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Danaher Corporation Continuous Improvement leader in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you'll do:

  • The successful candidate will work with the Cardiff DBS team to drive continuous improvement across site.

  • Act as a ch ange agent in the introduction of lean tools such as 5S, standard work, value stream mapping and root cause analysis.

  • Drive forward improvements by working directly with factory teams, identifying problem areas and opportunities that will improve our processes for our customers and business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate Kaizens and Problem-Solving activities in selected Danaher Business System tools.

  • Ensure sustainment of the process changes agreed in the Kaizens.

  • Manage assigned projects.

  • Provide data driven continuous improvement opportunities utilizing manufacturing KPI’s, including safety, quality, delivery, inventory and productivity.

  • Continually seek to drive improvements within process design, layout and operational performance, ensuring safe practices are followed.

Who you are

  • Experience in continuous improvement practices (e.g. DBS, Lean, Six Sigma, Coaching, etc.) that have created tangible, sustained results.

  • Experience in solving problems in a structured way and successfully implementing the recommendations.

  • Able to work well in a cross functional team environment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • A positive can-do attitude.

  • Self-sufficient, pro-active and flexible.

  • Effective communicator across levels and functions with an ability to lead change.

  • Has a passion for continuous improvement and sustainable change.

  • Critical Thinking: Able to analyse situations to identify gaps, root causes and counter measures. Drive decisions to close the gap. Has an independent opinion based on evidence – even if unpopular.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.