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Process Engineer - Lean

Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a small and focused team supporting a large-scale change programme in the Customer and Community Directorate. The Optimisation team has a clear mandate to implement a new directorate operating model that will improve delivery, support Auckland’s COVID-19 recovery efforts and streamline our processes.

This will include the following functions


  • Collaborative design with teams across the Directorate
  • Supporting the Directorate lead team in sound, evidence-based decision making
  • Value stream mapping and process re-engineering
  • Careful planning and implementation of multiple change workstreams


Essentially, you’ll be responsible for facilitating the design and implementation of our new ways of working and supporting our communities.


He kōrero mōu: About you

As an experienced Lean practitioner, you will be confident in facilitating the design of and helping implement a business and service delivery model across the Customer and Community Services departments and the Directorate value chain. You will understand the application of Lean methodologies to map current state and facilitate future state design as well as how to follow this design through implementation and support embedding.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Full-time, 12 Month Contract role based in Auckland Central with flexible working hours.

This is a significant opportunity to be part of a team within one of the largest and most diverse directorates in Auckland Council, and be part of transforming how we deliver for Tāmaki Makaurau.


Applications close 29th January 2021

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.