Operations Leadership Development Program- Tampa, FL req64094 in Tampa, FL at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Associate, Leadership Development - Tampa, FL M-F

Job Summary:

The Associate, Leadership Development is part of a 2-year leadership development program, providing Associates with exposure to various operations functions, nationwide, across the Quest enterprise. Responsibilities include successfully completing assigned projects and rotations across a variety of Quest operations functions and regions.  LDP Associates will complete four rotations across core operations functions such as Customer Services, Lab, Logistics, Patient Services, and Quest Management System (a combination of foundational Continuous Improvement principles-Lean, Project Management, Kaizen- utilized systematically to improve operational efficiencies and efficacy).  Associates are required to relocate at least once during the program, the location of which could be anywhere within the continental United States.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate in and apply core learning in assigned function and rotation.
Lead project 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).
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 required (Graduation Dec 2020-June 2021)
Minimum GPA of 3.25
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 verbal communication skills
High Learning Agility
Previous Business, Supply Chain or related internship is preferred
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