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Operational Excellence Coordinator


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Engineering
Job ID:  64518

Operational Excellence Coordinator




Help us transform patients’ lives.
At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Operational excellence & PMO team, based in our hub in Braine, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: Operational Excellence Coordinator.
Energetic? Organized? Then at UCB you are known as an ‘
energanized’ person at UCB. This specific blend of talent means you are dynamic and methodical in the quest to improve patients’ lives.


As a UCB ' energanized ' person and Operational Excellence Coordinator you like to work in an environment where you can:
• Be responsible for improving operational performance in production, through the use of Lean - 6 Sigma principles, practices, and techniques

• Deploy the Operational Excellence model and culture

• Be an individual contributor and work collaboratively, in several Production areas, with Production operators, technicians, engineers and managers

• Be part of a community of Operational Excellence professionals to further develop your competencies


As a UCB 'energanized' person and Operational Excellence Coordinator you will contribute by:
• Working on the shop floor to influence the organizational culture regarding continuous improvement and the pursuit of Operational Excellence

• Leading or executing improvement initiatives

• Training and Coaching on Operational Excellence matters, incl. Lean - 6 Sigma

• Reporting on Operational Excellence progress and related Performance Indicators

• Ensuring proper functional analysis to identify improvement opportunities in order to increase Business and Customer satisfaction


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:
• Master’s degree in Sciences or Engineering

• 5-year experience in Manufacturing (shop floor)

• Experience with some of these tools: Root Cause Analysis, OEE, Tiered Meeting, Kaizen, 5S, DMAIC project, SMED, Pareto, Value Stream Mapping

• Green Belt certification 

• Analytical: comfortable solving business problems and questions using data, working with numbers and drawing conclusions/finding patterns 

• Result oriented: converting analyses into tangible results in line with business targets

• Pragmatic

• Pro-active attitude, autonomy

• Good interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with the different stakeholders, from shop floor to management

• Authentic and humble

• Ability to communicate in French and English with stakeholders or team members (minimum B2 level)

• Ability to help teams prioritize ideas, distilling them into actionable delivery plans

• Good change agent

• Good coach and trainer

• Project team leadership skills

To apply please go to www.ucb.com/careers
Discover more about the remarkable UCB Talent Blends and how you can contribute to the mix at www.ucb.com/careers

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