Job Title: Solvents Value stream Manager
Reports To: Site Leader
Career Band: III
Job Track: Management
Location: Loughborough UK
No. of Direct Reports:
Position Summary & objectives of the role:
Ownership of the Solvents Value Stream Business Unit, at the Bakewell Road Site, comprising Planning, packing and label production. Drive SQDC through the value stream with budgetary accountability.
Solvents Value Stream Operations
Manage the Value Stream Staff to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and foster a safe & environmentally aware workplace.
Manage the Value Stream Staff to incorporate Quality & EHS into each operation and ensure that all changes are reviewed and controlled.
Manage the Value Stream Staff to understand/interpret who our customers are, what are their needs and our own business requirements to create strategies and annual plans. These will typically involve: stock holding, costs, output/flight times, stock availability & LOTC etc. Ensure the annual plans are achieved.
Manage the concept of a Value Stream to create a unity of purpose across the staff: from receipt of goods to the value stream, to stock to point of use.
Drive Lean improvements in the Value Stream, identifying opportunities for improvement, developing plans and implementing within agreed timescales.
Promote the introduction of new techniques and working practices to best meet business requirements.
Drive PPI Improvements through the value stream & achieve annual PPI Goals
Create annual plans of costs, labour needs, capital investment etc Control budgets and costs across the Value Stream.
Where appropriate, advise on technology, chemistry, processing, material handling etc.
Manage and control departmental expenditure (including AOPs and Capital) within agreed budgets.
5S: Create annual plan, roll out zones/teams and monitor progress/results
To hold extensive experience & knowledge of EHS, logistics, chemistry, technology and to demonstrate the following
Management experience Good planning and budget skills Proficient in EHS management systems Application of ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 in chemical industry Good organizational skills & time management skills in a multi discipline role An understanding of Lean is required, proven track record of delivering Lean Initiatives & achieving Continuous Improvement targets is desirable.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Leadership experience and influencing skills Experience of logistics & supply chain Chemistry process background Good time management skills in a multi discipline role Experience of working with multiple product lines
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