Value Stream Facilitator – Permanent – Waterford | Collins McNicholas

Value Stream Facilitator – Permanent – Waterford

  • Reference: CJ43700
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Key objective of the role is to be the Value Stream Leader designate and cover. Plus to be a “Ready Now” successor for the Value Stream Leader.
  • Leadership, direction and motivation concerning Manufacturing department
  • Manufacture of product in accordance with specified requirements and timelines
  • Manufacture of product in accordance with achieving and exceeding budget costs
  • GPS implementation – To ensure Zero accidents, Zero Defects and Zero Waste
  • Review and support of department MCs and Validations.
  • Ensure department Deviation investigation and CAPA implementation as per 6-step RCA process as per agreed timelines
  • Ensure Customer Complaint investigation and CAPA implementation as per 6-step RCA process as per agreed timelines
  • Completion of CAPA actions as per agreed timelines
  • Implementation of Right First Time culture plus effective corrective and preventive action
  • Production Scheduling via MPS
  • Facilitation of daily Value Stream meeting ensuring customer focus and effective actions to aid the flow of product
  • Achieving Excellence through Teamwork, Change Management, Continuous Improvement and Customer Focus
  • Environmental, Health and Safety compliance in Manufacturing
  • Work in-process inventory control via MRB
  • Lead and support audits and timely closure of audit actions
  • Other duties may be assigned on discretionary basis as required by new developments or changes to the role


Impact of Role on Business Objectives:

  • Ensure that all production is completed in a complaint manner and through technical mastery of all our processes and systems, by first intent, confidently deliver: the right products to our customers at the right time and cost
  • Ensuring effective Root Cause Analysis completion and CAPA actions are completed to aid the flow of product and ensure compliance to required standards at all times
  • Support investigations and report all Deviations and Customer Complaints to determine root cause and ensure subsequent CAPA actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Cast the right shadow and lead by example


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Responsibilities

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties in a compliant manner and behave in accordance with site SOPs, company EHS standards and guidelines and relevant legal requirements
  • Read and understand SOPs applicable to the role
  • Report all accidents, incidents and any EHS issues using the appropriate process or system to your Line Manager or, if required, the Occupational Health Advisor
  • Maintain work area in an inspection ready state and clean as you go to maintain good safe housekeeping standards
  • Be aware of the impact of your job activities on EHS issues
  • Ensure all engineering changes made have safety considerations and best practices as core attributes



Quality Responsibilities

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties in a compliant manner and behave in accordance with our Quality Management System requirements
  • Participate fully in our Site’s quality initiatives and ensure that all relevant quality standards are adhered to
  • Maintain GMP standards where appropriate to your role
  • Read and understand relevant SOPs and Global Quality Policies applicable to role
  • Management Policies relevant to your job role
  • Attend training and complete assessments as required
  • Ensure Quality and GMP is at the forefront of changes proposed


People Management Responsibilities

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Develop skills, knowledge and behaviours to effectively lead, manage, coach and develop department employees
  • Effectively manage and develop talent of employees
  • Complete 1:1 as per script with direct reports


Problem Solving:

  • The ability to deliver effective problem solving is intrinsic to the role
  • Performance Management of Safety, Deviations and CAPA process within Value Stream to ensure effectiveness and processes are in place and in use
  • Ensure effective structures are in place, i.e. correct people, processes and knowledge to ensure effective problem solving
  • Ensure robust risk analysis has been completed to prevent and minimize potential problems when introducing new initiatives


Specialised Knowledge

Basic Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in Manufacturing
  • Understanding of the relevant quality standards
  • People Management skills
  • Demonstrate ability to project manage
  • Demonstrate Leadership Edge principles
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience of project management and validation
  • Experience and knowledge of Pharmaceutical and GMP in a Process and Packaging environment
  • Accurate completion of all relevant documentation
  • Knowledge of documented quality standards
  • Report generation
  • Effective presentation delivery



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

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