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Production Team Leader (CI focus)

Pip Consultancy
Crewe, Cheshire
Highly Competitive
Closing date
3 Mar 2021
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NEW ROLE - Continuous Improvement Leader / Assistant Production Manager post created through company growth.


Work for a secure, profitable and growing organisation that has low staff turnover and a friendly, supportive working environment. 

This is a brand-new post = excellent opportunity to make your mark and grow the role!  

Superb opportunities for progression as the company is growing rapidly.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Our client:

Specialist flexible packaging company with a superb reputation in its field.  Based in a state of art  20,000 sq.ft manufacturing site and offices.  

Continuous Improvement Leader role:

Supporting the Manufacturing Manager whilst driving Continuous Improvement by evaluating, developing and improving efficiencies.  Managing order status and the administration via ERP to ensure up to date information is readily available.

  • Continuous improvement: Monitoring output and changeovers and work to make improvements utilising lean manufacturing tools such as Kanban and Kaizen etc.
  • Investigating manufacturing variances and improve yield
  • Ensure Kanban areas are operated effectively and are maintained
  • Deputise for the Manufacturing Manager and support in the day-to-day delivery of the plan
  • Support Manufacturing Manager in implementation of H & S, Quality and BRC
  • Ensuring works orders are completed effectively and ERP is updated on a timely basis

Ideal candidate:

You’ll have previous experience in a similar role, either as a Production Team Leader, Continuous Improvement role and similarly be used to making and implementing improvements, measuring efficiencies within a SME FMCG environment.

  • Experience of delivering varied continuous improvements, problem solving.
  • Methodical and well organised
  • Commercially aware and astute, used to making decisions
  • Remains positive when under pressure, enthusiastic and quick to respond to the needs of the business
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Numerate and pays attention to detail
  • IT Literate – MS office and used to working with ERP systems

This role would suit candidates that have held similar posts such as a Manufacturing Team Leader, Production Team Leader, Continuous Improvement Manager, CI Leader, Manufacturing CI Leader, Improvement Specialist.

We thank you for your application and advise you that due to the high volume of applications that we currently receive, if we have not contacted you within 14 days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Experienced, qualified and passionate about food recruitment, by understanding your needs we aim to exceed your expectations. 100% of our candidates are interviewed face to face prior to being presented to our clients for food jobs.

We work exclusively on permanent and interim white collar roles in all sectors within the Food Industry.  By developing strong business relationships with customers large and small, we are proud to be treated as recruitment partners and 'not just another agency'.

Find Us
01455 610617
The Atkins Building
Lower Bond Street
LE10 1QU
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