CI Manager

West Sussex, Worthing, Brighton, Horsham, Crawley
14 Jan 2013
14 Feb 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Candidate:

  • You will preferably be qualified to HND or equivalent level with strong experience within Continuous Improvement management within FMCG manufacturing, preferably within a food environment.
  • Strong demonstrable experience of Lean Manufacturing strategies including Kaizan, Kanban, TMP, SMED.
  • Exposure to and involvement within project management   
  • Working knowledge of ISO, BRC, GMP, Hygienic maintenance
  • 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
  • Ability to plan resource according to both engineering and operational requirements 

The Role: 

  • Reporting to the Plant Manager, as CI Manager you will have a challenging and important role within the team, working across Engineering, Operations, Technical and other support functions to deliver improved performance.
  • As CI  Manager you  will have  ownership and delivery of a sustainable CI culture in the major product manufacturing areas  to be measured against tracking KPIs
  • 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 
  • As CI  Manager  you  will assist in identifying staff training needs and requirements
  • To explore new opportunities in order 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:

  • This is fantastic business that is part of a very large successful group,   they are at the front of innovation and World Class Manufacturing is high on their agenda.
  • An opportunity now exists for an ambitious Continuous Improvement Manager to join their team and progress their career. 

To apply, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref MC/CIM or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 01485 520000