Continuous Improvement Manager

Posted 13th June 2019 (4 days ago)
  • Cumbria
  • + excellent benefits
  • c£50k
  • CH/5377

The Opportunity

Continuous Improvement Manager

 

Job Title:   CI Facilitator/Operational Excellence Lead

Location:  Cumbria

Salary: c£50k + excellent benefits

 

My client is seeking an experienced CI Facilitator/Operational Excellence Leader to join a FMCG Manufacturing Business to head up their lean programme. With a new and exciting future ahead of them, they are recruiting for an operational continual improvement person to join the senior team and the roll out of a sustainable manufacturing improvement approach. It’s a great role, are you up for the challenge?

 

The Candidate:

 

  • Looking for a high calibre continuous improvement person, who has a real passion for implementing change and has extensive experience of World Class Manufacturing within a high volume FMCG/ Manufacturing environment.
  • You will be an expert in your field and you will able to demonstrate your ability to coach and mentor at all levels of the organisation in Lean / WCM Manufacturing techniques ( TPM, autonomous maintenance, Kaizan, Kanban, SMED, FMEA, 5Y’s, 5s, RCA, 6 Sigma)
  • You will have a strong operational background, having worked ideally as a CI Manager, CI Facilitator, Operational Excellence Leader and have a relevant Lean Qualification
  • You will be a natural motivator, with a holistic approach. You will have the ability to use your own initiative and be a strong decision maker.
  • You’ll be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and be IT literate.

 

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Reporting to the Operations Director you will be responsible for developing and delivering the sustainable Lean Manufacturing program across all functions.
  • As Continuous Improvement Facilitator, you will establish process and structure for the Manufacturing Performance – cascading and supporting implementation on a site. Key areas covered include Peoples Capability, Lean Tools and Techniques, Effective Planning, Quality Fundamentals, and Effective Maintenance.
  • As part of your role you will be responsible for driving sustainable performance Improvement through OEE, Quality Improvement and Wastage reduction.
  • You will responsible for building a network of improvement champions across the group to establish and to share best practice, implementing a robust performance measurement system which delivers bottom line cost reduction.

 

What is next?

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your CV to carole.hearn@silven.co.uk with CH/5377 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information.