Shire Lean Leader in Dublin, Ireland

Lean Leader is a lean expert responsible for development of lean capability across Shire network to support business improvement through coaching of leaders and practitioners and through workshop deployment. Responsible for Shire Lean standards development and continuous improvement. Through strong business knowledge, they build Lean strategies with stakeholders to deliver the supply value proposition.

Coach leaders on all aspects of Lean Management system through Leader Standard work deployment 15% Perform regular assessments to evaluate site and function Lean readiness opportunities for development. Aiding plants in identification of highest value areas for improvement and supports delivery of improvement of plant performance with site teams 5% Develop Lean deployment strategy to support business goals with the Operating units 10% Liaise with other regional Lean Leaders to ensure alignment of the global program standards 10% Support Shire Transformation and product End to End projects to map current state and identify improvement opportunities including projects at each individual site. Work with sites to identify waste and robustness issues within their value stream. Develop roadmap on how to reach the strategic goals for the extended value stream. 10% Execute high impact Lean projects 10% Impart Lean training and coaching to colleagues to develop local capability on Lean Management System elements and deliver key business improvements. 20% Responsible for development of next generation of Lean Masters 10% Support site transformation projects through coaching and guiding plants from the Diagnostic to the Implementation phases of a full site transformation cycle. 10%

  • Essential:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline.

  • Minimum 10 years experience in the bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing and / or quality/technical services role.

  • Demonstrated teaching and coaching skills.

  • Experience in a Leadership role

  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities

  • Minimum certified Six Sigma Black Belt preferred

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.