Continuous Improvement Leader

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Leighton Buzzard, UK
18 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Continuous Improvement Leader


**£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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