Job Objective:

To drive Lean methodology and continuous improvement to meet site and group KPI’s. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coordinating the implementation and execution of Lean manufacturing techniques.


  • Identify and prioritise Lean projects within the business – investigate these projects, presenting solutions and delivering results
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure effective and robust processes
  • Report on progress of projects
  • Undertake business process analysis, statistical analysis for improvement projects and to support wider change
  • Define, develop and publish business improvement process documentation
  • Provide expertise, professional advice and guidance to the business in business improvement, drawing from proven industry practice and methodologies
  • Challenging and supporting existing processes and procedures
  • Leading site process improvements where necessary
  • Engage with all supporting functional departments to develop strong relationships to ensure optimal performance
  • Identify related training needs and coordinate training approach
  • Stay current and up to date on any technology changes that may affect Lean

Desired Qualifications/Experiences:

  • Strong understanding of lean tools, concepts, methods and processes
  • Proven experience in identifying, execution and driving to closure of lean projects
  • Ability to engage, commit, coach and organise
  • Six Sigma qualified – Black/Green belt
  • Experience in regulated manufacturing environment i.e. ISO 13485
  • Able to work under own initiative, as part of a team and take the lead in a project where appropriate
  • Experience in defining and mentoring operational KPI’s
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Competent IT Skills especially in the use of MS Office


  • Lean Manufacturing: 5 years (Preferred)

Hours of Work: 40 Hours per week

Times of Work: Monday to Thursday 7:55 to 16:55, Friday 7:55 to 13:55

Salary: Competitive

Pension Contributions: Employee 2% Employer 4%

Other Benefits: Death in Service, Cycle to Work Scheme

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