Our client is the world leader in the manufacturing and packaging industry with approx. $10bn USD turnover and over 20,000 employees worldwide across 150+ countries. The company is currently under-going a transformation plan within the operational excellence department, which has been initiated by both the CEO and VP, Manufacturing and OPEX.
Given this new strategic direction, the company is looking for an experienced continuous improvement, lean and operations leader to own the operational excellence strategy and execution in their largest plant in South Carolina.
The individual must be able to work across verticals and stakeholders at all levels. This is a strategically important position, the company needs someone who is a change-agent and able to influence a very skilled, intelligent and experienced work-force.
The position of Value Stream Leader will report directly into the Plant Manager and has a dotted line into the VP, Manufacturing and OPEX.
Background / Key Skills
- Minimum of 8 years of relevant manufacturing work experience within continuous improvment, lean principles and operations
- Ideally has an academic background in manufacturing, engineering and/or finance
- An experienced people leader, coach and mentor
- Has led a change programme from start to finish within the field of operational exellence