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Lean Specialist

Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry is looking to hire a Lean Specialist to join their operations team. Due to increased activity, the Lean Specialist appointed will assist with the development and support of Lean Manufacturing initiatives across the Company. The role is full time-permanent and is based in Waterford City. This role would ideally suit someone who has a background in lean engineering and/or manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities

  • To help roll out strategic Lean plans and processes, as defined by the company Hoshin Kanri.

  • To identify and eliminate Muda in a formal, organised manner utilising recognised problem-solving tools.

  • To generate efficiency and financial gains in the business processes.

  • To act as a trainer for development of personnel and processes. 

  • To identify and develop team activities across the plant to encourage sustainable change and empowerment of personnel

  • Participate in Value Engineering and lead continuous improvement teams

Key Skills & Requirements

  • Formal Lean / Six Sigma qualification required. Min Green Belt level

  • 3rd Level Qualification in Lean, Industrial Engineering, and/or Quality

  • 3+ years of industry experience preferred.

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

  • Minitab experience would be advantageous

  • ‘Train the Trainer’ qualification would be advantageous

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills are a must.

For more information or even a private discussion please contact Ryan Blackett.