Lean Facilitator

The Beverage Company

Gauteng, South Africa


Jul 30

ROLE PURPOSEReporting to the Regional Operations Manager, the role is focused on implementation of Lean principles within the BevCo Manufacturing business (Isando initially, and after 2 years will assume responsibility for both sites). The Lean Facilitator will therefore support the Site leadership Team in ensuring that the business operations are efficient and effective. The role will also deliver as output, continuous improvement in site and line metrics, including but not limited to: AFE, Yield, Waste and Quality. Key inputs will include SOP creation, revision and training, Planned Job Observations, coaching and training and implementation of Lean modules Key Accountabilities and OutputsSOP creation, revision, training and coaching. Planned Job Observations.1 Green Belt project per year, 2 per year from year 3.Develop and support the implementation of the Lean / World Class Manufacturing Programme for the Isando site..Drive the OEE step change program utilising a GB projectShopware , Power BI and SAP Superuser.Strategy and Planning:Evaluate manufacturing and production performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics.Measure effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes and finds ways to improve regional processes.Operational Enhancements and Efficiencies:Providing manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting and analyzing production performance records and data for the region.Fulfil the function of Shopware super-user to ensure that the investment in the technology delivers optimal capability. Engage with the ROM to the support the day-today operations of the Regional operation, to realise goals and objectives.With respect to operational matters, ensure communications, resolution of issues and project development where appropriate.Behavioural CompetenciesPlanning and OrganisingManages time effectively, ensuring effective completion of tasks under stressful deadlines.Able to prioritise activities and resources, ensuring that results are achieved effectively.Able to evaluate progress and make appropriate adjustments to initial plans, ensuring a successful outcome. Customer RelationsAsks questions to identify customer needs or expectationsFollows through and meets personal commitments to others on timeTakes responsibilities seriously and consistently meets the clients expectations for quality, service, and professionalism.Continuously monitors delivery to make sure the customer is receiving good serviceShows a strong commitment to exceeding customer expectationsAble to own responsibility for mistakes, apologise and make suitable changes to services Continuous ImprovementIncreases performance expectations when success has been achievedSeeks out sources of information, including trade associations, best practice companies, customers, peers, subordinates, etc.Finds ways to fast-adapt improvement ideas to work processesProactively seeks out resources, alliances, etc., needed to quickly introduce improvementsCollaborationHelps others with their work.Meets commitments to team members or others in the organisation.Actively contributes to team discussions and the accomplishment of team work plans.Shares expertise and resources to help others address their needs.Seeks to include all those who can contribute to the most successful outcome and those who have a stake in the results.Actively keeps all stakeholders informed.Attempts to reinvigorate team processes when progress is lagging: stays engaged even when not in full agreement with the teams direction.Legal and Ethical ConductKeeps current with all the laws and company policies that govern ones work activities, or seeks counsel before actingConforms with all laws and company policies that govern ones work activitiesKeeps abreast of changes in standards applicable to ones professionActs in accordance with conventional ethical and professional standardsTakes action to enforce legal, policy, ethical and professional requirements; exposes violations

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