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CI Champion

Pfizer
Tunas, MO 65764
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**POSITION SUMMARY**

The CI Champion role is a position in the Process Centric Teams (PCT) in the Material Supply ecosystem. CI Champion is CI subject matter expert with sufficient training to be able to lead the CI process for the Tier 1 operating unit. This role is dedicated to continuous improvement (CI) to one or multiple PCT's, with in depth knowledge of the work processes and workflows within the assigned PCT's.



Reporting to the PCT Leader, the primary role of the CI Champion will be to be the change agent within the plant to drive, coach, lead and support IMEx deployment and immersion as well as driving a CI culture. CI champions shall have strong technical or operational backgrounds of the assigned function (PCT) with passion for continuous improvement.



**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES**

**Key Responsibilities:**



+ Supports installation of CI element to the assigned PCT

+ Own the Tier 1 CI process; including leading the Tier 1 CI meeting, updating the CI board and coordinating CI project prioritization.

+ Develops and maintains the CI board

+ Own and contribute to CI projects at Tier 2 CI meeting.

+ Analyze data from data collection systems to help set daily, weekly and monthly prioritization and escalation decisions by the Process-Centric Team Lead and to create the Pareto of losses as a key input to the Tier 1 CI meeting.

+ Serve as the point of contact for other units to share losses resulting from the activities of this Tier 1 team, including these in the overall Pareto of losses for use in the CI meeting. Escalate to Tier 2 major losses caused by the activities of other units.

+ Trains and coaches the team on problem solving and root cause analysis tools.

+ Leads the development and continuous improvement of role cards.

+ Attends and contributes to the daily Tier 1 meeting.

+ Supports the Process-Centric Team with the development of Operator Care standards, where applicable, as a result of CI projects and JDIs.

+ Collaborates with the Process Technologist to best support the Process-Centric Team on the TPM activities and CI process, , where applicable,

+ Collaborates with the Process Robustness Specialist to best support the Process-Centric Team with Process Robustness activities.

+ Works with PCT to update role cards and/or standard work plans at least annually.

+ Ensures Adherence to the CI element operating standards

+ Ensures use of the right methodology and tools (Just Do It, M1-M4)

+ Ensures that the active CI projects are up to date & progressing in a timely manner

+ Lead bigger CI projects (significant CI projects or green belts, eg C/O, OEE, Robustness, etc.) including raising of Change controls, capital project and updating documents as a result of these projects.



**KPI's include:**



+ Visible improvement as per SMART goals set aligned to CBN (e.g. Improvement in cycle time, improvement in test/analyst, improvement in OTIF etc.)

+ \# CI's completed

+ Meeting CI Standards (as measured by SG and maturity score for CI)



**ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS**



+ Works very closely with all the PCT members for the effective root cause analysis for the sources of losses and converting them into implemented continuous improvements.

+ Works with TPM and PR member for feeding opportunities in the CI loop and improving TPM and PR.

+ Works closely with the Site Element SME and Element Sponsors to ensure getting full value from the use of the CI loop.



**EDUCATION & COMPETENCIES**

Diploma or Degree in Sciences/ Logistics/ Supply chain management or Degree in Engineering, in Chemical Engineering

As a blend of both technical and operational colleagues are needed to work together in the assignments, it is expected that the successful candidates will come from Process Technician, Process Engineer Analyst, QA Specialist, Engineering, Chemist, or other roles



**Skills & competencies important for delivery of the role:**



+ Energy, enthusiasm & capability to drive change and commitment to challenge how we currently operate

+ An ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a complex, fast-paced and goal driven environment

+ Strong collaborative and influencing skills

+ Passion for continuous improvement and IMEx

+ Demonstrated problem-solving abilities

+ Excellent leadership, coaching, facilitation and interpersonal skills

+ Ability to build a culture of positive engagement.

+ Self-starter capable of working on own initiative - Completer Finisher with a 'can-do attitude'

+ Rigour and discipline required to ensure improvements sustained

+ Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.

+ Strong decision making capability.

+ Willingness to develop others, share ideas & establish networks (in the site, across OpU / network)

+ Willingness to learn and be challenged



**EXPERIENCE**



+ Minimum 3 years' experience in a relevant manufacturing and/or logistics/supply chain environment



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Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



Continuous Imprv and Proj Mgmt
Posted: 2020-03-18 Expires: 2020-04-18

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