Job Title: Experienced Lean Manufacturing Champion

Salary: Basic Salary £40k to £60k

Location: South East England

Reference: J3367

Contact: Steve Parker

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Packaging, South East, Production/Technical, Corrugated

The cornerstone of our client’s business is its vast experience designing and manufacturing corrugated cardboard packaging. They supply a wide range of packaging solutions, working with clients from creative thinking and design through to manufacturing and delivering. The manufacturing part of this process is where your experience is required.

They are looking for a Lean Manufacturing expert to be responsible for developing, leading and implementing manufacturing optimisation projects with a focus on lean management to increase process efficiency.
The key objective of your role as Lean Champion will be to lead an environment that embraces lean manufacturing strategy to improve quality, schedule and processes.

Meeting this objective will require leading and designing Lean Manufacturing goals and strategies that will improve operations and processes within the organisation. Your job will be to employ methodologies and tools, and manage all activities for continuous improvement, performance enhancement and the accomplishment of business objectives.

Supporting the organisation through lean manufacturing in order to resolve problems with the current manufacturing systems (workflow, planning, process improvement, budget goals, safety, delivery etc.) will require someone with excellent analytical and conceptual skills and an entrepreneurial mind-set. Your role will encompass analysing work force utilisation, facility layout and operational data such as production costs, process flow charts and production schedules to determine efficient utilisation of staff and machinery.

A desire to achieve through engaging an entire team is fundamental. Lean Champion will be responsible for training employees in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles, tools and techniques. You will provide leadership and will be responsible for developing and exceeding quality, schedule and cost objectives. Our client is looking for a motivating leader who can create and develop a spirit of cooperation through employee involvement and development.

Candidates must be well versed in manufacturing techniques involved in the fabrication of corrugated cardboard packaging.

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