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Employer Brightwater
Job Title Operational Excellence Specialist

Fantastic new role just in from a favourite client in Waterford.

I`m looking for an Operational Excellence specialist for them. A Green or Black Belt is required but I`m happy to talk to anyone with at least 2-3 years of experience working with Lean and Six Sigma to improve processes.

The post is be offered on a permanent basis.


• Use Six Sigma and Lean tools & techniques to analyze business processes and identify project opportunities

• Complete process reviews to identify process bottlenecks and capacity constraints, identify and implement ways to eliminate.

• Act as change lead and key member of team implementing Process excellence strategy for the site.

• Lead and execute Technical process improvement projects e.g. OEE, lead time reduction ,waste elimination, following standard project structure and maintaining alignment to site goals

• Lead and execute process excellence & change management projects, implementing standard lean methodologies and management systems e.g. Standard problem solving, Visual factory etc.

• Ensure all improvement activities are aligned with quality and completed with a compliance Focus.

• Provide subject matter expertise on quality sampling and process control plans. Lead projects to eliminate or significantly reduce appraisal costs.

• Complete complex data analysis to improve process and product capability.

• Generate rationale and associated statistical analysis to support proposed process improvements.

• Site expert on industrial engineering studies, manning loading and determining most cost effective direct manning standard work

• Develop and Deliver lean/Kaizen/six sigma training and work with manufacturing to instill a lean manufacturing ethos

• Facilitate lean workshops, promote and engage lean culture


• Third level qualification in science, manufacturing or engineering.

• Six Sigma Certification – Green/Black Belt

• Strong technical competence and comprehensive understanding of manufacturing technologies in a high volume regulated environment.

• Project Management experience

• Experience with execution of LEAN and/or Six Sigma process improvements

• Experience in contributing to a lean transformation/change management

• Knowledge of advanced statistical tools and experience in analyzing process performance based on data

For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or send your CV for consideration.

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Location Waterford
Date Added 69 days ago
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