Lean Manufacturing Programme Manager

Job Title: Lean Manufacturing Programme Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 122907
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: about 5 years ago

Job Description

Lean Manufacturing Programme Manager
Required to manage a team of manufacturing engineers and programme manage; lean manufacturing, process improvement and cost reduction engineering projects.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in identifying and scoping out projects which will result in improvements across key metrics of; quality, service & cost and will have strong technical engineering experience.

This is a permanent technical engineering role with a leading healthcare provider in Cork area.

Responsibilities of Lean Manufacturing Programme Manager:
Provide professional and technical leadership to Manufacturing Engineers and Process technicians on product and process issues.
Transferring and implementing processes either from development or from another manufacturing facility.
Use statistical analysis and empirical methods in the identification of yield and efficiency issues, and provide detailed reports on the improvements achieved.
Participate in the phase review process and the New Products Excellence (NPE) meetings with respect to new products.
Maintain a valid capacity model in co-operation with Operations and conduct adequate advance planning for required capital.
Responsible for other projects as assigned by the company.
Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems
Engage fully with the performance management system on site, and utilize the development program to build a skill base appropriate to the requirements of the business.

Requirements of Lean Manufacturing Programme Manager:
Honours Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production Engineering or Science discipline
7+ years' experience in similar role in manufacturing industry.
Proven people management & Project Management experience.
Strong technical capabilities and project management capability to develop aspect of assigned projects on time and within budget.
Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodologies, ideally with structured analytical & problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words: Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Manager, Project Management, Programme Manager, World Class Manufacturing, Engineering, Six Sigma, Blackbelt, Cork, Munster.

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