Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG

Posted 29th November 2018 (2 weeks ago)
  • Shropshire
  • + car + benefits
  • c£50,000
  • EH/CI-LF

The Opportunity


Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG 


Posted by: Silven 


Job Title: Continuous Improvement Leader / CI Facilitator 



Location: Shropshire/East Midlands/West Midlands


Salary: c£50,000 + car + benefits


Travel involved


My client is passionate about the quality of their food products and equally so about driving continuous improvement across their business. They are recruiting for a dynamic CI Leader/Facilitator to lead the roll out of the Lean Programme throughout this very successful and growing group.


The Candidate: 


  • You will preferably be qualified to HND or equivalent level with strong experience within Continuous Improvement management and TPM within FMCG manufacturing, preferably within a food environment.
  • A background in training and delivering CI/Lean training of this kind is essential.
  • Strong demonstrable experience of Lean Manufacturing strategies including Kaizan, Kanban, TPM, SMED.
  • Exposure to and involvement within project management
  • Ability to use your initiative and be a strong decision maker
  • A demonstrable track record of performance delivery through coaching
  • Influence effectively from operative to director level
  • Motivation to inspire team members and peers


The Role: 


  • Reporting to the Group Operations/CI Manager, as CI Facilitator you will have a challenging and important role within the team, working with multiple sites to enable the roll out of their CI strategy.
  • You will be responsible for training of CI techniques and the steps needed at all levels.
  • As CI facilitator you  will work with site based teams and external consultants  to accelerate the implementation of the group wide CI strategy.
  • You will  drive compliance  to legislative, business needs and standards
  • You will  implement best practice manufacturing through identified tools and techniques such  as Kaizan , Kanban , SMED etc
  • To explore new opportunities in order to improve efficiency, reduce waste and ensure customer service
  • Support delivery of measurable improvements in Health and Safety, OEE, wastage and quality with the Factory manufacturing teams.


The Company:


  • My client is a very large and successful food manufacturing group and World Class Manufacturing is high on their agenda.
  • An opportunity now exists for an ambitious Continuous Improvement Facilitator to join their team and progress their career.



Due to the high volume of responses to online advertisements, regrettably we are only able to acknowledge successful applications. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.


To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV to Emma Hanson quoting ref EH/CI-LF to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07792 465955.