Business Improvement Leader

Millbank Holdings
£38000 - £41500/annum
10 Mar 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:
Develop and drive all aspects of continuous improvement within the Aston Martin Production System (AMPS).Train, lead and support utilization of continuous improvement tools and techniques. Plan & co-ordinate Business improvement support team members to ensure implementation of initiatives on time.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
• Drive continuous improvement activities which impact Safety, quality, cycle time reduction, cost reduction and waste elimination through lean methodology
• Lead & support Work Group based kaizen workshops & activities
• Deliver Work Group based training in Lean foundation tools & techniques (Workplace organisation, 5S, Standard work etc)
• Complete process time studies for the assembly processes to create the correct work sequence and optimize the balancing of the assembly process.
• Analyse specific processes to identify waste reduction opportunities.
• Support process owners with implementation of identified waste reduction initiatives
• Develop value stream maps (current & future state) which visualise total process and highlight areas for improved efficiency
• Lead & Support Practical Problem-Solving activities through data driven decision making.
• Complete system audits to support sustain and identify further opportunity to improve
• Implement & train new processes in support of Integrated Systems Requirements (ISR)

Qualifications & Experience:
• The candidate will need to be HNC/D qualified in Manufacturing based discipline (Engineering, Quality, Lean)
• Experience in leading continuous improvement projects and activities
• Experience in leading small teams & workshops
• Experience in Production environment an advantage (Manufacturing supervision roles – min 2 years)
• Project management experience including implementation of challenging projects