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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Dundalk, IE

Value Stream Leader

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.


Purpose of the position


We are seeking an experienced professional to join Hiab's team in Dundalk as a Value Stream Leader. 

The purpose of the role is the delivery of SQDIP strategy and KPIs within the value stream, creating  standardized work and developing  all people within Value Stream team. 

The role is full time on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract. 

Main tasks and responsibilities




  • Ensuring safe and hygienic conditions at subordinate workplaces and taking care of health and safety prevention;
  • Achieving goals in the field of work safety;
  • Ensuring on-the-job instructions for subordinate employees, with particular emphasis on aspects of Occupational Health and Safety;
  • Systematic auditing of areas in terms of health and safety, entries to the safety pyramid regarding the observed risks and implementation of defined activities; implementation of tasks resulting from HSS (Hiab Safety Score).




  • Achievement of objectives in the field of quality of manufactured products;
  • Ensuring quality standards and improvement targets are met and maintained by supervised team;
  • Completion of Rapid & Simple Solvers.




  • Achieving delivery goals to the customer;
  • Delivery of product within the value stream in line with the MAU demand schedule & KPIs targets for the team.




  • Achieving cost and inventory goals;
  • Reduction of production losses;
  • Caring for the company's property.




  • Implementation and maintenance of Work Standardization in the subordinate area to increase effectiveness; 
  • Increase in implemented great ideas (Kaizen) improvements.




  • Setting goals and organizing the work of subordinate employees and providing resources necessary to achieve the goals set;
  • Development of competences of subordinate employees in accordance with accepted company standards, regular PDP talks, regular 1: 1 meetings, etc.;
  • Supervision of subordinate employees, in particular in terms of compliance with the principles like occupational safety,environmental protection, regulations, values, policies and the Cargotec Code of Ethics;
  • Reduction in absenteeism within the team;
  • Promote culture of Lean and 6S and Gemba Leadership;
  • Creating and updating job descriptions of subordinate employees in accordance with the company's standard;
  • Care for continuous improvement of the IMS (improvement of process and system documentation as well as maintaining its continuity and relevance);
  • Bring to life each day our HIAB values of caring, reliable and pioneering and demonstrate these behaviors in his / her leadership style.

What you’ll need to succeed




  • Degree caliber preferably engineering or science or relevant manufacturing experience.




  • 7 years’ experience in a working in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in or interest in a management role.



  • Knowledge of quality assurance tools and Lean Manufacturing concept and 5S tools;
  • Ability to work and  manage a team; 
  • Leadership predispositions and ability to work under pressure;
  • Good active listener;
  • Caring, reliable and pioneering; 
  • Collaborative and influential.

You will be part of


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now. We are looking forward to meeting you!


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.