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Value Stream Leader

Value Stream Leader

Job Overview

Job Ref No.:674
Job Title:Value Stream Leader
Location:Waterford
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Negotiable
Start Date12/02/2018

Job Description

Value Stream Leader

Title: Value Stream Leader
Department: Operations
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager with dotted line to Business Unit Manager

Education/Training/Experience:
• Degree in Engineering/relevant discipline essential.
• 5 years’ experience in automation systems or general engineering applications essential.
• Previous people management/leadership and customer facing experience highly desirable.

Responsibilities of Position:

• Lead, influence and motivate a customer focused team in a matrix structure to achieve Value Stream KPIs and manufacturing solutions to meet/exceed customer requirements.
• Report KPIs to Business Unit Manager on a monthly basis
• Deliver actual versus quote on a monthly basis
• Drive operational excellence by setting clear direction and expectations for performance, and measure actual performance with respect to Product Quality, labour efficiency, and yield against targets.
• Manage Master Planning Schedule for Value Stream on a weekly, monthly and annual basis to include equipment, people and processes.
• Control costs impacting the customer P&L and Balance Sheet.
• Report monthly to senior leadership on the performance of the customer account.
• Drive a continuous improvement culture enabling problem solving and innovative solutions.
• Create a highly talented Value Stream team and champion a positive employee environment by promoting; open communication, engagement and development of team members. Promote a culture of inclusiveness, trust, cooperation and a commitment to teamwork.
• Proactively manage the customer relationship at site level and conduct quarterly Supplier Relationship Management meeting. Manage customer escalations.
• Manage elements of the commercial quotation process.
• Collaborate with the Global Business Units to align on Customer Growth Strategies.
• Supports all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
• Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
• Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
• Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.


Skills/Attributes:
• Excellent lean, operations leadership, organisational and communication skills.
• Excellent Performance Management skills.
• Ability to influence, motivate and drive self and others.
• Performance and results driven.
• Excellent initiative and decision-making capability.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• High level of cGMP, safe working practices and awareness.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project & ERP systems.

Please note, due to the urgency of this vacancy, our client is not willing to go down the route of work permits/visas/sponsorship, therefore, all candidates must have permission to work in Ireland.

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