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Enterprise Excellence Manager


Minneapolis, MN, US

Job Family:  Manufacturing
Country/Region:  United States




The Enterprise Excellence Manager will lead global projects to create operational efficiency across all functions within Interventional Urology. This role develops, scopes and implements enterprise wide business process improvements essential to meeting business objectives.  This position will be responsible for developing a centralized assessment of operational efficiency through Khazan events, managing cross-functional stakeholders to implement process improvement strategies and tracking the effectiveness of the changes.



Major Areas of Accountability


  • Lead global projects that create operational efficiency across all global functions within Interventional Urology.
  • Prepare and deliver critical efficiency results to IU Leadership and Coloplast Executive Leadership as requested.
  • Lead the project budget and schedule tracking to be efficient, effective, and visible to the organization.
  • Define and drive strategies that support effective and efficient global project execution and resourcing.
  • Influence and negotiate globally and cross functionally to assure appropriate resource commitment for business-critical projects and initiatives.
  • Implement lean practices where it makes sense across the Interventional Urology business.
  • Establish clear and consistent methodologies used to assess process efficiency opportunities.
  • Lead Khazan events to assess efficiency opportunities in the global business and work with sr. leaders to prioritize to drive business results.
  • Resolve project team conflicts, resource needs and requests on a global cross functional basis.
  • Drive cross functional team performance and expectations.
  • Gather lessons learned as appropriate from ongoing and completed projects to feedback.
  • Conform with Coloplast Code of Conduct and all local Compliance Standards.
  • Conform with Coloplast Q/EHS Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science Degree or related experience in the field.
  • Preferred: MBA or MS in engineering discipline or appropriate coursework in project management
  • 10+ years of project management or industrial engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects
  • Business understanding and knowledge within the entire product lifecycle
  • In depth knowledge within the medical device industry including working with different business functions
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experienced presenter in corporate context
  • Ability to influence all levels of management
  • Ability to improve situations with proactive problem-solving skills and solution-oriented negotiation skills
  • Experience in leading teams with highly skilled employees
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects
  • Ability to train, teach and lead others
  • Ability to travel up to 30%








Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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