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Lean Six Sigma Consultant - London

REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by REAL Technical Solutions Limited

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual

Lean Six Sigma Consultant - London

£45,000 to £55,000 plus exceptional benefits - based in the City of London

My client a leading Network and Cloud infrastructure service provider, seek an experienced Lean Six Sigma Consultant, with demonstrable Lean project experience. The role requires a candidate who can immediately establish a culture of lean thinking as the de facto standard across the business. Green Belt or Black belt certified. They seek a real passion for process improvement.

Must Have Experience for the Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • Lean.
  • Six Sigma.
  • Process improvement.

Core responsibilities for the Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • As Lean Six Sigma Consultant, you will be specifically responsible for the development and facilitation of the business transformation strategy for the wider business. This includes facilitating management teams through analysis of their value streams; selection and prioritisation of focus areas; business case development and delivery of improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma and Lean Start-up techniques.
  • The role will require you to work with the Head of Operational Excellence to develop plans in support of divisional improvement ambitions.
  • You will also be required to lead and support strategic projects; delivering outputs on time, within budget and without compromising on quality.
  • The role will also require you to drive standardisation and improvements over longer periods of time.
  • As well as focusing on transformation projects, your responsibilities will also extend to driving cultural change towards productivity and efficiency focus using Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • With minimal supervision, you will provide on-going advice, coaching, mentoring and direct support to staff and managers on Continuous Improvement processes and practices across the business as required.
  • You will also be expected to deliver measurable cost reductions as a result of deploying Lean Six Sigma and Lean Start-up tools both directly and indirectly through training delivery and coaching to other colleagues and/or teams in the business.

Other key responsibilities for Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • Lead the definition and delivery of business improvement projects through the application of Lean Six Sigma and Lean Start-up principles to eliminate waste.
  • Assist with the definition of potential projects to support the future growth of the business by identifying, quantifying and comparing potential projects, and playing an active role in the prioritisation process.
  • Actively identify potential risks & issues relating to the delivery of projects and manage a resolution process in a timely manner, only escalating major issues.
  • Act as a lean facilitator by supporting various stakeholders of improvement projects and make sure that the change happens.
  • Manage individual work-packages in support of larger initiatives and programmes.
  • Creation and upkeep of documentation including; "As-Is" and "To-Be" Process Maps, Operational Definitions, User Work Instructions and supporting project documentation.
  • Deliver training and provide mentoring support in Yellow Belt, Root Cause Analysis, 5S, Kaizen and workshop facilitation techniques, while being an example of best practice for others.

Knowledge and experience required for Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • A track record of delivering business improvement projects at Green Belt Level.
  • Experience of working with and influencing stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience with quality systems including Lean, Lean Start-up and Six Sigma.
  • Demonstrated experience working to Agile principles and practices to deliver incremental improvements.
  • Experience in driving Operational Excellence or Business Transformation within an organization.
  • Demonstrated project and process delivery skills, including accurate project planning, milestone delivery, project resource management, and effective status updates.
  • Practical experience with statistical packages such as Minitab, SPSS or similar.
  • The ability to take innovative solutions from initial visioning to final deployment utilising Lean Start-up approaches and using Adapt and Learn practices.

Desirable qualifications for the Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
  • 2.1 undergraduate degree or higher in any subject covering Engineering, Mathematics, Business or Social Science.

Benefits for the Lean Six Sigma Consultant position:

  • 26 days' holiday a year (plus Bank Holidays).
  • Purchase Holiday Scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life assurance.
  • Medical care cover (Vitality includes discounts on a variety of partners including British Airways, Virgin gym, and Champneys's spa).
  • Medical Cash plan ( Medicash- covers dental and optical check-ups, number of sport and chiropractor appointments).
  • Ride2Work Scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Eye care.
  • Charity Giving & Charity Days.
  • Great reward and recognition events.
  • Monthly and Quarterly social Events (Free of charge to employees).
  • Culture Club.
  • Onsite Café - discounted lunch rates and free hot beverages.
  • Fresh fruit every day.

Lean Six Sigma Consultant - London

£45,000 to £55,000 plus exceptional benefits - based in the City of London

Reference: 1146927536

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