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Industrial Engineer Specialist, OE

Baltimore, MD 21202
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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Industrial Engineer Specialist, Operational Excellence, supports the development and deployment of the site OE strategy and transformation, with particular emphasis on building and connecting the governance structures and accountabilities at the lower tiers of the plant. This individual works with a broad range of MfgOps site staff, supervisors and managers to evaluate MfgOps-related operations; identify and prioritize areas of improvement; lead/drive operations reliability; and build sustainable tiered meeting structures and accountabilities. The effectiveness of these efforts is measured in terms of (a) overall trend improvement in key plant KPIs related to schedule performance and first-time-right execution, and (b) staff engagement in continuous improvement and bottom-to-top ownership of plant value stream performance.

This is a full-time on-site role with the expectation to spend the majority of the practitioners time leading plant performance-enhancing activities through direct interactions with plant staff in the physical areas where work is performed.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Develops, facilitates and delivers a continuous pipeline of plant value stream improvement Kaizen events using standard and appropriate OE methodologies such as DMAIC, assuring the success of on-going and sustainable improvements
Leads and drives OE-related practices and interventions, in particular those associated with Tier 1-3 meeting effectiveness, problem-solving, waste reduction and first-time-right execution.
Design and deploy sustainable systems for tracking and reporting of results from Operational Excellence activities, including progress to plan and financial impacts.
Introduces, facilitates, train and assures sustainability of 6S practices across all physical workspaces.
Execute communication strategy in support of the sites Operational Excellence culture.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.
Bachelors degree in industrial engineer with demonstrated practical experience with Lean fundamentals and Lean Strategy deployment. Equivalent combination of skills, training, and experience considered
A strong command of OE-related methodologies, Lean Manufacturing concepts and practitioner experiences in a manufacturing environment
Personal experience participating in manufacturing operations-related plant tiered structures and value stream optimization
1-2 years in a full-time dedicated OE role
2-3 years experience in leading and/or participating in process improvement-related projects in a regulated environment such as cGMP preferred
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification required
Demonstrated skill and experience in problem solving and analysis
Strong facilitation and presentation skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Advanced skills in statistical analysis
Ability to produce results through influential authority
Ability to manage cross functionally with direct and indirect influence
Strong skills in adapting lean tools to suit operational requirements

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
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    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



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Posted: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-05

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