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Lean Leader

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  Kaefer
Employing Company:  Kaefer

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Lean Leader

Kaefer Ltd 

Hinkley Point C 



Key Responsibilities:
Support a target of 4 Lean Projects per year with the Division (Typically 12-13 weeks each project)

Delivery of additional contract CM1B (Lean Benefit) for every Lean Project within the Division inline with Lean Target Conditions

Planning of Lean Projects to achieve the further Lean Target Conditions, including Lean Turnover Coverage, Number of Lean Practitioners certified, and increasing the 5S Score


Training and Coaching Line Management and Site Based Teams in Lean Module 1 & 2 modules and support for Module 3 (Lean Project), as well as any other necessary Lean Modules. 


Providing regular summaries of progress, challenges, successes and next steps.


Act as a Lean expert to help drive consistent application of the Lean Methodology and generation of new Best Practises and application of other Best Practises to each new Lean Project.


Guide Line Managers and Contract/Project Managers through the Lean Development Programme certification path.


Promote Lean Projects, Successes, Best Practices and Leaders wherever possible, internally and externally, engaging with KAEFER Communications to create materials.



Working Relationships:
Being part of the Division Leadership Team, it is expected that the Lean Leader will play an active role in regular business reviews, reporting on Lean Leadership Development and plans for future projects


Key stakeholders include Divisional Directors, Operations Managers, Contract Managers and Project Managers, who the Lean Leader is expected to train and coach the Lean Methodologies to, driving behavior change through the introduction of new routines and progress towards Lean Practitioner through to Lean Master certification. 


Provide support to Site Managers and Supervisors to introduce and sustain Daily Management processes, enabling the monitoring of daily performance and driving continuous improvement from all employees on site.


Makes no compromises regarding health, safety, quality and compliance.  
Ensures all activities are carried out in accordance with all statutory requirements and corporate policies including, but not limited to, Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, and Employment Legislation.



People Management:
Empower others to succeed through the Lean Development Program

Create and manage development opportunities for the divisional team to grow both personally and professionally. 

Encourage others to bring their ideas and entrepreneurial spirit to the business. 

Create and maintain an open environment that encourages healthy idea generation and feedback from colleagues. 

Ensure full understanding of any changes and development in legislation and working practices that may affect the company's operations and/or present new opportunities.



Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Degree in Engineering/Science or equivalent.
  • Contract/Project Management within an Industrial Services Industry is derivable
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma experience is desirable
  • Training individuals and teams in a workshop setting is desirable
  • Process Improvement resulting in efficiency improvement is essential



For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.