Continuous Improvement Manager

Posted 9th February 2018
  • East of England
  • £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • MC3494_1518176333

The Opportunity

Continuous Improvement Manager

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: CI Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: Suffolk, Norfolk, East Anglia, Cambridge, Thetford, Norwich, Ipswich, Newmarket, Bury st Edmunds

Salary: c£45-55k, Pension, Bonus,

This is a brand-new role, is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated CI Manager to join a FMCG Manufacturing Business on their Lean Journey. With a new and exciting future ahead of them, they are recruiting for an Operational CI Manager to join our 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:

  • We’re looking for a high calibre CI Manager, 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 management background, having worked ideally at Operations Manager, Senior Engineering, Senior Quality or Site Manager 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 Factory 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 structure for the Manufacturing Performance system (MPS) – cascading and supporting MPS 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.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to Maxime Cable, at quoting ref MC3494 or call me on 01485 520000 for a confidential discussion.