It is a medium-sized company operating in the manufacturing and assembly of mechanical appliances and it is part of an international global Group.
In order to implement the ambitious project of transforming the local plant into a WCM operation we have been assigned the search of a:
LEAN MANUFACTURING EXPERT (LM – AZ – 19)
The main focus of the role is to create a new Manufacturing culture by introducing the lean principles into the whole organization functional areas.
The Expert will be in staff to the Managing Director.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
˗ Establish a sustainable Lean culture
˗ Drive projects to improve the company value streams from raw material supply to end customer
˗ Introduce and train Lean and 5S methods
˗ Improve Shopfloor Management and 5S activities
˗ Optimize manufacturing, warehouse and production processes
Qualifications, Background Experience & Skills:
˗ +10 years experience as Lean Manufacturing Expert (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred)
gained in industrial manufacturing plants with serial production and non-automatised assembly processes, preferably from suppliers of the Automotive and Home Appliance industry
˗ Proven experience in designing and optimizing manual assembly processes
˗ Proven experience in the successful implementation of a lean thinking approach
˗ Comprehensive knowledge of Shopfloor Management, 5S, optimization of warehouse and production planning processes
˗ Project management skills
˗ Higher education level in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic/Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or comparable academic degree
˗ Fluent English mandatory
˗ Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP would be preferable)
˗ KPI driven
Excellent communication skills, persuasive personality with coaching and mentoring attitude, hands-on approach, ability to cooperate with teams across different business areas.
Based: Varese area