Implement Lean Manufacturing Principles

Support Health in Mexico City, Mexico


Skills: 
Operations
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
4 weeks to 3¾ months
Helpful if Speaks: 
English, Spanish
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity

This is a brilliant opportunity to learn about lean entrepreneurship with an upcoming social impact startup

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

During the last years several hospitals in the UK and USA, have been implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing in order to improve the quality of their services, increase the safety and satisfaction of the patients, and being more efficient in their operations by reducing and controlling costs. At SalaUno, during the last year we have been working on implementing this principles to achieve the same goals described before through the creation of the Continuous Improvement Plan, and although we have achieved very good results, we would like to improve the way we are implementing this plan by having a consultant who can help us to identify how to use the principles of eliminating waste, having pull systems, standardize processes, creating visual controls, etc., in order to do process improvements, and also to help us to promote this plan among SalaUno'™s team in order to create a continuous improvement culture.

DELIVERABLES

  • Develop a continuous improvement culture among salaUno'™s team
  • Define strategies to do process improvements by implementing the lean manufacturing principles
  • Define strategies to implement the Continuous Improvement Plan in a systematical and standardize way
  • Define KPI's for monitoring operative processes

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Operations

ADDITIONAL USEFUL SKILLS:

  • Lean manufacturing
  • Toyota Production Systems
  • Six sigma

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • English
  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

Apartment with a room with three beds that could be shared with other fellows. Walking distance from the clinic. The office is in one of the safest places in Mexico and the neigborhood is popular for its restaurants and nightlife

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

SalaUno invites you to carry out your fellowship in a fast growing start-up that is generating superior social impact in Mexico. You can learn Spanish, learn how to implement lean manufacturing in the health sector

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Opportunity to live in and visit Mexico City. Participate in a ground breaking, paradigm breaking project for the Mexican healthcare sector. Visit rural communities to help detect cataracts

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Organization


Industry: Hospital & Health Care

Mission: Health

Size: Startup: founder(s) only

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