Continuous Improvement Manager - Devon

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Devon
  • Job Type: CI/Process
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60k - £70k DOE + excellent benefits
  • Date Posted: 09/01/2024
  • Expiry Date: 09/02/2024

Continuous Improvement Manager

Major food manufacturer, who supply the major multiples with high quality, instantly recognisable products. They’re on a journey for operational excellence and looking to recruit an exceptional CI Manager.

Location: Devon.
Salary: £60k – £70k DOE + excellent benefits


About you:

  • Educated in Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing techniques and ideally degree qualified in a technical/business discipline.
  • Previous professional work experience in a complex manufacturing environment – Food or FMCG.
  • Experience with Value Stream Management tools, Kaizen methods and other key Lean tools and methodologies is advantageous.
  • Ability to influence managers, stakeholders, and project leaders to ensure timely and successful completion of Continuous Improvement projects.


Your next mission:

  • You will drive the development of the Continuous Improvement programme to improve engagement and empowerment across the site via effective communication and employee involvement.
  • Analyse production and capability data to define Continuous Improvement opportunities.
  • Through data analysis, advise the Senior Managers on potential initiatives and areas of focus.
  • Support and challenge the Continuous Improvement Champions in the delivery of projects.
  • Monitor and measure results and progress of the programme and report as required.
  • Model advanced problem-solving and Lean Leader behaviour and cultivate that behaviour across the site.
  • Communicate successes and positive changes across the business.


About the company:

  • A dynamic, forward-thinking company, with ambitious profit targets and growth plans.
  • Supplier of high-end products with a reputation for quality
  • Well respected by its impressive customer base


If you are interested in hearing more about this fantastic career opportunity, then please send a copy of your CV quoting ref HM15712 in the subject field to or call Hannah on 0161 832 7463.