Continuous Improvement Leader

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Leighton Buzzard, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1165400945
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Continuous Improvement Leader

**Manufacturing**

**£35,000 - £40,000**

**Leighton Buzzard **

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a continuous improvement leader with a successful manufacturing organisation based in the Leighton Buzzard area on a permanent basis.

Our client is a part of a global organisation specialising in products for the medical, life science and defence industries.

The CI Leader will be required to do the following;

* To develop, lead, manage and deliver multiple business wide improvement projects.

* To encourage and facilitate the sharing of good practice between different departments, as well as Monitor, coach, guide and develop employees participating in projects.

* To support the delivery of manufacturing operations performance improvement objectives.

* To develop and analyse business performance data to inform project identification, cost and benefits

* Identify, agree, develop, and maintain improvement projects, supporting plans and the overall improvement program for manufacturing operations.

* Produce regular reports on projects highlighting spend, budget, issues and benefit potential for each project.

* Develop manufacturing operations-based improvement programs.

* Run short term, quick win improvement projects.

* Establish a strong and open working relationship with other areas of the business sharing best practice.

* Train operational teams in Continuous Improvement skills, tools and techniques

Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications required (Bullet point below) of the CI Leader

* Degree/HND/HNC in relevant engineering discipline (Manufacturing/Industrial Design degree)

* Experience within Quality/Continuous improvement focused role within a lean manufacturing environment

* Must have a sound understanding, and practical experience of implementing a range of Continuous Improvement tools and techniques

* Proficient with Microsoft applications

* SAP/ERP experience

Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications required (Bullet point below) of the CI Leader

* Experience within an FMCG Environment

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