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Lean Specialist

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Lean Specialist, based in Derby, United Kingdom.

About the role:

You will be part of a global team that will greatly contribute to define innovative ways to product development and efficiency in delivery across product cycle, covering a large range of mobility solutions. You will play a key role in ensuring that the objectives in terms of cost and lead time reduction are successfully met in every project. You will be one of the main drivers in building a culture oriented on value optimization and continuous improvement across the entire organization.

Your tasks :

•Lead and deploy best practices in the manufacturing organization by supporting continuous improvement in manufacturing processes, reducing tooling costs, improving the flow of material, setting up standard cycle times, and balancing lines

•Generate cost reduction initiatives through the application of Lean principles, and Six Sigma methodologies and tools

•Lead and facilitate Kaizen workshops

•Prepare feasibility studies, value analyses, business cases, without compromise to deliveries and quality standards of the end products

•Give directions to help in preparing layouts and detailed drawings that will eventually assist in improving the manufacturing processes

•Make recommendations with Engineering to induce cost reduction through Design to Manufacturing, Design to Value, and Design to Cost

•Spot and solve issues of over consumption, by means of root cause analyses, and application of typical Lean methodologies


- At least 5 years of professional experience in a Lean manufacturing, Lean auditing function, preferably within the transportation industry;

- Abilities to work across functions, and in teams;

- Track record of change management execution;

- Abilities to challenge the status quo, at fast pace;

- Ability to work in an international environment;

- Strong organization skills;

- Ability to identify problems, and resolve them in a structured manner;

- Continuous improvement and performance oriented;

- Willingness to travel for business purposes.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative. You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping to create a better world.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Your ideas move people.

Posting date: 21/02/2020

Closing date: 22/03/2020

Competitive salary range

Number working hours: 37

Job: Continuous Improvement
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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