Job Description

Lean and Continuous Improvement Co-ordinator

Ref No: AM18173

County Offaly, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Lean and Continuous Improvement Co-ordinator - County Offaly.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a qualified quality professional, with at least 2 years' experience, to gain hands-on practical experience of leading LEAN and continuous improvement initiatives.
This role involves assisting the Group Lean Manager in identifying, developing and implementing the Lean programme for the site.

Main Responsibilities
• The leader of Lean at the site, part of the site management team.
• Provide leadership/guidance for Department Managers in regard to Lean solutions.
• Lead improvement under the company Continuous Improvement Program and Lean Programmes.
• Use and practice Lean Principles and Lean Tools and provide functional support on all elements of the Lean Toolkit such as DMAIC, 5S.
• Drive a problem solving culture by demonstrating strong problem solving skills, leading by example, and active participation to resolve issues and provide permanent corrective actions.
• You will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the completion of various Lean Kaizen events targeted towards improving the operational and plant performance.
• You will determine training requirements for staff arising from introduction/implementation of Lean Principles/Initiatives.
• Provide lean training to employees.
• Manage communication of lean initiatives across the site.
• Measure and report on lean projects and results.
• You will manage the review process for selecting, scoping and prioritising lean initiatives.
• You will continue to focus on existing Lean initiatives and operational performance to constantly strive to eliminate waste, improve customer satisfaction and achieve growth and development via the on-going use of Lean tools and Lean Principles and the introduction of new initiatives where necessary to sustain the benefits.
• Assist in the development of TPM within the plant.
• Partake daily in the operations review and PIT meetings.
• Support yield improvement, labour management, efficiency implementation, reporting and monitoring.

Qualifications and experience requirements:
• Training and education in the area of LEAN is required, with at least 2 -3 years' practical experience, and evidence of achievements, either as a Lean operator or a practitioner.
• This role requires a high degree of flexibility, responsiveness and the ability to self-manage and prioritise.
• Excellent communication skills in addition to excellent knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other relevant technology and tools


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