Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement

Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement

Job Title: Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894465_1518628322
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
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Job Published: February 14, 2018 17:12

Job Description

Your experience in Continuous Improvement and driving change within production / operations and knowledge of Lean, will help you to drive Operational continuous improvement through the Standard Operating Framework and a Best Practice process. You will also be responsible for embedding a Continuous Improvement culture through SOF, Lean and Six Sigma tools and training.

You will be working for a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment. The role is based in Wimborne.

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About the job:

The client requires a Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement to focus on Continuous Improvement and training on Lean principles. This job includes:

*Understand strategic plan deployment and current state and desired future state KPI's for the business and work with Operations leadership to formulate improvement plans to close the gaps
*Establish project charters for performance enhancing improvement projects
*Drive the agreed improvements through a series of tactical implementation plans
*Maintain a high level of competence among the Operations resources to facilitate and deploy all elements of Standard Operating Frameworks that support the delivery improvement and problem solving through training.
*Drive the effective use of RCPS
*Support cross-Cobham CI initiatives and CI audit and accreditation process
*Actively participate with the Cobham CI community

About You:

To be suitable for the Lean Practitioner job, you will need a Cert Black Belt in LEAN along with demonstrable experience in leading cross functional teams. You will have the ability to demonstrate Influencing behaviour and need experience of working within a large complex organisation. A proven background in SIA & KAIZEN is needed as is a depth of experience in driving change. The job would suit someone able to influence and solicit buy-in from wide range of Operations and supporting function stakeholders and train, mentor, and coach individuals on tool use and CI objectives.

Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement

Keywords: CI, Continuous Improvement, Quality, Engineer, ISO 9001, AS 9100, EN9100, Lean, Six Sigma, Black Belt, Kaizen, Coaching, Training.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.