An excellent 2020 opportunity with an International apparel business and one where you will be responsible for the development of suppliers within Turkey.
The focus for the Lean Manufacturing Manger will be on training and advising on the implementation of lean methodology to clothing manufacturers , to improve overall standards.
Working for this International retailer you will take responsibility for factory audits to evaluate and recommend production and process improvements at different manufacturing sites
Provide Lean manufacturing initiatives for such as standardised work and pull systems
Work collaboratively with the plant management team and drive a Kaizen approach to help improve overall efficiencies and profitability .
Liaise and provide on going reports to the Sourcing Director .
Take an active role in developing Lean systems and managing new projects
Educated to Degree level you will need to be a certified Lean Manufacturing trainer and be familiar with a wide variety of production and quality systems used within the clothing manufacturing environment .
Your experience will have been within world class manufacturing sites for fashion or sports apparel and this will have included operating within the pre -production, production and quality assurance areas.
You may currently be working as a Supplier Development Manager or Lean Manufacturing Manager . Experience of working within Turkey will be beneficial but is not essential
You will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be fluent in the English language . Naturally you will be used to working to achieve KPI’s
The ability to travel on a regular basis is required
This position is based at the H/O in Istanbul travel across Turkey
The company are offering an attractive ex pat salary with travel and accommodation