Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG

Silven Recruitment Posted 21/04/2020
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Excellent
  • EH/CI-LF

The Opportunity

Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Leader / CI Facilitator

Location: Aberdeenshire

Salary: Excellent

Some 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 for their prestigious manufacturing site in Scotland


The Candidate:

  • You will preferably be qualified to HND or equivalent level with strong experience in Continuous Improvement management and TPM within FMCG manufacturing or a food manufacturing 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 Manufacturing Director, as CI Leader 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 emma.hanson@ uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07792 465955.