Continuous Improvement Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 23/09/2019
  • North West – Greater Manchester, Lancashire
  • + benefits
  • c£45k
  • CH/5937

The Opportunity

Continuous Improvement Manager


Job Title:   CI Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, Process Improvement Leader

Location:  North West – Greater Manchester/Lancashire

Salary: c£45k + benefits


My client is seeking an experienced CI Manger to join a FMCG Manufacturing Business to head up their lean programme across the site. With a new and exciting future ahead of them, they are recruiting for an Operational CI Manager to join their team and the roll out of a sustainable manufacturing improvement approach. It’s a challenging role so are you up for it?


The Candidate:


  • We’re looking for a CI Manager, who has a real passion for implementing change and has extensive experience of World Class Manufacturing within a high volume FMCG/food 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 (6-Sigma, autonomous maintenance, Kaizan, Kanban, SMED, FMEA, 5Y’s, 5s, RCA)
  • You will have a strong operational management background, having worked as a CI Manager within food manufacturing working closely with operations and engineering departments.
  • 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 Site Manager as CI Manager you will be responsible for developing and delivering the sustainable Lean Manufacturing program across all functions.
  • As Continuous Improvement Manager, you will establish process and lean structure across site. You will have a proven track record of making improvements using 6-Sigma and other lean techniques. 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 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 @ uk with CH/5937 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!