Operations Analyst
Metagenics - Gig Harbor, WA

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Summary:
This position supports the work of Project Sponsors, Project Leaders and Project Teams commissioned by Operations leadership. The Operations Analyst takes a leadership role in the analysis and continuous improvement of business performance in the following dimensions:
•Manufacturing and Packaging
•Direct and Indirect Cost
•Product Quality
•Safety and Loss Control
•Information Systems
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Analyzes, creates and implements manufacturing and packaging process improvements that increase capacity, reduce lead-time, eliminate non-valued added, reduce work in process and improve fill rates
•Completes capacity analysis to identify headcount, equipment and space requirements using simulation software, Excel, or other effective tools.
•Participates as a core member in cross-functional teams to quickly troubleshoot and eliminate day to day production issues
•Performs line balancing analysis to identify optimal staffing plans for production lines as demand fluctuates
•Use continuous improvement techniques, like Six Sigma methodology, to find root cause and prompt process improvement
•Helps drive site wide Lean Programs to improve culture and knowledge sharing
•Function as an integrator between business needs and technology solutions
•Support evaluating the feasibility of the architecture and technologies related to a business change
•Project management lead in assisting and supporting Project Sponsors, Leaders, and Team Members to achieve project goals, objectives, and implementation of improved processes and systems
Contacts and Relationships:
•Vice President of Operations
•Performance Management Team
•Stakeholders (Manufacturing and Packaging managers/staff)
Accountability:
Reports to the Sr. Manager, Plant Operations; accountable for the essential duties and responsibilities outlined above and for other duties as assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Guidelines:
Experience/Training/Education:
•3-5 years of experience in industrial engineering, business process mapping and continuous improvement, excellent knowledge and experience in project management preferred
•Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and or related field required
Knowledge Of:
•Proficient with using MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint and MS Access)
•Lean Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt preferred
Skills/Abilities:
•Strong analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills
•Effective team player with strong presentation, facilitation, consulting, and communication skills
•Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
•Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

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Metagenics, Inc. is a life sciences company and leading developer and manufacturer of science-based nutraceuticals and medical foods sold to...