Greencore Group

Business Improvement Manager

4 days left

21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Mr Matthew Stanbury
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

To provide relevant expertise in the leadership, deployment and transfer of recognised 'best in class' business improvement activities, standards and skills to enable a Manufacturing Unit to fulfil the business plans targets

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Main responsibilities
  • Lead the execution of the Business Improvement (BI) plan for a manufacturing unit,  ensuring that cross functional teams are engaged to focus on the specific priority areas and have the appropriate tools and/or necessary support to utilise them effectively
  • Deliver training, up to yellow belt, as specified by Manufacturing Unit training plan to build capability across all functions
  • Provide coaching and hands on support for the use of foundation elements of the business improvement toolkit to build practical experience and ongoing capability
  • Engage key stakeholders to sponsor BI activity and act to embed a continuous improvement culture
  • Selection of tools, from the UK tool kit  based on nature of the problem and the business need,  to make businesses improvements and promote the development of the manufacturing unit
  • Draw on divisional best practice and benchmarking to inform manufacturing unit application of tools and solutions
  • Review and analyse scorecard performance for the Manufacturing Unit teams to ensure data integrity, generate insight and action improvement plans which develop current performance
  • Lead and direct the Manufacturing Unit BI team to ensure that people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering their potential
  • Identify resource requirements and work with Senior Leaders to build appropriate teams to deliver agreed programmes of work
Ideal candidate
  • Diploma or equivalent Business Improvement vocational qualifications
  • Previous  manufacturing experience in a recognised world class / lean enterprise
  • Proven track record of leading changes and delivering results as a Lean sigma practitioner either as an external or internal consultant
  • Effective leader of business process change process
  • Lean six sigma Green Belt certified
  • PC literacy - use of standard MS office suite
  • Ability to deliver behavioural training and coaching,
  • Experience of facilitating group problem solving sessions facilitation
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