Lean Manufacturing Specialist Pharma in Waterford

Dungarvan // Full Time // Negotiable
  • Production Manufacturing


Lean Manufacturing Specialist for Pharma in Waterford

Cpl are working as the exclusive recruitment partner to support one of our legacy client partners to support them in sourcing and recruiting a Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement / Process Excellence Leader for their Pharma manufacturing site in Dungarvan Co. Waterford

The company are a leading recognised global brand in the manufacture of a range of Pharma medication product as well as a range of Oral Hygiene products.

Due to a significant increase in business and with continued investment and the roll-out and implementation of a Site Improvement plan, they are now looking to recruit in a Subject Matter Expert “Lean & Continuous Improvement Specialist” 

Reporting directly to the site General Manager and working closely with numerous stakeholders across the entire site, this is a full-time perm job opportunity to join a Legacy Brand and Global #1 in drug product and Oral Hygiene product manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for Developing a portfolio of projects to deliver on waste reduction and simplification targets.

As the site Lean Specialist, you will take a lead role in the Fostering and Development of the Lean Culture.

You will focus on leading continuous improvement initiatives across production, quality, operations across the site.

Taking the lead role in leading CI projects and facilitating the set-up of cross functional groups and teams

Leading and implementing waste removal projects across both Bulk production and Fill /Pack production areas.

Coaching and mentoring Green belt projects which support the waste project initiative.

Reporting on status of the waste reduction programmes and delivering regular updates to Senior leadership team.

The Lean Six Sigma Specialist will work with key operations personnel and multiple stakeholders across the business to understand the processes, perform deep dives to identify sources of and root cause for losses and identify and implement measures to reduce waste across the manufacturing value stream.

As the sites Lean Leader / Specialist and Subject Matter Expert, you will identify, scope and deliver several projects focussing on waste reduction and mentor associated green belt projects which contribute to the overall waste reduction initiative and improving OEE, Yield and plant output.

The candidate should be comfortable following a structured improvement project methodology, performing data analysis, working alongside all of the team on the production floor as well as all other stakeholders and the site leadership team.

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have the following –

Lean/ Six Sigma Green or Black belt certification

Third level qualification in a Scientific or Engineering discipline

At least 5 years proven experience leading continuous improvement projects in Electronic or GMP or other regulated industries

You will have a deep understanding of LEAN concepts and continuous improvement principles is essential (i.e. 5S, SMED, OEE, Just in Time, Tact principle, Six Sigma, etc.)

If you are interested in this new job opportunity, if Dungarvan Co. Waterford is a convenient location for you, then please your CV to me in complete confidence to [email protected] and I will review and respond to you within 48 hours.

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Job Overview

  • JO-2303-511677
  • Shane Gleeson
  • March 3, 2023
  • Dungarvan
  • Negotiable
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