An exciting opportunity for a Lean Specialist to join an established company in County Mayo has arisen.

Job Description Summary:

The role is to lead, facilitate and participate in Continuous improvement projects, including rapid improvement projects using Agile and Kaizen methodologies. Key responsibility of this role will include:

– taking a leading role in completing diagnostics to identify waste and identify value creation opportunities.

– support the training and development of Associates in the use and application of Operational Excellence (OE) to drive sustainable business improvement.

What you will do:

  • Successful implementation of improvement projects using various methodologies, including standard project management, Agile and Kaizen events
  • Structured approach in the gathering and use of data to determine insights.
  • Analysis of data and information to prioritise improvement opportunities and solutions.
  • Set and deliver on ambitious step change improvements targets.
  • Facilitate and lead the implementation of process improvements and problem solving using various OE methodologies.
  • Preparation and presentation of data analysis, proposals and results of improvement projects.
  • Embed and sustain improvements using a structured change management approach.
  • Utilise networks to import and export best practice, internal and externally.
  • Engage with individuals and teams to develop knowledge and understanding.

Skill Requirements:

  • Certificate and or Diploma in a Technical Discipline is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing and/or supply chain environment, leading and supporting successful process improvement events within a team.
  • Green or black belt qualification in Lean and/or Six Sigma is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent analytical skills and development of insights.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in the use and application of OE tools & techniques.
  • Strong leadership, coaching, communication and influencing skills.
  • Experience of change management in a team-based environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced level of software proficiency – e.g., Excel, Power Bi, SAP, Word, Power point.

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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