Continuous Improvement Lead

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Date: 05-Jan-2023

Location: Perth, WA, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID:401810 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Alstom Performance system Leader  (Continuous Improvement Lead) in Perth, WA This is a fantastic opportunity for you to take your career to the next level with development opportunities and exposure across multiple project rollouts!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Site Director on strategic transformation, using site SQCD objectives and Alstom Performance system(Continuous improvement) roadmap.
  • Support each department in Alstom Performance system deployment by providing on-field expertise on lean & continuous improvement tools.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all improvement actions to reach Alstom Performance system targets defined with each subject matter expert based on Continuous improvement roadmaps.
  • Consolidate and report deployment status on a monthly basis to Depot Managers and Alstom Performance system(Continuous improvement) team/ ANZ Quality.
  • Assist the Operations by reviewing task sequencing, reducing non-added value tasks, developing methods and tools to improve results. 
  • Support 5S and visual management set up at depot(s) level.
  • Map local processes flow chart and identify room for improvement, muda to be addressed.
  • Support Quality Teams in Problem Solving approach with proper implementation and tailoring of problem solving methods (QRQC, 8D..)


Key Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering.
  • Proven experience in leading continuous improvement projects
  • Ability to coach the project team and site management
  • Use of lean principles (5S, Standard, Gemba, VSM, problem solving, performance and kaizen mindset)
  • Ability to develop a network across all sites.


This role is initially a 12 month fixed-task contract with great potential to be extended or move into a permanent role.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.


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