scalable approach and align with overall corporate strategy.

Key Responsibilities
• Identify process improvement opportunities by creating process maps
• Lead cross-functional investigation teams in order to identify actionable root causes and robust corrective and preventative actions by effectively utilizing advanced root cause analysis tools
• Work in partnership with DH&DQ Leadership to forge consensus among challenging client interests while ensuring objectives are met
• Coordinate and oversee all process changes
• Skilled in Lean and Six Sigma techniques
• Knowledge in Supply chain and distribution processes
• Review procedures and work instructions

Basic Qualifications
• Root Cause Analysis Tools. E.g.- Causal Factor Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Kepner-Tregoe, etc.)
• Experience with Quality Management Systems and related standards and regulations
• Written, verbal and presentation communication skills
• Proficient with MS word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in Life sciences, Engineering, IS, or related subject area
• 5 years of professional experience in Program Management, Operational Excellence, Quality, R&D, Production
• Strong project management skills / ability to lead and/or lead all aspects of multiple projects simultaneously
• General knowledge of cGxP regulations, practices, and trends pertaining to medical device quality
• Demonstrated strong leadership, negotiation and influencing skills along with advanced communication and analytical skills
• Effective and timely decision making and influencing skills
• Executive management communication experience

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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