Quest Diagnostics
Associate, Leadership Development- Lenexa, KS req40075
At a glance
Location: US-KS-Lenexa Map
Posted: 03/27/2020
Closing: 04/26/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Associate, Leadership Development- Location Varied

The Leadership Development Program Associate is responsible to successfully complete assigned projects and rotations that span roles across a variety of Quest functions and Regions. LDP Associates in the Operations Track will complete four rotations across functions including Customer Services, Lab, Logistics, Patient Services, Supply Chain Management and QMS and are required to rotate between two or more geographic regions.  LDP Associates in the Supply Chain Management Track will complete four rotations across Category Management, Procurement Operations, Supply Management, Quality Control and Systems and are required to complete one rotation outside of Collegeville. PA.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in and apply core learning in assigned function and rotation.
Participate in work teams to apply continuous improvement tools to solve real-time business problems and drive continuous improvement in assigned rotations.
Serve as a Group Lead and/or Interim Supervisor through a minimum of one rotation (Operations).
Prepare and deliver executive presentations to demonstrate both learning progress and how the assignment/role contributed to the business.
Serve as a team member and participate in 1-2 Shin Kaizen Events.
Serve as a team member and, provide co-leadership support for local Kaizen events.
Participate in monthly learning, coaching and networking events, internal and external to Quest.
Provide support for the National Continuous Improvement Leaders through all stages of local and national Kaizen events (Operations).


Provide support for Category Managers throughout all phases of the sourcing & contracting (Supply Chain).
As applicable, participate in M&A, Joint Venture and Vendor Negotiation Activities under the direction of assignment leadership.
As applicable and based on business needs, serve as Project Coordinator and/or Project Manager under the direction of assignment leadership.
Deliver Capstone project overview to LDP Leadership Committee and Regional Leaders at successful completion of program.

 

Basic qualifications:
BS, BA MBA Graduation
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Majors: Medical Laboratory Science, Supply Chain & Operations, Bio-Medical, Bio Engineering, Industrial Engineering and/or Life Science.
Demonstrated academic achievement
Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S. (Operations)
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or future sponsorship
Excellent written and oral communication skills
High Learning Agility

Experience/Skills
A Business, Supply Chain or related internship is helpful, not required
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in a variety of software such as Excel, Word, Visio, etc.
Ability to think strategically & creatively, and solve problems effectively & efficiently
Strong data analysis & business skills, including project management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication & team building skills
Can deal with ambiguity and make decisions of good quality in a timely-manner

Associate, Leadership Development- Lenexa, KS req40075