IT Project Manager

Business Process Improvement Specialist

Ref: 122| Posted: 30th Jan 2023

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Terumo Aortic are currently looking to recruit a Business Improvement Specialist to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a truly global business during an exiting time of growth and expansion.

The main responsibilities of the role are;

  • Support the TA organization to standardise, improve & simplify business processes & its business operating model through the application of lean tools and principles

  • Support fact-based, data driven culture by ensuring KPIs are aligned to business objectives and performance and are routinely reviewed by  the management teams in PDCA cycles

  • Standardise the approach to Continuous Improvement across TA

  • Leverage technology and Data & Analytics to support the improvement effort

  • Support business functions to establish a business operating system, including strategy deployment

  • Teach, facilitate, and deploy process improvement Lean Principles and appropriate tools

  • Support business functions on the design and deployment of their processes, ensuring structure, content and metrics are aligned to achieving company goals

  • Support the delivery of systems which drive behaviours in line with company goals

  • Demonstrate that business process improvement & simplification enables the organization to achieve its annual operating plan and strategic goals

  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all business contacts

  • Provide coaching and hands on support in complex situations

  • Lead areas of Business Excellence Assessments

  • Perform other duties as required in support of business goals

The successful candidate will possess;

  • Certified Lean Practitioner / Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Experience of training, facilitating, and coaching the use of lean tools across all levels of an organisation

  • A proven track record delivering Lean Transformation programmes

  • A proven track record in the development and deployment of governance across an organisation

  • Proven knowledge and experience with Hoshin Kanri methodology and value stream mapping

  • Ability to prioritise, and to juggle a range of projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with a variety of internal stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, develop partnerships and influence

  • Ability to deliver presentations and effectively facilitate workshops at all levels in the organization


  • Business Excellence Assessor

  • Master Blackbelt