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Employer R.T.Lane Recruiting Talent
Job Title Operations Excellence Engineer

Are you passionate about Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing?

R.T.Lane are looking for a Operations Excellence Specialist for a permanent opportunity in Waterford. Ths role will suit someone with a Lean six sigma qualification and at least 2 years epxerience gained in a fast paced manufacturing envirronment.


  • 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

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Location Waterford
Date Added 67 days ago
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