Business Excellence Engineer 1

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Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
June 18, 2021
Redwood City, CA
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The Business Excellence Engineer 1 assists with the establishment and implementation of standard processes that ensure quality targets are achieved or exceeded. Assists implementing key business improvement initiatives at the site. Assists with analyzes, designs, and improvements to business processes by enlisting and influencing cross functional teams delivering tangible business results through the application of Six Sigma and Lean principles, methodologies and tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in leading, executing, and delivering improved business quality standard processes and results
  • Assists in executing projects that increase process efficiencies, reduce cycle time, cost, and improve overall quality of execution
  • Helps to identify and secure resources, create plans, and execute scheduled deliverables
  • Assess business performance, analyze business processes, evaluate gaps, identify process improvements, and recommend business solutions
  • Provide resource requirements, prioritization and project recommendations
  • Assists with providing support and training to process owners
  • May assist with communicating project status updates to all stakeholders, including executive management, as needed
  • Helps to monitor performance and ensure successful implementation is controlled over time
  • Assists implementing process improvements using Lean manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and JJPS Excellence principles/tools within the manufacturing site
  • Collaborate and partner with stakeholders across multiple functions
  • Helps developing Lean and Six Sigma capabilities through coaching and mentoring at all levels (associate to management) within the site
  • Assist in management of the BE Training, Certifications, RE-Certifications and Savings as required
  • Follows and observes all regulatory requirements (GMP’s, ISO, FDA, internal policies) applicable to area of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance to the Quality Policy in all activities


  • University/Bachelors Degree required
  • Process improvement environment experience preferred
  • Six Sigma Green knowledge or Certification and/or other project management methodology is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to function in a team based manufacturing environment required
  • Interest in Medical Device Regulation, design control and process validation preferred
  • Experience in project management (University projects)
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time required
  • This position performs activities in a clean room production environment which requires certain preparation and gowning practices. Ability to work in environment required
  • Ability to travel international and domestic up to 10% required

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