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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Business Optimization Specialist in Las Vegas, Nevada

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

This position is responsible for leading the Continuous Process Improvement incentives for the organization and center network through the complete solution lifecycle including: identifying opportunities, evaluating business processes, translating business requirements into system reqirements, developing and implementing solutions, training employees, monitoring new processes and providing ongoing support.


  • Responsible for the design, development and execution of opportunities to improve donor center operational processes.

  • Work with key stakeholders to drive process improvements that quantitatively and qualitatively improve costs, quality, production and service.

  • Assess challenges, metrics, effectiveness of donor centers for improvement in business objectives. This will include analysis of areas such as labor, marketing, customer service, compliance, training and internal systems.

  • Develop and implement solutions for complex processes, projects and business requirements

  • Train and educate the organization. Implement continuous improvement methodologies including, but not limited to 5S, Lean Principles, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and others.

  • Focus on company-wide and inter-departmental processes that require a high degree of collaboration and communication.

  • Work with Center Managers in identifying CI opportunities within the center network.

  • Lead and facilitate continuous improvement meeting on a daily and weekly basis with the center leadership team(s).

  • Manage the Failure Mode and Effectiveness Analysis related to process flow in operations, cost reduction and avoidance and process design.

  • Accountable to KPI for project outcomes.

  • Other tasks and assignments as instructed by management.

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Education and Experience

  • 4 year college degree in business or manufacturing preferred. Prior training and certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt in root cause investigations or equivalent is required.

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of successful continuous process improvement experience and knowledge in project management, statistical analysis, Lean Six Sigma principles and Lean Manufacturing principles.

  • Must understand the principles of Lean Manufacturing. Plasma collection background preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of safety, quality, and manufacturing programs. Demonstrated understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and ability to implement effective improvement strategies and solutions. Excellent interpersonal and organizations skills, ability to handle diverse situations and manage multiple projects. Strong verbal and written and presentation skills.

  • Work is performed in a variety of areas: centers, warehouses and office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Frequently drives to site locations, frequently travels within the United States, 50% travel, may require international travel. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

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Req ID: 74158

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Operations Management