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Job Description:

The position reports to Manager, PPI Business System . The Process Improvement & Project Leader is responsible for the sustaining and continuous improvement of operations process, managing projects to improve process flexibility and efficiency, leads transfers of specific production lines.

  • Improves and sustains Operations process by definition, execution, management of Practical Process Improvement (PPI) projects/programs. This also includes:

- Operations processes design and process maintenance in line with technology needs, industry/best practice standards
- Driving the manufacturing processes to lean principles
- Continuous cost reduction in the complete manufacturing and supply chain flow (including purchased parts)
- Cycle Time, inventory optimization projects
- Manages product quality/yield improvement projects

  • Manages projects of transfer/resourcing/outsourcing of manufacturing process
  • Manages and executes other complex cross functional, cross site projects addressing operations issues from inception to completion.
  • Supports PPI BS roadmap:

- Searches for Improvement opportunities through data analysis and collaboration with operations teams
- Creates/Proposes/Drives approval of the improvement roadmap
- Is responsible for cost and labor planning and allocation in cooperation with company management

  • As part of the improvement activities drives the teams for usage of Thermofishers’ PPI Business System - introduced RC identification, problem solving, risk/failure identification, project management and other quality and/or lean methodologies
  • Provides trainings necessary to improvement execution
  • Engages with design engineering early in the Product Management Process (PMP) for New Product Introductions (NPI). This includes analysis, investigation and response to manufacturing process design. Ensures new designs can go into production as quickly as possible and in line with our process management strategy
  • Following the effective documents IMS, EMS and managing documentations
  • Documents/archives/reports results of work according to company rules
  • Communicates effectively to cross-functional teams in Product Development, Service, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics and other FEI departments WW
  • Follows Sarbans-Oxley directives, rules and procedures
  • Maintains a clean work area and tools consigned
  • Adheres to work safety, fire safety and hygiene of work


  • MSc level in engineering such as Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant degree.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and ability to manage complex projects from inception to completion.
  • At least 1 year experience with project management in high tech manufacturing as leader.
  • Must demonstrate technical knowledge and understanding of other areas related to Thermofisher business.
  • Should demonstrate knowledge of design principles, new product development and change management processes.
  • Must demonstrate strong knowledge of manufacturing, FMEA, reliability, quality principles.
  • Must demonstrate good knowledge of safety and quality systems.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must possess basic computer skills to develop engineering reports, data analysis and presentations using common Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must demonstrate good communications skills and be able to lead effectively cross functional teams on projects including international and multicultural teams, projects, suppliers and customers.
  • Must demonstrate fluent English – speech and writing.
  • Excellent presentation skills to various levels of auditorium.

Location: CTP Brno - Slatina


Aleksandra Adamczyk

Vlastimila Pecha , Brno 627 00