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Value Stream Improvement Manager

  • Location

    Isle of Wight, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

  • Contact email:

    Joanne.Edwards@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    159622JE_1553698154

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-03

  • Start date:

    April 2019

  • Client:

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Our Client based on the IOW has a requirement for a Value Stream Improvement Manager to undertake the below contract role.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The VSIM will be responsible for delivering fast, tangible savings on a key value stream at GKN Cowes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Continuous Improvement manger, The VSIM will need to identify and implement improvements to the value stream in an expedited time frame - demonstrating clear savings to the bottom line budget, savings operational costs to the business and programme.


EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience & Evidence in leading change and demonstrating KPI improvements is essential to this role.
Lean manufacturing training is essential. Someone who has experience with working in the Aerospace industry is preferred. An engineering background would be useful, or someone who can demonstrate and give evidence of making improvements in this sector.
Computer skills are a must, with experience in using most Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Training will be given in house to understand some of our operating systems, but the ideal candidate will be a very fast learner. Formal qualifications recognising Sixth Sigma, Lean Manufacturing Excellence or equivalent is preferred.

OTHER KEY INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

The VSIM will be directly reporting to the C.I Manager on progress, but will also be expected to hold his/ her own meetings with all levels of management at GKN Cowes. This includes, but is not limited to, The General Manager, Head of Manufacturing, Operational Manager, Value Stream Manager and Programme Manager.