Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.
(For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )
The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions.
The Continuous Improvement Specialist is responsible for supporting all Continuous Improvement activities at the GFO site. This includes implementing, organizing and providing feedback on daily startup meetings, facilitating weekly/monthly CI team meetings, kaizen events, and leading Value Stream Mapping efforts for improved workflow. Develop standard work with stakeholders and lead problem solving teams, conduct root cause investigations with production and quality teams.
This role will report to the Continuous Improvement Business Excellence Leader. The primary function of the Continuous Improvement Specialist is to support all CI activities to ensure operating goals and objectives are met
Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs). May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.
Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.
On-the-job, SOP’s required for position and GMP.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.