Continuous Improvement Manager

1 day left

Location
Wakefield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
23 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
13850482/001
Contact
Tom Fenwick
Function
Operations
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent




Working as part of the operations team, a successful candidate will be a disciplined leader. They will ensure that the business operations are constantly controlling and improving our processes to achieve World Class levels.



Client Details

An excited multi-site management position with a successful FMCG business.

Description

Covering across two sites the key responsibilities include:

  • Focusing on driving opportunities for improvement both within the operation and along the end to end value stream
  • Driving cells to increase continuous improvement performance against target
  • Promote, establish and embed the principles and tools of continuous improvement
  • Deliver substantial savings and added value to the business to beat budget
  • Facilitate continuous improvement management steering reviews and implementation plans
  • Checking status of implementation and development of action plans to close gaps
  • Sharing, challenging and developing best practice
  • Share best practice throughout the group
  • Coordination of updating and translating continuous improvement material
  • Assist in the education and coaching of selected individuals to Green Belt status
  • Assist in the education of all employees to achieve Yellow Belt Status
  • Complete two projects per year aiming to deliver savings or have a positive impact on Customer Service


Profile



A successful candidate will be technical/process qualified or a professional employee with degrees or similar qualifications.



You will have undertaken/are undertaking continuous improvement education to achieve the status of Six Sigma Black Belt.



Knowledge of implementation of Statistical Process Control.



Coach, mentor and facilitate



Have a detailed and working knowledge of the DMAIC approach



Have a clear understanding of the Framework and behaviour that is necessary to be a C.I Champion



Understand Project Selection and implementation to meet the business objective



Have the ability to educate others in the continuous improvement tools within the Organisation



Understanding of process capability and how to implement a capable process.

Job Offer

£Competitive