United Kingdom
West Yorkshire
£58000 - £65000 per annum
A leading Blue Chip FMCG manufacturer with multiple UK sites is currently seeking an experienced CI and Operational Excellence specialist to fulfil the role of Operational Excellence Lead across 2 manufacturing sites.This is part of the Senior Leadership Team reporting to the Site GM and dotted line to the Group OPEX; based at the Bradford Factory but will also manage the agenda for a smaller site in Scotland.

The Continuous Improvement / Operational Excellence Lead will implement and drive the Group CI and Lean agenda at site level ensuring operational efficiency at the lowest cost against strategic objectives whilst promoting and driving a culture of operational excellence across all aspects of the business. 

You will be a CI professional ideally with a formal Lean qualification with an understanding and knowledge of implementing lean practices and methodologies into fast-paced manufacturing (or similar) environments. You will have high-level influencing and coaching skills as well as being data driven in terms of analysing and forecasting ROI.

Responsibilities of the CI / Operational Excellence Manager include:

  • Support and lead lean manufacturing work practices including Floor Management System, 5S, Asset Excellence, Problem Solving to drive continuous improvement activity
  • Roll out medium to long-term implementation timetable for continuous improvement and be accountable for maintaining and reporting the progress against group objectives
  • Support the teams in performing detailed gap analysis to identify opportunities
  • Support in the development of appropriate technical and behavioural skills to enable a culture of continuous sustained improvement
  • Maximise people involvement and engagement in change projects and champion a culture of best practice
  • Coach and train all site-based colleagues so that they have the prerequisite knowledge and skills to apply CI concepts and tools on an ongoing basis.

c£58,000 - £65,000 including car allowance
Excellent pension scheme + private medical, life assurance
25 days holiday + stats

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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