Process Improvement Specialist
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Requisition Number: 4762
Position Title: Process Improvement Specialist
Who we are
We’re a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents because the path to a cure for the world’s most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence.
We are Worldwide Clinical Trials, and we are a global team of almost 2,500 experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs – in the best possible way.
Our mission is to work with passion and purpose every day to improve lives and we are looking for others who value this same pursuit.
What Process Improvement Specialists do at Worldwide
The Lean Six Sigma Change Specialist will partner with the Executive Leadership team to execute Lean Six Sigma processes and the strategy for a Lean Six Sigma culture within Worldwide Clinical Trials Early Phase business unit. The ideal candidate will have experience leading Kaizen events in a clinical or laboratory setting. This position will contribute to the prioritization of projects to ensure work aligns with strategic goals and reports directly to the General Manager, Early Phase business unit.
What you will do
- Partner with subject matter experts to generate and analyze information that will support the recommendations of solutions that address productivity, efficiency, complexity, and strategic opportunities, while enhancing the customer experience.
- Participate in and support multiple internal levels of management in the analysis and evaluation of initiatives, projects, and issues.
- Educate and train team members on how to use Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, such as control charts, histograms, and a root cause analysis.
- Design/develop/modify/troubleshoot methods supporting business process analysis.
What you will bring to the role
- Proven cross-functional team leadership skills and the ability to influence others at all levels of an organization.
- Project management training and/or certification a plus.
- Ability to present complex concepts comfortably and effectively.
- Three years of experience leading Lean Six Sigma projects.
- Demonstrated proficiency with statistical and process management software, flowcharting, and process mapping.
- Ability to travel extensively between Austin, Texas and San Antonio, Texas.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
- Certified Black Belt.
- Must have experience with analytical laboratory or clinical projects.
- Experience in a related industry such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, or clinical research preferred
At Worldwide, we balance fun with the serious business of changing lives. We have a values-driven culture that is built from the ground up. We empower our team members to treat every clinical trial like a patient’s life depends on it – because it does. Our leaders are in the trenches with you - committed to advancing science and moving mountains for our customers.
Interested in hearing more about Worldwide or our roles? Check out our careers page at www.worldwide.com/careers!
Employment Type: Regular
Community / Marketing Title: Process Improvement Specialist
We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.
Location_formattedLocationLong: Austin, Texas US
CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.