Group Continuous Improvement Manager

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Location
Aberdeenshire
Salary
THE SALARY FOR THIS ROLE IS DETERMINED BY SKILLS SET AND EXPERIENCE ON OFFER
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Ref
MSJW001
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

I am currently recruiting for the below position:    
Group Continuous Improvement Manager 

This role is based in North East Scotland with its main responsibility will be to identify areas where improvements to processes and cost savings can be made and implement and monitor solutions across multiple sites. 

Key Areas of the Role
•Develop a structured performance improvement programme for the Group.
•Develop projects, defining objectives, scope, approach, resources, and time-plan.
•Form teams around defined improvement priorities and serve as project leader on selected projects.
•Monitor progress, manage risk to delivery of performance improvements and communicate to key parties to ensure they are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
•Champion accurate and complete daily data collection at a line/product level (output and losses).
•Prepare training materials and deliver training to site employees in problem solving, and lean tools and techniques
•Maintain working knowledge of available technologies and innovations relevant to our operations.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required
•Extensive & demonstrable experience working in Food sector manufacturing
•Experience of leading teams.
•Broad experience in initiating and leading performance improvements in a Food manufacturing environment
•Experience of working in a lean operating environment
•Experience of implementing lean tools
•Preferably educated to Degree Level
•Communication Skills
•Leadership Skills
•Project Planning and Management
•Lean Tools and Techniques
•Problem Solving

Personal Attributes
•Good interpersonal skills
•Self-starter
•Flexibility
•Reliability
•Enthusiastic and with a positive “can do” attitude
•Commitment
•Able to adopt flexible working arrangements and hours

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