Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG - North Yorkshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Job Type: CI/Process
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£35K-£38K
  • Date Posted: 07/01/2021
  • Expiry Date: 12/02/2021

Continuous Improvement Leader/Facilitator – FMCG


Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Leader / CI Facilitator

Location: North Yorkshire

Salary: c£35-38k


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 North Yorkshire


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 Production Manager, as CI Leader you will have a challenging and important role within the team, working with the site 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 teams to accelerate the implementation of the 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 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 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 in this brand-new role.


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 CH/C8438 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07792 466140