Lean Practitioner - Business Improvement

Location: Wimborne, Dorset Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

My client, a globally recognised company within the defence / aeorspace industry are looking for an experienced Lean Practitioner to drive Operational continuous improvement through the Standard Operating Framework and a Best Practice process. You will also be responsible for embedding a Continuous Improvement culture through SOF, Lean and Six Sigma tools and training.

This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset.

As a Lean Practitioner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Cert Black Belt in LEAN
  • Demonstrable experience in leading cross functional teams
  • The ability to demonstrate Influencing behaviour
  • Experience of working within a large complex organisation
  • Depth of experience in driving change
  • SOF experience across all disciplines. (Desirable)
  • Able to influence and solicit buy-in from wide range of Operations and supporting function stakeholders
  • Able to train, mentor, and coach individuals on tool use and CI objectives

As a Lean Practitioner your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Understand strategic plan deployment and current state and desired future state KPI's for the business and work with Operations leadership to formulate improvement plans to close the gaps
  • Establish project charters for performance enhancing improvement projects
  • Drive the agreed improvements through a series of tactical implementation plans
  • Maintain a high level of competence among the Operations resources to facilitate and deploy all elements of Standard Operating Frameworks that support the delivery improvement and problem solving through training.
  • Drive the effective use of RCPS
  • Support cross-Cobham CI initiatives and CI audit and accreditation process
  • Actively participate with the Cobham CI community

To apply for this exciting permanent opportunity please press 'apply now'.

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