Lean Manufacturing Manager


The Lean Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for implementing and maintaining lean production systems and principles to improve efficiency and reduce waste. Will help develop frameworks and effective ways of working in which our organization can build in the coming years. Will also ensure a fully integrated continuous improvement culture into the company and develop it further, through LEAN expertise and skills. The Lean Manufacturing Manager will achieve customer satisfaction, employee happiness and company (financial) effectiveness. 

Work Setting

  • 50% Production Floor. 
  • 50% Office.


  • Implement and maintain operational excellence standards across the organization.
  • Drive continuous improvement mindset (e.g. through training).
  • Assist with production planning.
  • Works 50% of the time in processing areas and 50% of the time in an office setting.
  • Develop an understanding of processing machinery to have ability to make adjustments when necessary.  
  • Increase the efficiency of existing processes and procedures to enhance the company’s internal capacity.
  • Drive improvements based on benchmarking with internal and external best practices.
  • Initiate continuous improvements and project leading on an operational level.
  • Monitor, compile, and report data on OEE including productivity, product yields, factory scans, time studies and improvements to slicing optimization.
  • Execute and educate on process improvement initiatives using Factory Scan and Lean Manufacturing practices.
  • Act as operational excellence in cross-functional project teams and management.
  • Co-pilot for team members in project work, helping them understand and utilize change management tools.
  • Support efficiency improvement by establishing a solid foundation and implementing a standard way of working to sustain performance.
  • Works closely with senior management team.
  • Seeks continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in food processing or manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of seafood processing preferred.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Lean Manufacturing principles knowledge.
  • Project management experience.
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Extremely detail oriented with good organizational/prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written, including the ability to document processes, procedures, policies and create reports.
  • Ability to actively listen and to accept criticism.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business with food science and/or manufacturing experience.




** All requirements and skills are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated.**

**Mowi is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

The above job description is not an all-encompassing list of duties and responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change without notice.

Mowi is a Drugfree Workplace.

**Mowi does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Mowi employees or any other company location. Mowi is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes**

Mowi ASA is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of Atlantic salmon. As the first global seafood company with an end-to-end supply chain, Mowi brings supreme quality salmon and other seafood products to consumers around the world. Mowi is also ranked the most sustainable animal protein producer in the world by Coller FAIRR. With headquarters in Bergen, Norway, Mowi employs 11,600 people in 26 countries worldwide, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of EUR 9 billion and total assets of EUR 8.2 billion.

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Belfast, ME

Beth Gude
Recruiting & HR Specialist
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