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Value Stream Manager

Job Title: Value Stream Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 83671
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Value Stream Manager

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Value Stream Manager for their site.

The purpose of this role is to plan, direct and control manufacturing activities for one Value Streams and to ensure approved products are manufactured in accordance with customer requirements and cost objectives in a compliant and safe manner.


? Manage, motivate and develop staff in a manner that will facilitate high performance in line with Standards of leadership.
? Continually improve and develop communication channels such as:
? Value stream Planning meetings
? Monthly Value Stream communications, etc.
? Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Value stream.
? Identify Training Needs of Staff and Opportunities /assignments for Development to maximise their potential.
? Act as mentor both on a formal and informal manner.
? Ensure adequate tools are in place to effectively manage manpower.
? Actively participate and assist in selection and recruitment of new employees.
? Develop and maintain a team-based approach within the Value stream.
? Complete performance appraisals and mid-year reviews in a timely manner.
? Ensure absence, lates and ER issues are managed by staff in a fair and reasonable manner in line with company policies, Credo values and Standards of leadership.
? Develop both team and individual goals and objectives and measure actual performance against them, providing timely and honest feedback on performance even in difficult situations.
? Keep Operations manager and other members of the Management Lead Team informed of ER issues and concerns in a timely manner.
? Create opportunities to reward and recognise success of teams and individuals.

? Instil and maintain a sense of urgency and customer focus within Value Stream.
? Prioritise production in line with customer service requirements.
? Ensure compliance with Lean based planning systems within the Value Stream.
? Drive continuous improvement of supply KPIs
? Work with planning function to eliminate / minimise backorder and safety stock concerns.
? Ensure HSEE policies, procedures and programmes are implemented throughout the Value Stream and plant in general.
? Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are thoroughly investigated and resultant actions completed in a timely manner.
? Ensure staff is trained in all relevant HSEE procedures and policies.
? Champion HSEE within the Value Stream.
? Ensure all manufacturing operations within the Value Stream conform to world-wide corporate, statutory and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSEE and Quality.
? Implementation and control of the Environmental, Health and Safety procedures within their individual manufacturing operations areas.

? Hold people accountable for Value Stream results.
? Implement company business plan objectives within Value Stream.
? Reduce cost of manufacture on a year-on-year basis.
? Recommend capital investment in production equipment as appropriate
? Efficiently manage variations in manufacturing demands.
? Develop and maintain an environment of continuous improvement.

? Ensure responsibilities under the Quality System as defined in the Quality Manual are met.
? Ensure all manufacturing operations within the Value Stream conform to world-wide corporate, statutory and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSEE and Quality.
? Promote a quality-focused culture within the Value Stream team and ensure cGMP?s are adhered to.
? Assume a lead role in conjunction with QA to eliminate repeat close calls and potential recalls.
? Maintain world-class housekeeping standards within the value stream.

? Third level Qualification.
? Minimum of 3 years? experience in a Production Team Leader/Co-ordinator role within a multinational company.
? Strong history of achieving high performance within the Healthcare / Medical Devices Sector.

For further information on this Value Stream Manager role in Cork please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 /
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