Continuous Improvement Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
16 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
Max Cable
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Continuous Improvement Manager

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: CI Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: Suffolk, Norfolk, East Anglia, Cambridge, Thetford, Norwich, Ipswich, Newmarket, Bury st Edmunds

Salary: c£45-55k, Pension, Bonus

This is a fantastic brand-new role, for an exceptional CI Manager to join a Leading Chilled food Manufacturing Business on their Lean Journey. With a new and exciting future ahead of them, they are recruiting for an Operational CI Manager to join our senior team and the roll out of a sustainable manufacturing improvement approach. It's a great role, are you up for the challenge?

The Candidate:

  • We're looking for a high calibre CI Manager, who has a real passion for implementing change and has extensive experience of World Class Manufacturing within a high volume FMCG/ Manufacturing environment.

  • You will be an expert in your field and you will able to demonstrate your ability to coach and mentor at all levels of the organisation in Lean / WCM Manufacturing techniques ( TPM, autonomous maintenance, Kaizan, Kanban, SMED, FMEA, 5Y's, 5s, RCA, 6 Sigma)

  • You will have a strong operational management background, having worked ideally at Operations Manager, Senior Engineering, Senior Quality or Site Manager and have a relevant Lean Qualification
  • You will be a natural motivator, with a holistic approach. You will have the ability to use your own initiative and be a strong decision maker.
  • You'll be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and be IT literate.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the Site director as CI Manager you will be responsible for developing and delivering the sustainable Lean Manufacturing program across all functions. You will have a CI Co-ordinator reporting to you.

  • As Continuous Improvement Manager, you will establish process and structure for the Lean Manufacturing plan. Key areas covered include Peoples Capability, Lean Tools and Techniques, Effective Planning, Quality Fundamentals, and Effective Maintenance.

  • As part of your role you will be responsible for driving sustainable performance Improvement through OEE, Quality Improvement and Wastage reduction.

  • You will responsible for building a network of improvement champions across the group to establish and to share best practice, implementing a robust performance measurement system which delivers bottom line cost reduction.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to Maxime Cable, at quoting ref MC3845 or call me on 01485 520000 for a confidential discussion.

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