What Operational Excellence contributes to Cardinal Health Operational Excellence is responsible for identifying and executing against performance improvement opportunities, enabling successful transformations across the enterprise, and using contemporary process improvement techniques while building people capabilities.
OpEx is responsible for driving change by focusing on customers, employees, and processes resulting in a culture of excellence. Consultants identify and execute against performance improvement opportunities across the enterprise using contemporary process improvement tools.
This is an on-site position, based out of the Greensboro, NC Pharmaceutical Distribution Center
Leads Operational Black Belt projects to drive Safety, Quality, Cost, and People improvements/cost savings
Leads local Kaizen events, A3 projects, and facilitates process improvement JDIs
Coach Operations leaders to lead Kaizen events and A3 project-based improvements
Assesses current business performance against Cardinal Health's business strategy for a specific site and/or Ops function, driving the Lean Roadmap to Success
Works with multiple teams of business practitioners to synthesize findings, develop improvement recommendations, identify benchmark opportunities, and lead execution of initiatives
Collaborates with cross-functional teams to synthesize findings, develop improvement recommendations, and lead execution of initiatives
Collaborates with customers and suppliers on improvement projects as needed/identified
Collaborates with Data Analytics and Finance to realize savings as related to site and network facing projects
Identifies improvement opportunities, defects, and promotes enhancements in SAP, MH SCE, SFDC
Ongoing DSCSA support for design and testing/pilots
Investigates inventory health and inventory profiling improvement initiatives to identify potential changes to positively impact the site and/or network
Leads weekly monthly business reviews with Distribution Centers, Sales, and Customer Service
Bachelor's Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred
5+ years of experience in related field, preferred
Certified as a Black Belt preferred
Prior Lean Six Sigma experience is preferred
Direct Operations Management experience preferred
Project Management experience preferred
Experience supporting manufacturing or distribution centers preferred
Experience working with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), SAP, or Salesforce preferred
Strong written communication skills, expected to write business proposals for leadership
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
Works on complex projects of large scope
Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
Completes work; independently receives general guidance on new projects
Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Anticipated salary range:$78,500 - $112,100
Bonus eligible: No
Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.
Medical, dental and vision coverage
Paid time off plan
Health savings account (HSA)
401k savings plan
Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Short- and long-term disability coverage
Paid parental leave
Healthy lifestyle programs
Application window anticipated to close: 4/12/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.