Lean Consultant Job Description

About Us:

Crystal Lean Solutions is a leading Lean service provider supporting Customers in Ireland, UK and Europe within the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Electronics, Construction and Software sectors.” Delivering Excellence Together” is our Vision and to strive towards this Vision coupled with delivering our projected growth, we have a number of new exciting opportunities. We develop and deploy bespoke Lean Solutions to meet our Customers individual cultural and business requirements. To fully support our clients, critical to success is winning the hearts and minds of the people we engage with.

To deliver our Lean Solutions, we work closely with our customers, understanding their individual requirements and design Lean Solutions with the culture of the Customer organisation central to the solutions design and delivery. Solutions can include Lean / Sigma training, Mentoring, Coaching, Strategy Development and Project Management Office.

About the Role:

A Lean Consultant has experience of delivering customised Lean Solutions with a clear focus on the effective and efficient delivery of customer requirements, delivered with genuine passion for working with people to make a real difference. The opportunity requires excellent people management skills, problem solving, communication skills and is comfortable in a fast-paced changing work environment.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Creating bespoke solutions to meet client requirements
  • Delivery of Lean Solutions
  • Change Management Process
  • Lean and Six Sigma Training (Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Customised Solutions)
  • Development of New Lean Solutions for Clients
  • Lean Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Project Execution where applicable
  • Initiate and lead continuous improvement initiatives within Crystal Lean Solutions

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years-experience as an Internal or External Lean Consultant
  • Lean or Six Sigma Green Belt certified or equivalent
  • Diploma Bachelor or master’s in Engineering, Quality Management, Business Management or equivalent (or min of 10 years-experience in similar role)
  • Experienced Trainer, ideally with internal or external Train the Trainer certified
  • Coaching / Mentoring experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Customer Focus and Customer Care
  • Bias for Action
  • Comfortable in a fast paced, changing, virtual organisation
  • Empathy
  • Change Management Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Positive Influencing Skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Decision maker and comfortable making decisions on their feet


  • Experience in Engineering, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or regulated environment
  • Train the Trainer certified
  • Thirst for Continuous Learning
  • Project Management certified
  • Certified Coach or Coaching Experience
  • Strategy Development and Deployment Process
  • Statistical Software experience for example Minitab, JMP or SPC for Excel

To apply please forward your details to clodagh.oriordan@crystalleansolutions.ie

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