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Lake Region Integer Corporations Holdings

Value Stream Manager- Operations

Lake Region Integer Corporations Holdings

  • Kilkenny / Wexford / Waterford
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/01/2018
  • Stephen Rose
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Description

The primary purpose of this job is to manage and coordinate a production operation with high volume and/or multiple production teams/product lines which may include single or multiple shifts to ensure that production requirements, performance goals, and improvement objectives are achieved.

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Accountabilities include:

 

  • Adheres to Integer Values and all safety and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), (FDA) regulations, Company policies and procedure, and other regulatory requirements.

  • Manages cross shift in a manner that fosters continuous improvement, open communication and a self-directed team approach.

  • Aligns product(s), line(s) and shift(s) with master plant production schedule and material planning to meet production goals.

  • Manages departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to the Senior Operations Manager/DOO.

  • Leads Management meetings to evaluate performance results and coach team to ensure proper actions are taken to achieve targets.

  • Ensures full utilization and accuracy of data systems in the Production, Quality Systems and business analysis process.

  • Accountable for identifying, initiating and potentially executing Lean initiatives, Quality initiatives, Kanban’s, and inventory management/reduction initiatives on assigned line(s), product(s) and shift(s) through the application of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies.

  • Ensures that Production Supervisors and Associates participate in continuous improvement efforts and are trained to comply with quality system requirements.

  • Provides ongoing communications and support to Plant Management in the attainment of Plant objectives.

  • Provides guidance, leadership and direction to Supervisors and production Associates in all areas including: hiring, performance management, coaching and corrective actions.

  • Builds a strong and engaged team with a culture of Associate participation and problem solving.

  • Provides direction in the resolution of technical and production related problems to ensure completion.

  • Performs analysis of production and related processes and makes recommendations on improvements and organization of continuous improvement activities.

  • Participates in the new product introduction process(NPI)

  • Ensures interdepartmental coordination and communication to meet customer requirements.

  • Performs other functions as required.

     

     

     

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Specialized Knowledge: Experience in management of production schedules, reading technical documents and blue prints preferred.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Systems preferred.

  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft office suite.

  • Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to maximise asset utilization.

  • Outstanding organization and communication skills

  • Strong problem solving ability  

     

     

     

    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Level 8 in a Manufacturing/Engineering field. 

  • 5-10 years production experience including demonstrated progressive responsibilities and leadership experience.  

     

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Minimal as production environment is within FDA controlled standards

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Predominantly production environment based.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to the Senior Operations Manager

 

Ref: 13-Dec-2017CC
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