• Sr. Opex Engineer - Project Management Cartago Province
  • Baxter in Cartago Province, Cartago, Costa Rica
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Your role at Baxter:

You are responsible in enabling, guiding and supporting the OPEX deployment strategy at the Plant. This will involve strategy deployment, workshop creation and facilitation, mentoring on problem solving, the use of lean and six sigma... tools and basic statistical analysis wrapped in a project management framework This individual should have very good business acumen; interpersonal, and communication skills. This position reports to the Operational Excellence Manager.

#thisiswhere your expertise helps people!
Your team:

We are a team of inquisitive individuals who embrace a collaborative environment to tackle sophisticated challenges that meet the needs of our patients. We often need to change directions and respond to issues to avoid disruptions in our fast-paced manufacturing environment. Together, we build and maintain a positive work environment.
What you'll be doing

1- Be an active player on the OPEX deployment strategy at the site.

2- Be a leader and enabler of the OPEX and Plant deployment strategy at the site.

3- Work as change agent and drive the continuous improvement cultural transformation.

4- Coach and assist on resolving priorities and achieving results. Oriented toward valuable process improvements.

5- Lead and support continuous improvement initiatives (EMS, Certification Programs, ICare and others) for waste elimination and reducing process variations through Kaizens and problem solving workshops, assessments and trainings.

6- Lead the Value Improvement Program, by identifying and helping other areas in the execution of the projects to accomplish yearly targets.

7- Identifies areas of improvement for sophisticated plant opportunities. Works closely with plant staff to inspire changes and improvements that impact the bottom line results on Quality, Service, Delivery and Cost.

8- Deliver improvement projects through the completion and benefits realization.
What you'll bring
• BS/BA degree or equivalent degree in Business Management, Engineering, or other related field of study.
• Must have 3-5 years of proven experience in manufacturing area
• Must have 3-5 years of experience in project management.
• Ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to read, write and speak English proficiently. B2+
• Advanced knowledge in Power Platform (Focus on Power Apps, Power BI and Power Automate)
• Knowledge of databases (desirable) Knowledge of agile project management methodologies (desirable)

Reasonable Accommodations

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