Medical Devices JobsSenior Lean Specialist – Global Operations

  • GY51573
  • Permanent
  • Galway

Collins McNicholas

As the successful candidate, you will facilitate and direct the Lean/OpEx activities of teams and become the Subject Matter Expert in Lean and Operational Excellence Projects within the business. 

Overview of your responsibilities: (Full job specification available on request)

  • Management of large, complex projects and teams, using lean / six sigma tools and methodologies, delivering success in a short timeframe with high expectations. 
  • Steward the progress and deliverables globally, liaising between sites and management and develops communication and continuous improvement training plans
  • Coaches leaders at all levels to drive lean and OpEx thinking into all aspects of operations
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget
  • Communicates project status updates, address priority challenges and coordinate risk mitigation
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensures resource availability and allocation
  • Develops a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measures project performance
  • Reports and escalates to management as needed
  • Performs risk management to minimize project impact
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
  • Participates in performance improvement teams and provides facilitation and technical support to assist  including collection and analysis of data and documentation of results
  • Conducts training where appropriate for lean, six sigma and OpEx

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An engineering background and a level 8 HETAC degree relevant to the role
  • A Lean Six Sigma black belt qualification
  • Formal Project Management training and certification
  • Extensive expertise in lean, process and operations improvement
  • Consulting and/or Project Management experience – 5+ years of experience in managing a diverse range of projects in a complex work environment

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Amy Newell.

(091) 706719

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