Value Stream Manager (weekend shift) - County Waterford.
We seek a Value Stream Manager to manage all site manufacturing resources and operations within their Value Stream.
In this capacity you will work two x 12-hour shifts (9-9) days and nights i.e. Friday night and Saturday night, or Saturday and Sunday (days), (rotates every second weekend), and you will work 2 days during the week (8 hours each day) to make up the 40 hour week
Create a highly talented Value Stream Team (VST) and champion a positive employee environment by promoting a culture of open communication, engagement and development of team members.
Agree and drive operational excellence by setting clear direction and expectations for performance. Establish performance targets for the Value Stream, and measure actual performance with regard to Product Quality, Customer Service, Employee Engagement, Production efficiency and Cost. Take appropriate and timely corrective action if negative trends begin to emerge.
Provide leadership direction to the VST on process improvements, address obstacles, provide resources and interact with other areas of the company to assist team in overcoming problems and streamlining the work process as part of a structured continuous improvement program.
Promote & engage Lean Manufacturing & Visual Management concepts within the Value Stream and continuously improve the performance of the team.
Report on VST Performance at Monthly Business Review, covering all aspects of Performance, for example, achievement of production goals (OEE), key quality and EHS metrics, cost reduction efforts, process improvements, employee engagement and other topics of critical interest.
Promote Quality and Customer Service as an integral way of working
Maintain & improve health & safety systems and practices. Promote an EH&S compliant culture
Ensure awareness and achievement of all regulatory and compliance requirements (FDA, ISO, EH&S, etc.).
Requirements for this role:
Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent desirable.
Strong Operational Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment required (Medical Device/Pharma background desirable but not essential).
Strong technical competence and comprehensive understanding of manufacturing technologies in a high volume, regulated environment.
Clearly understand and have experience of the principles and structure of real Business Excellence and functional integration, a broader focus than just Lean and tools approach.