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Lean Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Coventry
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Application date: 3rd Apr 2020

A new start up business with an innovative and agile approach to manufacture is seeking to recruit a Lean Manager to take lead responsibility for achieving cycle time targets for the production line, driving the cycle time down in order to meet financial plans and to deploy and maintain a Lean culture and ethos throughout the organisation. As Lean Manager you will support the business with its unique expertise and technology, to achieve its goals in ramping up for volume manufacture.

The Lean Manager Key Responsibilities:

Delivering the cycle time reduction targets for Manufacturing
Development of diagnostics to determine priority areas and track progress
Leading cross functional activities on Yamazumi and kaizen events
Working with the Quality team to ensure we are tracking yield throughout the process correctly and are able to deploy resource effectively to address root cause of failures
In partnership with Quality, Production and Manufacturing Engineering delivering on end of line first pass yield targets
Tracking of kaizens and working with the cross functional teams to close them out
Coaching of team members in Lean tools
Staying informed on industry best practise
Define and specify external training deliverables that relate to Lean activities
Development and deployment of the Bladon Operating System
Be an integral part of the cross functional team to ensure successful new product introductions that meet launch targets

Qualifications & Experience;

Demonstrable experience within an Lean Operations management role
Capable of success in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
Proven record of delivering improvement projects
Significant experience within a Lean Manufacturing environment – ideally Automotive or Aerospace, including familiarity with Just In Time manufacture
6 Sigma / Lean Certification

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