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Operational Excellence Specialist


Operational Excellence Specialist required for Dublin based Pharmaceutical client

Engineer Chemical
Years of Experience Req.:
3-5 Years+
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Operational Excellence Specialist 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with local management to define and implement the Operational Excellence goals at a site, department and individual team level.
  • Drive the ongoing introduction and advancement of a lean culture, principles and practices across the site through on the job coaching of teams and individuals in problem solving and waste elimination.
  • Develop training plan and provide training and coaching support across the organiz280909.684306ation to build Operational Excellence capabilities across all levels of the organisation.
  • Support and/or lead teams in the development, implementation and standardiz280909.684306ation of efficient business management systems through workshops/ Kaiz280909.684306en events etc.
  • Promote cross-functional and inter-site teamwork to accomplish shared objectives through the implementation of lean principles, systems and tools.
  • Leading and coaching teams in lean improvement projects through from conception to completion.


  • Degree in Science or Engineering related subject.
  • The incumbent must have completed recogniz280909.684306ed lean and/or six sigma training and a knowledge of the Shingo Excellence model is desirable.
  • In depth understanding of, and experience of implementing Lean philosophy, systems and tools.
  • At least 3 years experience in leading teams in the implementation of Lean Six Sigma concepts, methodologies and tools.
  • Core competencies of leadership, communication skills, teamwork, problem solving.  Passionate about helping people and business processes improve to become best in class.
  • A sound understanding of working in a regulated environment.
  • Knowledge of biologics manufacturing is desirable.


To discuss this role further contact Graham Cullen on 01 466 1759.


DPS Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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