Junior/Trainee Lean Consultant


Wide range of clients

Work and learn with some of the best in the business

Collaborate, consult and deliver!

Job Description:

The Company

One of New Zealand’s pre-eminent business improvement consultancies is looking to expand its Consulting Team as they expand to meet an ever-increasing demand for their manufacturing, operations and business improvement solutions and services.

The business is committed to creating alignment, changing behaviour, and transforming companies by providing solutions to their operational challenges. Their approach links hard analysis with one-on-one coaching and boots-on-ground support to achieve dramatic business improvements.

The Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced people in their field.

As experts in transforming operational Value Chains in the Manufacturing and Primary sectors, this leading Lean consultancy help New Zealand organisations compete by developing their strengths and competitive advantages. As a result of their continued success, they are looking to expand our team of experts through developing future talent.

The position is predominantly client-facing, working alongside experienced Consultants. The successful candidate will come with a passion for learning and helping others to improve using a range of business improvement techniques.’

You will support a team of experienced consultants in analysing processes, gathering data and summarising this into improvement programmes. You will then support the implementation of these programmes using effective change management and project management skills.

The role of Lean Consultant is a unique and rewarding challenge. The work is difficult, often quite complex and done under tight deadlines.

As a result, the opportunity for personal growth, learning experiences and career development is extraordinary with great opportunities for progression in the business, and the potential to move into a future Senior COnsultant role.

The person required

Ideally, you will have previous consulting experience however those with experience working in a manufacturing environment with some experience of Lean principles will also be considered.

It is likely you will possess the following

QualificationsDegree qualified in a relevant technical subject


Experience of working within a manufacturing environment would be an advantage

Some experience/understanding of Lean principles is advantageous

Skills / Competencies

Skills / Competencies

Excellent with data. Able to quickly interpret large amounts of information to provide insights

Logical problem solver

Good with Microsoft suite, able to quickly create reports, presentations, present data in an understandable format

Personal Attributes, Behaviours

Clear and confident communicator to any level of an organisation

Posted on: 

8 April 2021

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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