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Process & Operational Excellence Specialist

Req ID:  8337


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.


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Job Description

An important Global HR pillar for the coming years is to transform the HR operating model; and ensure a state-of-the-art experience for the HR processes and service delivery, both in real life and digitally. Therefore, the next step for Global HR will be to build a scalable global HR Transformation & Services team to ensure continuity, efficiency, and scalability. 

This position will be vital in the HR Transformation and Service team – support and develop in the areas of operational excellence and continuous improvement from processes and operating model design perspective. This role is part of the Global HR Process & Operational Excellence team and targets to consult and support the HR community.

Job Duties

  • Being integrated part of the global HR Operations team, providing process consulting and digitalization services.
  • Support the Global/Regional HR Process Governance and standardization, focus on specific process areas like C&B, workforce planning, employee administration etc. (if applicable)
  • Contribute to harmonization and standardization efforts, such as Payroll, Time & Attendance etc.
  • Co-optimize existing HR processes across major countries/markets/regions aligning with relevant stakeholders and support process owners.
  • Apply methods and tools to improve quality, efficiency and satisfaction of HR processes as well as services and foster process change within the organization and driving process change management in the respective area.
  • Analyse the HR user experience, adoption and enablement including the employee and manager self-services.
  • Help the team to enhance Process and Operational Excellence maturity and develop Olympus-specifics methods.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree and/or CI certification strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with project management and process improvement methodologies.
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in Human Resources.
  • Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): Travel required, if needed.



  • Good understanding of HR processes and expertise in one or two HR processes.
  • Experience working cross borders/various regions globally.
  • Stakeholder management experience.
  • Constructive assertiveness.
  • Cultural awareness.
  • Solution-oriented communication and collaboration skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $62,499.00 - $84,374.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications. 

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || Human Resources 

Job Segment: User Experience, Consulting, Business Process, Project Manager, Change Management, Technology, Management

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