LEAN PROJECT TEAM MEMBER – KEMSLEY-FTC 1 Year
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly capable, motivated & ambitious Lean Project Team Member to join DS Smith at our Paper Mill in Kemsley. The successful candidate will be required to assist in developing and driving our Divisional Lean management programme across the site.
The candidate must have a strong understanding of Lean principles, experience within Manufacturing and a drive for results
What will the role involve?
- Engaging effectively with stakeholders at all levels across the Mill
- Working with specific departments in diagnosing and implementing improvement projects
- Effectively communicating with LEAN team on activity progress
- Actively participating in review meetings to Mill stakeholders
- Developing and delivering internal Lean communications (e.g. Newsletters/Brochures, Workshops/Briefings, Etc.)
- Developing content and systems used for Lean communications
- Developing framework & materials to codify & standardise key production processes
- Communicating Improvement project progress to Senior managers
- Tracking improvement project performance & associated financial benefits
- Developing the transformational lean management culture across the mill
- Developing site understanding of customer needs & wants; and continually improve processes to satisfy
- Implement improvement projects across the site which contribute to the P & L performance
What we would like our candidate to have…..
- Qualified to HND/HNC level or an Apprenticeship
- Previous experience within Engineering or Production (within manufacturing)
- An understanding of Lean principles and operations
- The ability to challenge & improve processes
- Able to deal with people at all levels
- Ability to manage & delivery activities
- A pro-active and self-motivated individual
- An analytical and strategic mind-set
About DS Smith…
DS Smith is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 100 listed business with a turnover in excess of £4.8 billion, the organisation employs over 28,500 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition.