Our Client is seeking a Senior Manager Global Lean Leader to join their team in Mayo


  • Critical Support to help create, drive and implement the overall Continuous Improvement (CI) Strategy for Global Operations, including global standardization of the CI lean framework and the Production System, in order to drive business results
  • Educate and coach the organization on the culture of continuous improvement and necessary behavioral development, including a culture of continually challenging the status quo, autonomous teams and leadership structures.  Includes sharing of best practices.
  • Hands on teaching and deployment required at local site location from Leadership to operator associates.
  • Take responsibility for Global Operations strategic initiative projects as appropriate to further drive operation excellence and CI.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned

Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Black Belt Certification preferred with knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies required
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and execution of global projects
  • Demonstrated ability to influence a cross-functional team and challenge the status quo/change agent in order to deliver business results
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, strong work ethic, attention to detail and organizational/multi-tasking skills
  • Strong facilitation skills, change management experience and project management
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems preferred
  • Experience in equipment and process validation preferred
  • Experience in automation systems and manufacturing technology preferred
  • Experience in hourly system/data analytics (big data) preferred
  • Strong in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel

Work Experience Requirements

  • 8 – 12 years of professional experience in a progressive manufacturing environment with a proven track record of performance management, including supervisory level experience for a minimum of 3 years
  • Strong track record of having worked in a world class Lean/Six-Sigma manufacturing environment
  • Experience creating and working within a lean manufacturing production system (Shingo or associated award recognition a plus)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Operations Management, Engineering or other related field required
  • Project Management experience

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 fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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