Continuous Improvement Manager

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    Cheshire, England

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    Annual bonus 20%

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    Alex Tyrrell

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    4 months ago

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Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: Cheshire

Salary: Competitive Salary + Double Figure Bonus

Job description

The primary purpose of this position is to enhance the organisation capability through continuous improvement. The main focus will be on Driving performance of the plant KPI's through the business scorecard to achieve and exceed the plants targets.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Operational team in delivering sustainable "World Class" levels of performance.
  • Identify, manage and implement change and improvement initiatives aligned with business strategy/goals.
  • Ensures that continuous improvement capability is built into all operational areas.
  • Lead the CI team (3) to ensure achievement of projects and practices throughout the business

Primary Functions & Dimensions:

  • Work with the site leadership team to develop and manage a portfolio of improvement initiatives and actions, using the A3 process as a primary tool.
  • Implement and manage a process to prioritise and effectively execute value adding improvement efforts.
  • Ensure internal and external resources are in place to execute improvement projects
  • Ensure improvement initiatives deliver on value and cost
  • Delivering in house training for practitioners and facilitators
  • Promote the sharing of Best Practice across functions and sites

Preferred Requirements;

  • Ideally a minimum of +5 years of relevant technical experience
  • Formal qualification in engineering or manufacturing discipline, desirable but not essential.
  • Operations or Engineering background with solid understanding and experience of Operations Management, including Maintenance, safety, Quality.
  • Experience in delivery of Continuous Improvement
    • Practitioner of Lean / Six Sigma
    • Preferably Green Belt trained
    • Experience of Team Development
  • Strong leadership, networking and communication skills
  • Proven problem solving, facilitation and change management skills
  • A strong team player and coach
  • Ability to formulate and successfully implement work plans
  • Strong project management skills and ability to effectively manage multiple projects within budget and schedule
  • Ability to interact with other parts of the organisation and drive alignment.

The company prides itself on creating an inspiring environment for employees, generating an ethos of entrepreneurial spirit and rewarding opportunities. There are definite long-term career options for the right candidate, plus a great environment to work in.

To apply, please send your CV for more details. Please note - if you haven't received feedback within 10 days of application you have not been successful on this occasion.