Senior Manager - Enterprise Excellence

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 6821


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Principal Responsibilities

• As one of the key members in KLT (Kamunting Leadership Team) to drive the 3 years Site Transformation Roadmap Strategy
• Drive the ongoing development and advancement of Lean Manufacturing culture, principles and practices across the plant including ILMS (Integrated Lean Management System) and OPR (Operational Performance Rate)
• Own, lead and drive Continuous Improvement Projects (CIPs) as per planned in project planning and execution stage to meet the timeline and savings target of Site
• Lead and facilitate plant Lean / IE / Six Sigma initiatives using proven industry methods and tools such as TPM, TWI, SPC, Value Stream Mapping, Line Balancing, DMAIC, Visual Management and 5S with plant employees
• Provide engineering expertise to identify and lead value improvement and waste elimination projects through Gemba (EHS, 5S & CI) for the manufacturing and overhead areas that drive plant performance improvements
• Work with matrix organisation stakeholders, develop proposals for CI programs and identify key opportunities for continuous improvement across multiple value streams and departments, focusing on improving our People, Quality, Service and Value performance
• Work in collaboration with key stakeholders such as Engineering, Quality and Operations to overcome any barriers or obstacles to success
• Deliver and Facilitate CI training (Lean / Six Sigma etc.) as required. Act as a role model, mentor and coach to others with respect to Continuous Improvement.
• Plan work schedules, Leader Standard work including Gemba walk, attend management meetings, and prepare monthly reports as required, ensuring effective communication of ideas, information, and issues to appropriate stakeholders.
• Monitor and control programs, identify issues and ensure they are resolved.
• Benchmark APAC sites good practices learning and sharing for replicate implementation.
• Ensure the implementation and maintenance within the workplace of an effective management for occupational safety and health consistent with the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and other legislative requirements.
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Management.

Education / Experience Requirements

• A minimum of Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree or equivalent.
• A minimum of 10+ years’ experience in a Lean or Continuous Improvement role in a manufacturing environment with minimum 5+ years in managing people and lean projects.
• Good Track record of leading and delivering improvement projects in a team and manufacturing environment as plant Lean / CI leader.
• Lean Six Sigma experience and certifications along with large-scale automation experience is a plus. (Lean Expert or Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or above)
• Thorough knowledge of Lean principles with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Working knowledge of highly regulated manufacturing with control / cleanroom environment
• Working knowledge of Technical manufacturing processes including Latex, Assembly, Injection / Extrusion / Blow Moulding, Packaging and Warehouse.
• Requires strong communications skills to understand and explain complex engineering problems to non-engineering personnel
• Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation skill, multiple tasking, planning and organizing, good judgment, knowledge transfer, work independently as team player and leader.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skill. Must be able to communicate fluently (written and verbal) in English and Malay Language.
• Strong organizational leadership, interpersonal and influencing skills.
• Strong technical, management judgment, and team orientation.
• Lean Six Sigma and Project Management related certification is advantage
• Able to work independently with strong leadership ability

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time. 

Teleflex is an equal opportunities employer

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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