Lean / Continuous Improvement Lead

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €50,000 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterLouth
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client are seeking a Lean Coordinator / Continuous Improvement Lead to join their team in the North East. Our client is a leading Timber frame manufacturer in Ireland with plans to become the largest provider in the UK & Ireland.

Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, the main function of the role will be to develop strong working relationships with all levels of staff to sustain a continuous improvement Lean culture within the site.

If you have a relevant qualification or experience along with 5 years’ experience of Lean/continuous improvement in the construction or manufacturing industry and are ready for your next challenge, this could be the perfect project for you!

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Create training schedules for all company departments, track and create reports on outcomes of all training and maintain training records for the company.
  • Train new hires on company policies and procedures and use the best training methods for a specific purpose or audience.
  • Gather and evaluate information from employees and management on previous training to identify weaknesses and areas that need additional training.
  • Inform employees on scheduled training and track their progress.
  • Recommend training materials and methods, order and maintain in-house training equipment and facilities and manage the budget set for training.
  • With the Management Team and external lean provider, you will develop the Lean Strategy for the site.
  • You will be a key driver of change within the site, supporting Staff and Management by communicating the Lean plan to employees and helping them to implement the necessary improvements.
  • You will liaise with site Management and Key Operatives to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities.
  • You will continue to train and develop yourself in line with Lean Thinking Best Practice and Industry Best Practice and ensure knowledge transfer from the external consultant.
  • From time to time, you may be required to provide cover in a production management role.


  • You will track and reports progress on improvement initiatives that are aligned to business needs.
  • You will track and report all associated spend on Lean Initiatives and reporting to Enterprise Ireland. Experience with dealing with EI is an advantage.
  • You will ensure together with the site management that the sites Lean Visual Reporting and Communications are kept updated and relevant.


  • Green or Black Belt will have a significant advantage. Project management experience also desirable.
  • Proven Implementation of Lean Manufacturing experience essential 3-5 years.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision. A competitive remuneration package reflective of experience and qualification will be offered to the successful candidate.
  • Train the Trainer qualification preferred.

For more information or to apply directly email cian.conry@sonastechnical.com or apply directly on Indeed



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