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Value Stream Manager

Cork, Ireland
Production


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905726496W

Role: Value Stream Manager
Location: Cork, Ireland
Reports to: Platform Manager
Closing Date: Friday 26th April

Description
DePuy Synthes, Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is the largest, most comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world, built upon the strong legacies of two great companies. 

DePuy Synthes offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of technology, devices, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, cranio-maxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. 

Our broad array of inspired, innovative and high-quality offerings helps advance the health and wellbeing of people around the world. 

DePuy Synthes, who employ over 1000 people in Cork established its manufacturing facility in Cork in 1997 where it manufactures orthopedic knees and hips. In 2014, DePuy Synthes in Cork won the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence.

Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is to plan, direct and control manufacturing activities within DePuy for one Value Streams and to ensure approved products are manufactured in accordance with customer requirements and cost objectives in a compliant and safe manner.  

What you’re great at:
• Results Orientation.
• Systems Thinker.
• Strategic Planning.
• Leadership & Vision.
• Resilience.
• Effective Communicator.
• People Manager.
• Facilitator.
• Problem Solving Ability.
• Sound Judgement & Tact.
• Ability to Master Complexity.
• Flexible.
• Continuous Improvement Focus.

As a Value Stream Manager, your typical day may include:

ORGANISATIONAL & PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT
• Manage, motivate and develop staff in a manner that will facilitate high performance in line with Standards of leadership. 

• Continually improve and develop communication channels such as:
    o Daily Production meetings,
    o Value stream Planning meetings,
    o Monthly Value Stream communications, etc.

• Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Value stream.

• Identify Training Needs of Staff and Opportunities /assignments for Development to maximize their potential.

• Act as mentor both on a formal and informal manner. 

• Ensure adequate tools are in place to effectively manage manpower.

• Actively participate and assist in selection and recruitment of new employees.

• Develop and maintain a team-based approach within the Value stream.

• Complete performance appraisals and mid-year reviews in a timely manner.

• Ensure absence, latest and ER issues are managed by staff in a fair and reasonable manner in line with company policies, Credo values and Standards of leadership.

• Develop both team and individual goals and objectives and measure actual performance against them, providing timely and honest feedback on performance even in difficult situations.

• Develop and maintain a Credo based culture within the Value Stream.

• Keep Operations manager and other members of the Management Lead Team informed of ER issues and concerns in a timely manner.

• Create opportunities to reward and recognize success of teams and individuals.

CUSTOMER FOCUS
• Instill and maintain a sense of urgency and customer focus within Value Stream.

• Priorities production in line with customer service requirements.

• Ensure compliance with Lean based planning systems within the Value Stream.
 
• Drive continuous improvement of supply KPIs.

• Work with planning function to eliminate / minimize backorder and safety stock concerns.

• Act as voice of the customer.

HSEE
• Ensure HSEE policies, procedures and programmers are implemented throughout the Value Stream and plant in general.

• Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are thoroughly investigated and resultant actions completed in a timely manner. 

• Ensure staff is trained in all relevant HSEE procedures and policies.

• Champion HSEE within the Value Stream.

• Ensure all manufacturing operations within the Value Stream conform to world-wide corporate, statutory and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSEE and Quality.

• Implementation and control of the Environmental, Health and Safety procedures within their individual manufacturing operations areas.

• Minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform.

COST
• Hold people accountable for Value Stream results.

• Implement company business plan objectives within Value Stream. 

• Strive to consistently exceed Value Stream results.

• Reduce cost of manufacture on a year-on-year basis.

• Actively encourage, promote and facilitate implementation of innovative solutions to ensure quality while delivering lower costs and shorter lead times.

• Recommend capital investment in production equipment as appropriate 

• Efficiently manage variations in manufacturing demands.

• Develop and maintain an environment of continuous improvement.

QUALITY
• Ensure responsibilities under the Quality System as defined in the Quality Manual are met.

• Ensure all manufacturing operations within the Value Stream conform to world-wide corporate, statutory and regulatory requirements for GMP, HSEE and Quality.

• Promote a quality-focused culture within the Value Stream team and ensure cGMP’s are adhered to.

• Assume a lead role in conjunction with QA to eliminate repeat close calls and potential recalls.

• Maintain world-class housekeeping standards within the value stream.


Qualifications
Be vital:
To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail and have

• A degree level or similar qualification.

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Production Team Leader role within a multinational company.

• Strong history of achieving high performance within the Healthcare / Medical Devices Sector.

What we’re about:
We are passionate about our work and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each:

• Committed to caring.
• Responsible to our communities.
• Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how.
• Rare in our background and experiences.
• The drivers of our own success.
• Passionate about doing what’s right.

Make a unique mark in your career
If you want to be seen for the talent you bring to your work, be the driver of your own career, and work with others who share your real passion for caring and success, then we invite you to join the Johnson & Johnson Talent Community by visiting www.careers.jnj.com.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Primary Location
Ireland-Cork-Cork-
Organization
Depuy (Ireland) Limited (7386)
Job Function
Production
Requisition ID
1905726496W