Project Manager Internal 2

at APN Software Services Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Join our team now as a Lean Continuous Improvement Project Manager (PM) supporting our Productivity Program at the Glasgow Mfg location. This is a highly visible Project Management role that will be intimately involved in planning and executing a key initiative for our Supply Chain Cost Optimization program. The project includes
• Applying lean and continuous improvement methods to identify productivity projects for the administrative and transaction-based processes.
• Developing and implementing a program level plan with key stakeholders to reduce effort and material costs associated with key work processes.
• Leading workshops with stakeholder groups to identify improvement areas and developing the improvement plans.
• Ensuring program and project progress, identifying issues and working with stakeholders for solutions and reviewing with Senior leaders
• Coaching and developing individuals and team on planning and improving Productivity in administrative and support functions

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a OEE PM, you will be responsible for:
• Leading Indirect Productivity Program – developing overall program plan, organization and tracking approach.
• Facilitating workshops using lean and six sima methodology to identify improvement areas and developing project level plans to deliver improvement.
• Developing with stakeholders and driving Productivity Improvement plans for focus work areas
• Establish and use project level tracking process to maintain program status view, identify issues and use to communicate progress.
• Ensuring cross-functional collaboration and cooperation
• Implementing necessary contingency and mitigation plans
• Communicating effectively to key stakeholders
• Escalating issues in a timely manner to assure expedited resolution

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to develop your career with Healthineers:
• Have led Lean or Continuous Improvement Programs
• Have used Program and Project Management to plan, organize and deliver results with key stakeholders and teams
• Have improved Administrative, Transaction based or Information processes
• Have excellent communication & presentation skills, demonstrate teamwork and have a strong internal/external customer focus
• Use data analytics to drive decision making
• Drive positive results under tight deadlines without sacrificing quality
Required skills, education, and experience that will enable you to succeed in this role:
• Program and Project Management
• Lean or Six Sigma Background
• 5-10 years of experience managing projects and programs in a manufacturing environment
• Demonstrated leadership, with strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills
• Negotiation and influence management skills
• Must be able to work independently, be self-motivating, and act as a change agent
• Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Willing to travel up to 10%, if necessary and appropriate
Preferred skills, education, and experience:
• Led a Productivity program for an Administrative or Transaction Based business and applied lean or Six Sigma approach
• Industrial Engineer or Engineering Degree
• PM Certification
• Experience working in a regulated / FDA environment

At company, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally. 


As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, APN Software is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. APN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Job Posting: 826692

Posted On: Jul 26, 2021

Updated On: Aug 25, 2021