Project Systems Lead

Our client, a global Medical Device organisation, with expanding operations are seeking a Project Systems Lead to join their flagship manufacturing site in Waterford. This is a Continuous Improvement orientated position, with the requirement to analyse existing systems and process and implement change with a forward moving mindset.

The Role

  • Define, develop and implement a Site level CIP structured system to best in class industry standards that leverages quality, customer service and operational cost metrics to understand cost drivers and identify CIP and cost of quality opportunities
  • Enable a structured process that aligns to the annual Strategy and Budget Cycle that develops prioritised CIP’s and a process of ensuring a pipeline of live, candidate and completed projects
  • Enable structured monthly reviews of project performance to ensure delivery of CIP goals, with a forward view of activity
  • Ensure site management understands state of the business, cost drivers and CIP opportunities and that project savings and expenses are tracked for every active project
  • Own, develop and manage the Site Strategic Space planning process with a 3 year forward view, to ensure that space requirements align to site strategies together with current and future customer demands (for both manufacturing and support functions)
  • To ensure analysis of all site resources are reviewed and forecasted to support future customer demands
  • Focus on current space layouts, new product introduction and transfer requirements, developing optimised factory of the future layouts
  • Facilitate a quarterly review process of space transition that ensures SLT approval and sign off
  • Use problem solving, Six Sigma and Lean tools & techniques to analyse business processes and identify project opportunities
  • Complete process reviews to identify process bottlenecks and capacity constraints, identify and implement ways to eliminate same
  • Act as change lead and key member of team implementing process excellence strategy for the site
  • Support process excellence & change management projects in implementing best in class methodologies and management systems e.g. standard problem solving, visual factory etc
  • Ensure all improvement activities are aligned with quality and completed with a compliance focus
  • Generate rationale and associated statistical analysis to support proposed process improvements

The Person

  • 3-5 years’ experience in working in similar role
  • Third level qualification in Science or Engineering
  • Experience in driving Continuous Improvement projects with proven results of improving efficiencies
  • Strong operational and engineering experience
  • Strong technical competence and comprehensive understanding of manufacturing technologies in a regulated environment
  • Experience with execution of Lean and/or Six Sigma processes
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical tools and experience in analysing process performance based data

This is a 12-month contract with the view to permanency thereafter

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact me at HRM on 01 6321886 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: €70000 - €70000 Location: Waterford