Business Excellence Manager | Collins McNicholas

Business Excellence Manager

  • Reference: CJ45003y
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: General Management

Job description:

  • Establish an operational excellence (OpEx) strategy for the site
  • Lead site strategy changes such as site manufacture strategy, masterplan and organisational design.
  • Provide leadership utilizing Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to develop and lead key business initiatives for continuous improvement, productivity, quality, and cost improvement projects.
  • Be the expert on OpEx methodology, Continuous Improvement and Troubleshooting tools
  • Mentor Black Belts, Green Belts and other personnel on Lean and Six Sigma methodologies including coaching and training of all personnel on Operational Excellence tools and techniques
  • Drive change and process improvement initiatives and assist management team with developing the business case to identify key improvement opportunities that are aligned with business priorities.
  • Coordinate Process Improvement Teams (PIT) reviews and actions
  • Track and report site metrics across all functional area’s
  • Drives the site culture through communication and visibility of performance
  • Liaise with the Global Operational Excellence Organisation
  • Benchmark with other sites and industries on Business Excellence initiatives


Education & Experience

  • You will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or Business
  • Be Green Belt Qualified with Black Belt certification highly desired.
  • Have 5+ years’ experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Have 5 + years’ experience with the design and installation of process equipment & facilities in the pharmaceutical industry (Desirable) or medical device industry
  • Demonstrated project leadership, both direct and indirect resources management through 1-2-1 and team based coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to influence, clearly articulate expectations and communicate key messaging is vital for this role


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email

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