Business Process Improvement Lead

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description:

The Business Process Improvement Lead will act as the users' advocate, making global processes and systems more efficient and scalable. Additional duties to include:

  • Help Varian promote a process transformation community and culture.

  • Actively engage in and facilitate workshops and fora as necessary.

  • Provide process improvement methodology, coaching and training to colleagues who are participating in process improvement projects.

  • Mentor less experienced members of the process improvement team as necessary.

  • Develop relationships between business stakeholders and the IT Infrastructure Operations teams to facilitate process identification needs, improvements, and excellence for ongoing operations.

  • Work with management and cross-functional partners and delivery teams to:

  • Identify operational and systems risks, and process gaps.

  • Rationalize business requirements.

  • Prioritize opportunities for process improvement.

  • Formulate consensus on improvements.

  • Help build the right processes for Varian, that are efficient, scalable and proactively address internal needs for end-to-end integration.

  • Provide supporting process documentation as required e.g. process flows, instructional documentation, knowledge base articles, etc.

  • Define process implementations and support (whether being delivered through enhancements or projects), and effectively handover completed process work to delivery teams and project managers.

  • Provide continued support of the delivery and project teams implementing the process changes, and providing coaching and direction to ensure goals are achieved.

  • Maintain a relevant pipeline of process improvements for future work efforts.

Job Requirements


Minimum Required Skills and

Knowledge:
  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.

  • Typical Education and Experience: Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) and 8 years of related experience or Masters Degree with 6 years of related experience.

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Business Process Improvement Lead

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