Continuous Improvement Lead Analyst - Express Scripts at Cigna in Tempe, Arizona

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This position will support process improvement project portfolios in Operations with direct reporting responsibility to Continuous Improvement management team. Work with Operations leaders to develop project charters, process measurement systems, project pipelines and visual management. Lead and participate in rapid improvement or kaizen events.

Primary Functions

  • Work with functional leaders to identify performance gaps, prioritize opportunities, and manage improvement roadmap for functional areas.

  • Investigate and identify root causes of process performance drivers; correct or develop new processes to achieve improved performance.

  • Facilitate cross-functional process improvement DMAIC projects and rapid improvement events (Kaizen).

  • Develop and monitor key metrics to improve operating processes and apply control procedures which will result in permanent corrective action, yield, and productivity improvement.

Key Competencies

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Business, IT or related field preferred

  • 2 years relevant operations experience preferred

  • Experience implementing contemporary process improvement methodologies in an operations environment

  • Certification in Six Sigma or other lean methodology preferred

  • Excellent PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

  • Demonstrated analytical skills with understanding of basic statistics

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Strong focus on customer service

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple timelines and deadlines

  • Ability to travel 15-20% (post lifting of Covid restrictions)

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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