Process Improvement Consultant

What Business Performance Partner contributes to Cardinal Health

Operational Excellence is responsible for identifying and executing against performance improvement opportunities, enabling successful transformations across the enterprise, and using contemporary process improvement techniques while building people capabilities.

Business Performance Partner is responsible for consulting with internal or external customers and suppliers to assess current business performance, develop recommendations, and implement process improvements utilizing contemporary improvement tools.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of world-class business practices and understands the optimal assessment and improvement methodologies across multiple market segments.
  • Gathers and interprets internal and external customer requirements for a business or multi-business process.
  • Leverages value stream activities with complex assessment techniques.
  • Completes organizational design assessments and analyses across business segments, customers and suppliers.
  • Designs and develops performance management processes and ensures feedback loop to strategy process.
  • Consults with senior leaders across businesses to create implementation plans that deliver sustainable results.
  • Oversees/coordinates implementation resources and project activities.
  • Trains and coaches at all levels in continuous improvement.
  • Leads and mentors improvements projects in the customer, supplier, or internal environment.


  • 4-8 years of experience, preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred
  • Project management experience highly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint preferred
  • Experience in SAP and/or Manhattan WMS preferred
  • Understanding of basic financial acumen as it pertains to warehousing P&L
  • Prior Lean certification (White belt, yellow belt, Kaizen leader, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to change work schedule to support different shifts as needed (up to and including nights and weekends)
  • Ability to travel up to 5% preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work; independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
  • Maximize productivity and reduce wastefulness in the production process.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Data analytics skills and experience.
  • Strong communication and presentation abilities.
  • Troubleshooting expertise and attention to detail.

Anticipated salary range: $87,900 - $125,600

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/09/2024

*if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The salary range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.