The Value Stream Leader gives support to the Value Stream Manager in coordinating the overall performance of the value stream including safety, quality, delivery, productivity and inventory management. The position may help in the supervision of all value stream functions and employees including the Production Supervisor, Planner/Buyer, Manufacturing Engineer and production team associates. This position helps the Value Stream Manager ensure production, product scheduling, planning, materials, sourcing, project implementation and logistics functions are effective in enabling the value stream to achieve customer focused and financial goals and is the Lean manufacturing resource responsible for eliminating waste and improving flow throughout the value stream.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists the Value Stream Manager in the following activities:
•Create current state value stream map of the end-to-end value stream(s).
•Lead resources to conduct fact-based analysis of the current state map and create a future state map that uses lean techniques to eliminate waste and improve the process.
•Create a plan to achieve the future state and lead the implementation of the plan
•Lead day-to-day activities within the value stream to ensure that current commitments are achieved while improvements are being made.
•Ensure that improvement metrics related to: Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Inventory are being met including 5S scores and other critical value stream metrics (change over time, equipment reliability, lead time reduction, inventory turns and delivery service levels).
•Work with teams and use Lean tools to make continuous improvements.
•Plan & support Kaizen events.
•Create a motivated work environment to support Lean objectives.
•Provide motivational leadership and communication to all team associates to ensure understanding and attainment of SQDCI performance objectives
•Employ, drive and promote understanding of Lean tools and principles to ensure the delivery of business objectives and a culture of continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Capacity (equipment, labor, space) and maintenance planning and strategies.
•Production yield, productivity, downtime tracking and corrective action.
•Apply experience, training and acquired engineering techniques to solve problems encountered in design, redesign or troubleshooting.
•May supervise and/or give technical and safety direction or guidance to peers, technicians, designers, drafters, model makers and others. May serve as project leader.
•Meet with external customers and suppliers to exchange information and to assist with more difficult technical problems.
•Participate in project planning and may direct portions of smaller projects or segments of large projects to include scheduling, monitoring costs, resources, workforce loading, etc.
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing or equivalent.
- 7 to 9 years’ experience on engineering field. Medical companies as a plus.
- Strong background in development and completion of Process Validation (IQ,OQ &PQ).
-Lead with integrity, honesty and trust,
-Deliver reliable, unique and leading-edge solutions that exceed expectations.
-Collaborate to leverage and align all elements of the organization.
Supply chain experience in a progressive high-volume manufacturing facility with stronger emphasis on purchasing and planning. Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements. Inventory management proficiency.
Bilingual: Oral and written communications in English Intermediate.
|Horario||7:00 - 5:00 hrs|