Continuous Improvement Lead

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Continuous Improvement Lead

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    Engineering & Operations

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    £50000 - £55000

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Alexander Steele has partnered with a leading Food manufacturer that is looking for an Operations Excellence Lead to drive sustainable continuous improvements and implement lean manufacturing concepts. On Offer • £50 000 to £55,000 • Annual bonus • Monday – Friday Job Introduction You will drive sustainable continuous improvements delivering breakthrough results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC), while building cultural change throughout the organization. This position requires strong Lean Manufacturing and hands-on leadership skills, along with a passion for Operational Excellence, to be successful. Role Responsibility • Leads and facilitates weeklong Kaizen events to achieve breakthrough improvements. • Trains other leaders to execute 1-2-day Point Kaizen events to achieve small improvements. • Facilitates long-term continuous improvement projects from beginning through completion across various work groups. • Trains associates in lean tools and techniques (including 7 wastes, 5S, standard work, set-up reduction, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), flow, value stream mapping, etc) • Coordinates and lead internal audits around Lean principles (5S, standard work, TPM, etc). • Ensures that corrective actions have been developed, implemented and are effective. • Challenges the status quo to find ways to optimize manufacturing performance to deliver superior results. • Builds a CI culture across the organization. The Ideal Candidate • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent. • 3 to 5 years Continuous Improvement experience in a Food or Drinks manufacturing environment. • Strong application knowledge of LEAN manufacturing techniques and related CI tools such as: Standard Work, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen Events,Value Stream Mapping, OEE, First Hour Full Power, 5S, 7 Wastes, Pit Stop Changeovers, etc. • Effective communication, training, and coaching skills. • Demonstrated effective team player. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply with an updated version of your CV or contact Tinashe at Alexander Steele Recruitment.