Evelina Čirbaitė is a Business System Development Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics, Vilnius. With 3 years experience in protein biology laboratory as a scientist, she became a part of company’s Business Excellence Specialists team in 2014. Together with a colleague she is the leading Practical Process Improvement (PPI) business system in Vilnius site. She is mainly responsible for trainings and has already conducted various Lean tools training for almost 1000 people. With over 1700 Kaizens (process improvement projects), more than 20 000 Gemba improvement ideas in 4 recent years and solid PPI culture, Vilnius site now has the highest Lean maturity score in the whole Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Besides the major function in Business Excellence, she is part of company’s Green Committee, Ergonomics committee and is the Leader of the Women Employee Resource Group, which is focused on career development and social initiatives.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and 55,000 employees in 50 countries. Company’s mission is to enable their customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics (Vilnius) has world-class capabilities in manufacturing products for the life science market, specifically in molecular, protein, and cellular biology, and has an outstanding research and development (R&D) center, focused on the development of new products in all aspects of molecular, protein, and cellular biology. The products manufactured in Vilnius site are broadly used worldwide to study gene structure, expression and variety, to create new diagnostics methods for innate, hereditary and infectious diseases. There are over 660 employees in Vilnius site in a variety of roles including 100 researchers making this one of the largest private R&D center in whole region. The company was awarded an Employer of the Year in Lithuania in 2014 and 2012 by the Ministry of Social Security and Labor and has received numerous Social Responsibility Awards, including the Greenest Company Award in Lithuania. According to the National reputation survey 2016, the company has the Highest Business Reputation Index in Lithuania.