Systems Value Stream Manager - Operations
Gallagher Group Limited
Hamilton, New Zealand
20d ago

The Role

A rare opportunity to join a high performing operations team. This is the first time this key role has been recruited for externally and we are excited to find new skills and fresh thinking that can complement our existing group.

Reporting to the Group Supply Chain & Manufacturing Executive, the purpose of this position is to support the operations teams in delivering consistently superior performance.

As the driving force behind our Quality and Continuous Improvement functions across all of operations, success in the role means a passion for developing our people and the processes they work with.

We operate in a LEAN inspired environment, where perfection is aspired to and everyday problems lead to everyday innovation.

About you

You will need to collaborate with other leaders across the organisation to identify improvements in manufacturing and logistics processes and systems.

We are looking for an accomplished world class operations professional who is results oriented and an effective communicator, you will be able to build rapport quickly with your team and other stakeholders.

Building trust and ensuring you align with Gallagher values will be imperative as a leader within our Operations team.

  • Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in engineering, quality or a managerial discipline.
  • Tertiary experience in Six Sigma and Lean methodologies with a proven track record in delivering results is key to securing this role.
  • Extensive project management experience combined with methods and techniques used to execute successful projects.
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing or operations leadership role with the ability to gain buy in and understanding across all levels of an organisation with proven success with change management.
  • You will have a strong understanding of improvement methodologies and best practice, combined with proven skills and capability with implementing continuous improvement & operational excellence principles, initiative and programs.
  • You will be an excellent relationship builder and be able to effectively manage a variety of internal and external stakeholders including coaching teams or individuals who do not report directly to you.
  • Significant experience gained in leading quality within a complex manufacturing environment.
  • A sound knowledge of quality management systems with experience in ISO9001 : 2015 practiced in a lean environment.
  • If this sounds like you, apply now. Application close on Sunday 15 July 2018.

    Gallagher is one of New Zealand's largest, privately owned businesses. The company has operations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe and exports to over 130 countries.

    Our culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, complex, challenging and ever changing and the business offers New Zealand based candidates unrivalled globally focused career paths.

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