fkiQuality has started a Lean program at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in St. Louis, Missouri with the objectives to increase efficiency, lower costs and create key organizational capabilities in the Sales, Marketing and Commercial Excellence groups.
Six executives and ten employees completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training and are advancing projects for improvement of their respective functions.
Lean Six Sigma training was conducted by Francisco Pulgar-Vidal, a Lean Six Sigma Master black belt and Director of the Chicago Deming Association for effective enterprises. The training was initiated and sponsored by the Commercial Excellence team, which focuses on driving innovative, relevant and strategic commercial solutions that enable best-in-class performance.
Each employee is supported by a Lean Champion who coaches and guides an employee through the Lean process and project.
“Lean is a way to establish a production system that creates more customer value using the most effective methods and resources”
said Rod Novak, Senior Director of Marketing Operations
“As our organization evolves, continuous improvement must be a constant”
said Travis Moore, Director of Sales Operations
“It is wonderful to see the organization investing in our employees through Lean training and certification”
said Melissa Falcone, Director of Marketing