Job Reference 14318
Job type Contract
Location Bray
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Location: Bray

11 Month Contract Initially

Salary: Negotiable

Excellent Benefits


Management Infrastructure:

  • Ensure that the correct resources are utilised to support change initiatives.
  • Ensure that the appropriate training and support is provided to personnel leading or supporting change initiatives.
  • To support the establishment and monitoring of Key Performance Metrics (KPIs) for the QC laboratory.
  • To interact with Lab Excellence Team members, reach out and facilitate best practice

Operating System:

  • Providing training in Lean Laboratory to employees as and when required.
  • The application of tools from the Lean/6 Sigma toolbox as appropriate
  • Using data when making decisions on priority of changes.
  • Linking the data to cost savings when making decision on priority of changes.
  • Working with the site’s Agile team to actively address problems and share knowledge as a team.

Mindset and Behaviours:

  • Ensuring staff understand how their actions contribute to business goals/results.
  • Addressing the root cause of problems, not just the symptoms.
  • Viewing problems as an opportunity to improve, not to blame.
  • Application of from -> to behavioural model when looking at improving mindsets and behaviours.
  • Promoting the giving and receiving of feedback within the work-stream so that it becomes part of everyone’s normal daily activities.
  • Using influencing and communication skills to clear roadblocks that occur within the work stream.

Skillsets to be developed during role as Change Agent

Interpersonal Skills

  • Coaching and influencing without power: has the potential to use a range of different influencing techniques and actively gives and seeks feedback
  • Improvement mindset: exhibits a ‘there must be a better way, why don’t we try …’ mentality
  • Communications skills: is able to listen to others´ issues and can work in team
  • delivers fact-based and well-structured messages in a range of different formats
  • Knowledge building
  • Delivering impactful training to others

Project Management Skills

  • Structured work planning; is able to build a plan and follow it
  • Impact-driven: has strong commitment to deliver

Problem Solving Skills

  • Structured and rigorous thinking; identifies key issues quickly and structures them logically
  • Quantitative thinking; easily understands the quantitative relationships between the variables and can do order of magnitude estimates
  • Innovative ideas; develops fresh & creative solutions to problems (thinking outside of the box)

The Person


  • Degree in Science preferable


  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives within the QC laboratory environment.
  • Experience in presenting / training preferable.


  • Excellent interpersonal / communications skills
  • Strong willingness to learn / apply new tools / techniques

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