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Continuous Improvement Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 09/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384468A

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Continuous Improvement Lead

Our Client, a leading multi nation based in the south east is currently seeking a Continuous Improvement (Lean) Lead to join their organisation.

In this position you will be tasked to assist in the development and execution of an implementation strategy for Lean Manufacturing Techniques and Principles to support the organisational goal of becoming a world class manufacturing site. This will be a permanent opportunity for a talent Continuous Improvement professional.

Role responsibilities:

  • To take part in and give guidance to cross-functional teams rolling out the Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Strive to develop best practice methods, workplace layout and workplace organisation to gain throughput increases, inventory reductions, and operating expense reductions.
  • Assist in training employees in Lean Tools, Systems and Principles to develop an organisation wide culture of change.
  • Deliver and teach A3 Problem Solving Training.
  • The ability to lead a project from conception to closure.
  • Estimate & secure the cost benefit of specific projects.
  • The auditing of processes to ensure that gains are sustained.
  • Assist in the development of corrective action when requested.
  • To act as a Lean Manufacturing SME to support other departments.
  • To actively promote the necessity of C.I. as a key strategy to achieve competitive advantage and long-term sustainability.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5 years Pharmaceutical or related industry experience
  • MSc in Lean/Six Sigma or equivalent.

For more information on this and similar positions please contact Kathryn on or call 016455250