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Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: CIM - CG_1553621520
Contact Name: Clara Griffiths
Contact Email: clara.griffiths@omegaresource.co.uk
Job Published: March 26, 2019 17:32

Job Description

An exciting opportunity based in Gloucestershire for a well-established company who have built themselves an excellent reputation for innovative and high quality products.

They are recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Manager where you will need a wealth of experience using continuous improvement within a high volume manufacturing operation.

As a Continuous Improvement Manager, your role will be to identify, lead and deploy CI initiatives across the plants to deliver quantified bottom line performance improvement. Also to establish and develop a culture of improvement, including coaching and mentoring on how to develop, support and sustain this culture.


Roles and Responsibilities

*To manage and facilitate continuous improvement activities and initiatives across the sites to improve process capability, plant efficiency and reduce waste
*To identify areas for improvement across all units of the business
*To implement effective continuous improvement projects, using 5S, kaizen, value stream mapping and other lean manufacturing methodologies
*To collect, monitor, evaluate and report on relevant data - and subsequent utilisation of data to plan CI projects
*To manage both short and longer term projects, using data analysis to support prioritisation of work and using a balanced scorecard of key metrics
*To lead and mentor the existing workforce to create a continuous improvement ethos, driving cultural change
*To work alongside the production team to drive process improvement and introduce standard operating procedures
*To facilitate CI workshop events, coaching and developing teams and individuals at all levels on-site (including leadership team) to develop a workforce wide Kaizen culture and a group of green and yellow belts
*To engage with senior management teams to build awareness of the potential for continuous improvement
*To cover for the Senior Production Manager when required in running small factory units


Person Specification

*Track record of delivering improvement projects
*Ability to demonstrate practical implementation of the right tools and techniques to drive improvement
*Ability to transform data analysis into defined actions and improvement
*Strong all round communication skills; ability to influence at all levels of an organisation
*Commitment and enthusiasm to drive change
*Excellent organisational skills to plan and manage multiple projects across the business


Essential Experience

*Strong CI experience within a fast moving manufacturing environment including using Lean techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S, and Total Productive Maintenance
*Production or Operational Management manufacturing experience


Contact

For more information regarding this role please call Clara Griffiths on 01453 796621 or send a CV

Omega Resource Group Ltd, are dedicated Technical and Engineering Recruitment Company. Please feel free to contact us on 01453 827333 or look at our current vacancies on our website www.omegaresource.co.uk

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