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Expires soon Abbott

Senior Lean Engineer

  • Ardmore (County Waterford)
  • Teaching

Job description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

We are currently looking for a full-time Senior Lean Engineer to be based in our Galway, Ireland office. 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Senior Lean Engineer's main responsibilities will include;

Reporting directly to Senior Lean Specialist, the qualified candidate will be part of our highly dynamic team Co ordinating and  managing exciting projects with the goal of safely and successfully delivering them on time, within budget and scope.

The Lean Engineer is the facilitator and project manager responsible for the successful planning, scheduling and completion of multiple operations improvement projects.

Facilitates and directs the work activities of teams, initially via consultants, and later becoming the Subject Matter Expert by expanding knowledge, taking on increased scope and responsibilities to further deploy Lean / Operational Excellence Projects across multiple sites. 

Once the Lean/OpEx mindset has been embedded, the Lean Project Engineer will move onto other sites and regions to continue to drive Lean/OpEx process improvements and deliverables.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

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Management of large, complex projects and teams, using lean / six sigma tools and methodologies, delivering success in a short timeframe with high expectations. 

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Steward the progress and deliverables globally, acts as a liaison between sites, management and develops communication and continuous improvement training plans

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Coaches and mentors different belts through the duration of their projects.

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Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget

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Communicates project status updates, address priority challenges and coordinate risk mitigation

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Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

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Develops a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

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Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

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Measures project performance

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Reports and escalates to management as needed

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Performs risk management to minimize project impact

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Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation

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Participates in performance improvement teams and provides facilitation and technical support to assist  including collection and analysis of data and documentation of results

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Conducts training where appropriate for lean

EDUCATION & COMPETENCIES:

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Education in Industrial, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related fields

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Expertise in a transactional lean, process and operations improvement

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Demonstrated global business acumen

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 3+ years of experience in Managing a diverse range of Projects in a complex work environment

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Experience leading successful project teams, including the development of employees and maintaining relationships with external entities

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Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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Excellent team, task management, problem-solving and motivational skills

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Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

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Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

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Proficiency in using video timer pro software would be an advantage

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Demonstrates self-direction and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

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Must be willing to travel up to 20% across EMEA and APAC.

Preferred Qualifications

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Six Sigma certification, black belt preferred

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Experienced successfully delivering on complex lean transactional projects.

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Experience with 14 Step Lean methodology preferred

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Formal Project Management training and certification a plus

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Experience in Science/Tech related environments a plus

     

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

     

DIVISION:

ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics

        

LOCATION:

Ireland > Galway : Parkmore Business Park

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Ie - Shftpre0 (Ireland)

     

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % of the Time

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Work in a clean room environment

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