Job Title: Lean Specialist
Type of Contract: Permanent
Shift: Days
Report To: Operational Excellence Manager


Due to increased activity and requirements within the OpEx Department, a need exists for the appointment of a Lean Specialist to assist with the development and support of Lean Manufacturing initiatives across the Cartamundi Ireland business.


To help roll out strategic Lean plans and processes, as defined by the company Hoshin Kanri.

To identify and eliminate muda in a formal, organised manner utilising recognised problem-solving tools.

To generate efficiency and financial gains in the business processes.

To act as a trainer for development of personnel and processes.

To identify and develop team activities across the plant to encourage sustainable change and empowerment of personnel

Participate in Value Engineering and lead continuous improvement teams


Formal Lean / Six Sigma qualification required. Min Green Belt level

3rd Level Qualification in Lean, Industrial Engineering, and/or Quality

3+ years industry experience preferred.

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

Minitab experience would be advantageous

‘Train the Trainer’ qualification would be advantageous

Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills are a must.

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Waterford, Ireland

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