Continuous Improvement Manager – FMCG - South Wales, Glamorgan

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: South Wales, Glamorgan
  • Job Type: CI/Process
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£60k
  • Date Posted: 27/01/2023
  • Expiry Date: 04/03/2023

Continuous Improvement Manager – FMCG

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Leader

Location: South Wales, Glamorgan  

Salary: c£60k

My client is passionate about the quality of their products and equally so about driving continuous improvement across their business. They are recruiting for a dynamic CI Manager to potentially move into a group role.


The Candidate:

  • You will preferably be qualified to HND or equivalent level with strong experience within Continuous Improvement management and TPM within FMCG manufacturing, preferably within 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 Site GMs, as CI Implementation Manager you will have a challenging and important role within the team, working with operators and engineers to lead projects.
  • This is a dual site role so you will be expected to spend one day a week in Merseyside on another site.
  • You will lead the implementation of TPM on site.
  • You will be responsible for training of CI techniques and the steps needed at all levels.
  • 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 very large and successful food manufacturing group and World Class Manufacturing is high on their agenda.
  • An opportunity now exists for an ambitious Continuous Improvement Leader to join their team and progress their career.


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 Hannah McGrail quoting ref HM12508 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463