Business Improvement Leader

Millbank Holdings Ltd
£38,000 - £41,500
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 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.

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