Allergan Operational Excellence Engineer III, Unit Dose Department in Waco, Texas

Operational Excellence Engineer III, Unit Dose Department

Waco, Texas, United States at

3 days agoPost Date

180540Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Description

The Operational Excellence Engineer III provides tactical support and coordinates and facilitates site wide operational excellence activities.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Work with Operations to identify process improvement opportunities and then leads the team to achieve the desired results.

  • Process mapping of existing processes to document procedures and improve the process.

  • Lead teams in process improvement exercises and tracking systematic progress during and after events.

  • Train team members in elements of process improvement as required.

  • Provide data as required to drive change and document improvements.

  • Report key KPI’s as defined by management.

  • Communicate continuous improvement activities and results to internal stakeholders.

  • Identify cost reduction projects and develop reports to monitor and track progress.

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies in the Waco facility.

  • Ensure that processes support the organization’s goals for quality and customer service.

  • Lead improvement teams on 5S audits and corrective actions.

  • Other duties and special project as assigned.


  • Five (5) years’ experience in Manufacturing, Operations and/or Continuous Improvement Intermediate Microsoft Office and SAP user experience preferred.

  • Yellow Belt or Green Belt Certification, or the ability to obtain certification within year of accepting position.

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office and SAP user experience preferred.

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Yellow Belt or Green Belt Certification, or the ability to obtain certification within year of accepting position.

  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to influence others effectively.

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to communicate clearly and professional, written and verbally.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Strong results orientation with follow-up skills.

  • Intermediate user knowledge of Microsoft Office and computerized inventory systems (SAP preferred), with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.