Job Detail

Location Galway Connaught
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston

Senior Continous Improvement Analyst

Senior Continuous Improvement Analyst

Our client is recruiting for a Senior Continuous Improvement Analyst to join their team in Galway. This team works on and supports the delivery of programs and projects to continuously improve manufacturing & operational processes or business services aligned with business strategies. As a change agent in a fast-paced environment, this role will both be challenging and rewarding. This role is commutable from Clare and Mayo. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion creating continuous flow in multiple process environment
  • Critically review batch production processes and identify opportunities to reduce lead time, reduce inventory, drive efficiency improvement and improve service levels, through the implementation of lean initiatives
  • Act as a ‘Change Agent’ in the introduction of lean tools & principles in manufacturing and drive/sustain improvements by working directly supporting and mentoring Operations and Engineering at all levels
  • Assist in the identification and organization of resources required to achieve successful initiative/project implementation – Coach individual project teams to enable them to succeed in continuous improvement deployment
  • Monitor and critically review progress of value streams against plans and achievement of continuous improvement against key performance operations assessment criteria. Responsible for identifying and highlighting further opportunities in delivering improvements in process performance along with identifying opportunities in methodologies that sustain gains
  • Assist in the definition of project scoping and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders ensuring technical feasibility of Continuous Improvement Projects
  • The facilitator responsible for assisting the project manager in the successful planning, scheduling and completion of continuous improvement projects. Review detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Develop skill levels of site personnel to implement and sustain Continuous Improvement. Provide training, coaching and mentoring in lean principles to both direct and indirect including cross-functional personnel


Education, Experience and Skills

  • Level 8 degree qualified ideally in the Industrial Engineering field or equivalent
  • Lean Six Sigma certification (minimum Black Belt) with 5 – 10 years post qualification experience
  • Qualifications / Certifications in Lean Practices a distinct advantage
  • Experience in AutoCAD / Solid Works an advantage
  • Experience rolling out & embedding CI methodologies in batch production environment(s) – Confirmed delivery of tangible benefits using CI approach
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong visionary of waste reduction
  • Proven experience in facilitating Kaizen workshop events
  • Strong facilitation, coaching, motivational and influencing skills
  • Experience supporting successful project teams, including the development of employees and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in PIM, VSM, 5s, Cell Design, 3P in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated self-direction & organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ensures adherence to quality and safety standards with all improvement efforts





For further information on this role please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531/


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Senior Continous Improvement Analyst

Caroline Kingston

Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston
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