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Continuous Improvement Manager

Posted 4 January by Elevation Recruitment Group Ended
A Continuous Improvement Manager role in South Yorkshire, within a leading food manufacturer supplying chilled, frozen and ambient goods into retail and food service customers. Reporting directly to the Group Excellence Director, the Continuous Improvement Manager will be responsible for leading and delivering the execution of the Continuous Improvement plan.

Continuous Improvement Manager duties and responsibilities include;
* Lead the execution of the Continuous Improvement plan for a manufacturing unit, ensuring that cross functional teams are engaged
* Deliver yellow belt training in order to build capability across the site
* Encourage a CI culture by engaging key stakeholders
* Selection of tools, from the UK tool kit based on nature of the problem and the business need, to make businesses improvements and promote the development of the manufacturing unit
* Draw on divisional best practice and benchmarking to inform manufacturing unit application of tools and solutions
* Review and analyse scorecard performance for the CI teams ensuring data integrity, generate insight and action improvement plans which develop current performance
* Lead, engage and direct the CI team whilst working with the senior team to identify resource requirements

The successful candidate with need to demonstrate the following skills and experience;
* 3-5 year's experience within a world class FMCG environment
* Lean six sigma Green Belt certified & CI qualifications (Diploma or equivalent)
* Proven track record of implementing, leading and delivering lean changes
* Effective leader of business process change process
* PC literacy - use of standard MS office suite
* Ability to deliver behavioural training and coaching

Equivalent job titles may include, Business Improvement Manager, BI Manager, CI Manager, Lean Manager, Excellence Manager

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please call Rachel Littlewood at Elevation Recruitment Group on .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering and Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midland regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit

Required skills

  • FMCG
  • CI
  • operations
  • kanban
  • lean
  • food manufacturing
  • six sigma
  • kaizen

Reference: 34131575

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