Senior Lean Specialist

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Siemens Gamesa

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Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

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10 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join us in creating a better future for our planet.
We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organisation.
How to contribute to our vision

Are you a dedicated and driven individual, who has a background as a Lean Specialist?
We are now looking for a Senior Lean specialist, who can drive and support all Lean activities in the area of responsibility, as well as deploy Lean standards and respective documentation.
As a Senior Lean Specialist you will focus on production trimming, value-creating processes and improvement of existing routines and procedures. You will propose new Lean projects, evaluate costs/benefits and oversee its´roll out
Some of your key tasks will include but not be limited to
  • Delivering the site’s Lean strategy in their area of responsibility, with the aim of embedding a culture of continuous improvement
  • Continual analysis of site processes and losses to identify and drive to completion improvement opportunities
  • Leading Kaizen / Continuous Improvement projects / Root Cause Analysis sessions/5S events, simultaneously coaching and developing participants- driving these using Project and Change Management
  • Training of key Lean / continuous improvement tools -5S, Value Stream Mapping, formal problem-solving methodology, root cause analysis, SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Die) and TAKT
  • Supporting the overall site Idea Management process (Top Ideas, Just Fix It, Hype), working across functions to ensure the process runs effectively
  • Facilitation of meetings, workshops and coaching of change processes and activities within defined areas of responsibilities
  • Evaluation of improvement initiative benefits and costs, reporting on this to stakeholders
  • Organizing and leading "Best Practice Sharing" sessions (internal and external)
  • Upkeep and development of balanced scorecard KPIs, liaising with stakeholders in each operational area
  • Support the SGRE Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program
What you need to make a difference
A passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for…
  • An ability to implement change, working with a variety of different stakeholders
  • A self-motivated starter finisher. Someone who can see through initiatives
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering process step change initiatives and projects
  • Strong communication skills. Professionals who are able communicate confidently to a wide array of stakeholders, tailoring messages to respective audiences
  • Ability and experience utilizing structured problem-solving methodology -A3, 5Whys and DMAIC ( Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control)
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in diagrammatical and statistical form, utilizing MS Office tools
In return of your commitment, we offer you…
  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organisation.
Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more.
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
We believe diversity creates more opportunity for success. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life: it doesn’t matter the gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or disability. Our main aim is to find people from around the globe who can contribute to world-changing technology.
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.