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Program Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Zuchwil, Switzerland
Strategic Planning

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805679288W

As the Program Manager, Strategic Initiatives you will work closely with the VP of Manufacturing for the DACH region, his Leadership Team and plants on cross-site leveraging, best practice sharing and effective planning and deployment of corporate, MD&D and Global Orthopedics initiatives cross all DePuy Synthes manufacturing sites in DACH to ensure they meet our manufacturing vision 2020.

  • Ensure cross-functional alignment of goals, strategic initiatives and projects to meet our manufacturing vision 2020
  • Planning of manufacturing goals and strategies to be deployed
  • Ensure major cross-functional issues and conflicts are addressed and resolved
  • Review and align regional projects and priorities to ensure consistency in execution our manufacturing vison 2020
  • Accelerate implementation/execution of strategic initiatives across DePuySynthes EMEA SC
  • Develop and establish together with VP Manufacturing DACH the manufacturing strategy for Switzerland, Germany and Austria
  • Lead the manufacturing strategy program deployment, establish the roadmap of projects and initiatives required to achieve manufacturing vision 2020
  • Liaise and align with corporate teams and functional owners to ensure our integrated approach
  • Lead local change programs on manufacturing strategy and process portfolio optimization, liaise with J&J / MD&D / GO programs and PMO functions.
  • “Chief of Staff” for regional manufacturing management team; establish the agenda and run the meeting to ensure high performance results
  • Own and manage the leadership team meetings agenda
  • Key point of contact for all speakers and presentation materials
  • Ensure LT meets are conducted efficiently and in a timely manner and adhere to agreed meeting norms
  • Point of Contact for Vp Operations on meeting topics and action points
  • Facilitate leadership team decision making
  • Facilitate development and tracking of Top 10 key business priorities and scorecard
  • Represent the Manufacturing function in various cross-functional councils and projects to ensure alignment and collaboration in end-to-end supply chain solutions.
  • Link with and contribute to corporate strategic supply chain initiatives in order to enable regional representation, leverage local insights to allow effective alignment and implementation of corporate recommendations

  • Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration or Industrial Engineering
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Strategy Consulting
  • Strong knowledge on state of the art Supply Chain / Manufacturing concepts and practices
  • Strong Conceptual Thinker
  • Strong Analytical Skills / Strong Capabilities to synthesize and holistic thinking
  • Very strong communication skills, oral and in writing
  • A demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional Management; strong interpersonal skills
  • Extensive experience in leading program management initiatives / strategic projects
  • Should have a proven track record of executing strategies in highly complex matrix environments

Primary Location
Synthes GmbH (7111)
Job Function
Strategic Planning
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