Continuous Improvement Leader

Ref No. BHN507361
Location Newquay, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


We have a great opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Leader to join our clients rapidly expanding manufacturing business based in Newquay.


Continuous Improvement / Lean / Kaizen / Manufacturing / Leader

The Job

We are searching for a Continuous Improvement leader who has a passion for influencing and coaching and is able to promote and facilitate the implementation of the companies improvement program. You will play a key role in the site success with opportunities available for career progression.

What you will be doing…

  • Drive targeted improvement across Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation.
  • Assist site leadership in the development of a continuous improvement plan.
  • Directly provide formal and informal training and coaching on site
  • Accommodate the evolution of the CI and Lean tools
  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process, including planning of kaizens with a dynamic funnel process tied to PD and DM, kaizen execution and sustainment of kaizens.
  • Promote diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business and provide expert counsel on appropriate tools to eliminate them.

What we are looking for…

  • Bachelor/BA degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in supporting process improvement and/or sustainable excellence.
  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a 'general managers' point of view.
  • Ability to craft, develop and implement a CI roadmap for an operation business.
  • Outstanding training and consulting skills.
  • Familiarity with various manufacturing process technologies.
  • Good writing and administrative skills, include computer literate.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time- and project management.
  • Teamwork: we need applicants able to lead a team of employees from multiple technical teams.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence others: advise, convince and persuade others to action on key initiatives.
  • Result orientated!


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