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  • Job reference: RMS0103079

Operational Excellence Project Coordinator

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Stonehouse
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/11/2011
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
As Operational Excellence Project Coordinator you will be accountable for all aspects of cost saving projects across our UK manufacturing business and reporting into the Strategy Monitoring Tool (SMT). You will support the development of a high performance culture at all levels ensuring both a sustained and improved results.

Key duties will include:
 Working with the Quality Manager to develop continuous improvement plans to ensure that programmes are delivered ontime and with measured impact on the business.
 Identifying, scoping and delivering a portfolio of Continuous Improvement projects – including production effectiveness and efficiency.
 Investigating and helping to resolve any operational problems affecting production.
 Working with the Quality Team leaders and manufacturing managers to ensure that projects are clearly defined and that you take a lead role in defining and ensuring that reliable data collection process is established.
 You will be responsible for reporting project progress and potential savings into the Strategy Monitoring Tool (SMT) across our 3 UK manufacturing sites.
 Work with all relevant functions (supply chain, manufacturing, product management, production engineering, service, etc) to ensure that the priorities are understood and that capability exist across all relevant functions to deliver on time.
 Expedite and manage all functions to ensure relevant actions are completed on time.
 You will develop a mass pool of change agents by providing training on basic to intermediate problem solving toolkits (i.e. 5 Whys, Fishbone, CEDAC etc)
 Work with the manufacturing and quality teams to ensure that process and product specifications are maintained at high levels.
 Drive and facilitate advance manufacturing techniques (Automations)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 HND/Degree in relevant subject - Business, Engineering (preferably Electro-Mechanical) or Quality.
 3 – 5 years experience of multi functional project management and hands on experience on implementing problem solving tools within a manufacturing environment (i.e. 5S, CEDAC, SMED, Kaizen Event, Poka Yoke, VSM etc)
 Lean manufacturing / automation experience will be advantageous
 Experience of working in a multi-site.
 Excellent communication and presentation skills.
 Strong IT skills – including intermediate level (MS Office Suite), SAP (desirable).

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