Field Continuous Improvement Manager

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
Competitive Salary + Benefits Package inc Company Car
25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Ready to make your mark with a $14 Billion global chemicals leader? We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager to join our Operations Team who will report to the Regional Operations manager responsible for our Production sites.

Field UK North East-Based + UK Travel | Competitive Salary + Benefits Package inc Company Car

The successful Continuous Improvement Manager will undertake activities relating to Process improvements across the various Operational sites whilst also developing and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement within the functional departments. A flexible approach and travel will be required as part of the role in coverage of all sites within the UK and a Company car will be included for this purpose.

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $14 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

Continuous Improvement Manager Key Responsibilities:

+ Ensure excellent communication and have an ability to turn complex analysis into meaningful strategy, understood at all levels within an organization.
+ Coach people at various levels in CI
+ Work in a structured way with full accountability for task completion.

Key Tasks:

+ Lead CI projects from identification through to implementation – running LEAN projects to deliver improvements that yield measurable improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery (Process).
+ Identify opportunities for improvement, to provide advanced root cause analysis, and to monitor process KPIs
+ Manage all continuous improvement projects within operations to ensure alignment of activities to business needs including the co-ordination of resources and required support activities

We Are Looking For:

+ Proven Strategy Implementation experience, Change management Facilitator
+ Six Sigma Qualification, working knowledge of DMAIC
+ A demonstrable history of leading transformation projects, preferably in logistics, production and manufacturing
+ Commercial experience with the ability to write compelling business cases coupled with a thorough understanding of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods
+ Knowledge of continuous improvement, change management and Lean principles
+ Previous experience working at management team level

What we offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday including bank holidays
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Life insurance option
+ Discounted Childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Company Car

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s #1 at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

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