Continuous Improvement Manager

Competitive

Singapore

Description

Dyson Digital Motor (DDM) Operations in Singapore is responsible for the manufacturing of Dyson’s digital motors that go into Dyson’s end products. Dyson’s digital motors and the associated technologies are the core elements that are critical to the success of our end products.


With impending expansion and introduction of new products, we are seeking a strong and technically competent candidate to head Lean and Six Sigma program in Singapore and be part of the team to drive innovative solutions to business requirements.


You are expected to play a significant leadership role in Dyson Digital Motor Operations in Singapore. 



Market Overview

Our Singapore story began in 2004 and today we have more than 1000 people working here. At the beginning of 2017 we opened our new, state of the art, Singapore Technology Centre in Science Park I, minutes from Singapore’s technology and start-up community. This new Technology Centre houses some of Dyson’s most advanced facilities including Robotics and Sensors laboratories and Smart Home, Connectivity & Mobile Applications laboratories as well as an Advanced Control Tower with the latest technology to develop its analytics-driven activities.

Not too far away is West Park, our flagship advanced motor manufacturing facility where we develop our autonomous robotic manufacturing capabilities – more than 300 robots assemble our Dyson Digital Motor (DDM) here. It is here that we develop our next generation of motor technology.                           

Function Overview

It’s one thing to solve a problem that’ll change technology forever. But turning that idea into a reality takes solving many more problems – and success is ultimately measured, not by the thinking, but by the product. Our Manufacturing department supports over 1,000 Dyson engineers worldwide turning ideas into groundbreaking technology. Involved early in the design, we identify materials, pre-empt production issues and find ways to build more efficiently. Yet robustly. From designing the machines, to the machines that build the machines, we’re helping to shape the future of technology.

Accountabilities

The candidate is responsible for leading and driving overall Lean/Six Sigma function in Dyson Digital Motors (DDM) as part of its continuous improvement plan to improve operational and business performances.


This is what we need you to do...  

  • Establish continuous improvement function in DDM with focus on deploying Lean/Six Sigma methodologies as part of the business plan.

  • Establish structure, programs, systems and procedures to drive and institutionalize Lean/Six Sigma in DDM

  • Provide strong leadership and, together with the respective functional teams, deliver improvements in operational, quality and business performances through Lean/Six Sigma programs. Programs implemented must meet sustainability requirements.

  • Be the dominant subject matter expert in Lean and Six Sigma

  • Develop training programs to train and coach employees with Lean/Six Sigma methodologies, including the creation of internal certification programs.

  • Provide strong leadership and execution of Lean/Six Sigma projects.

  • Work with RDD, suppliers and external parties to drive and implement Lean/Six Sigma improvement plan.

Skills

You should come with a Degree/Post graduate Degree in Engineering or equivalent discipline, and a minimum 5 years of continuous improvement management experience with core competencies in the area of Lean/Six Sigma.  You need to have strong and demonstrated track record of significant achievements in leading and executing Lean/Sigma programs in a global manufacturing organization.  We need you to be Six Sigma black belt certified (by independent certification body) with hands-on experience, as you are required to developed Lean Six Sigma training package, and to conduct LSS courses and certification.  You should come with strong ability as change agent with demonstrated ability to influence change for results. It will be helpful if you possess strong technical competencies in engineering, business and continuous improvement processes in a high volume manufacturing environment. 


Benefits Overview

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 19-Oct-2017

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