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Operational Excellence Leader


  • Offaly / Westmeath / Galway
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 02/01/2013
  • Covidien
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Operational Excellence Leader


Operational Excellence Leader - Tullamore, Ireland
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

Striving for improvement and attention to detail in manufacturing are just two of the traits our most accomplised Operational Excellence leaders must possess. If you have flair for improvement and have an ambition to work smarter this role may be perfect for you. As Operational Excellence Leader you will support the facility by identifying and implementing process improvement and cost savings opportunities. You will have direct responsibility for putting in place sustainable improvements in our operations through Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma applications, which will have a measurable positive impact on the business
In return, we will provide you with world-class training, frequent development opportunities, rewarding benefits and the opportunity to work in a varied, challenging role with a large scope for demonstrating your independence, innovation and your talent.

About Covidien

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Whatever your speciality or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien – both in the lives of others and your career.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Principle accountabilities:

- As an Operational Excellence Leader you will be identifying process, equipment and documentation improvements
- Implement continuous improvements across all value streams, monitoring effectiveness and measuring results
- Maintaining and documenting Operational Excellence key process indicators and developing strategic improvement activity
- Work with Focus Factory teams (Quality/Manufacturing/Operations/Planning) to deliver robust and effective solutions to optimise manufacturing performance
- Mentoring, coaching and coordinating all plant Operational Excellence candidates to achieve internal certification

Skills & Qualifications

Minimum requirements:

- As an Operational Excellence Leader you need to have a degree in Engineering or other related field
- Experience in a similar role or proven project management experience of high impact cost reduction projects
- Minimum be Green Belt trained and certified

Preferred requirements:

- Received formal training in Lean Manufacturing

Other skills:

- As an Operational Excellence Leader you need to have English language skills to business standard
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Proven leadership, teaching and teamwork skills
- Team player

How To Apply

To submit an application please select the ‘apply’ button that links directly to the Covidien career site.

To apply for this position please click here

Ref: 2012005775_1356027648
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