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Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Location

    North Walsham

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: *Ongoing training*Career advancement*

  • Contact:

    Phillip Watson

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    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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This role represents a rare opportunity for an Engineer, who is passionate about Continuous Improvement, to showcase their knowledge in a newly created role. This FMCG business is going through a huge change programme and have a sizeable Capex budget with many new machines already on order. The business is part of a Global Group who are investing heavily in this site to be a true centre of excellence. Long term career prospects are vast.

Joining as Continuous Improvement Manager you will report directly to the MD and shape the factory floor to improve output. Currently operating at 75% efficiency, the tools are in place to get the factory to a target of 85% and beyond. You will be an integral part of the change programme and ultimately have a path to the Site Leadership Team.

You will have a track record of successful completion of CI projects in a high volume manufacturing facility and a clear dedication to quality process. Ideally you will hold Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or similar although the company will sponsor these qualifications for the right applicant.

Core duties include:

• Development of the Lean and Continuous Improvement Strategy across the site
• Provide coaching / mentoring support to those who are executing Lean C.I improvement initiatives
• Support Managers with analytics to assure solutions implemented deliver the required benefit
• Process design optimisation of current and new production layouts
• Facilitation of workshops that engage attendees to deliver specified outcomes to a robust and established toolset
• Coach Managers and Colleagues to deliver CI solutions

Fantastic opportunity for the right individual. Full job description available on request. Think you have what it takes? Apply now!