Total Productive Maintenance Academy Coach

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Academy Coach

Location: Macclesfield (UK)

Competitive salary & benefits

Build a long-term career by unlocking opportunities for lifelong learning

Build unrivalled capabilities in a place that promotes learning agility and offers development opportunities. We never stand still so you’ll have the chance to constantly grow your abilities, skills and knowledge. Here we are a fusion of challenging and interesting work, in an energising and inspiring environment.

Make a meaningful impact on people’s lives with life-changing medicines

Join the team where everyone feels a personal connection to the people that we impact. From our science labs to manufacturing at scale, we are committed to delivering at the highest quality. It’s inspiring and rewarding work, influencing every part of the product lifecycle to deliver life-changing medicines. To ultimately make people’s lives better – from patients and their families to all of us in society.

The Macclesfield campus is our second largest manufacturing site and the largest UK based campus, from which our medicines are manufactured, packaged and distributed to over 130 countries globally. People are at the very heart of AstraZeneca and the facilities around the campus support this. You will find an onsite gym, restaurants, parking, onsite holiday childcare and much more!

We have a fantastic opportunity for a TPM Academy Coach with great knowledge and application of TPM to join the Global team.

The new AstraZeneca Global TPM Academy builds on our established Lean Academies providing situational learning environments where concepts, systems, skills, techniques and behaviours are brought to life for those within AstraZeneca.

The role will be will be office based, but may require occasional travel globally.

What you’ll do

  • Lead activities to deliver and continuously improve the TPM Academy offering, maintaining effective partnerships between external consultancy teams and internal AZ stakeholders to ensure the overall solution takes account of regional, functional and cultural diversity. You will also have responsibility for the academy budget, academy utilisation and end-end delivery.

  • Work with regional and functional TPM/Lean Leaders and other stakeholders to engage them in the TPM Academy approach ensuring there’s sufficient support within the supply chain, regions, sites and functions.

  • You’ll ensure standard processes, practices, training materials and templates are appropriately positioned in the Academy, clearly and simply signposted so as to promote understanding and use across the business.

  • Deliver adult education, facilitation and coaching to provide an industry leading adult learning experience.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Technically adept with significant experience of Maintenance/Asset care across multiple sectors/technologies

  • Able to demonstrate successful industry related experience in TPM projects and programmes

  • Proven expertise and experience of leading and coaching in TPM

  • Broad understanding of supply chain systems

  • Strong working understanding of other Lean and Production Systems (e.g. Toyota) concepts and their application in industry

  • Knowledge about Adult Learning and “Behavioural science”

  • Experience in developing, delivering and facilitation of training through physical and virtual media.

  • A passion for digital and new technologies/techniques associated with Virtual Learning

  • Expertise in process, project management & improvement techniques

  • Track record of delivering business impact and sustained change and demonstrated understanding and application of change management principles


  • TPM /JiPM Certification

  • Six Sigma (or Lean Six Sigma) Black Belt certification/Expertise in the application of analytical problem-solving methodology

  • Operations leadership experience

  • Pharmaceutical Engineering and Manufacturing equipment

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Complete your application before the below closing date.

This role is open from 3rd August and we welcome your application no later than 17th August.

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