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Continuous Improvement Manager

Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Benefitspension, holiday
LocationsDown, Northern Ireland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted15 June 2018

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Your new company
Our client, a manufacturing company located in Downpatrick, are recruiting an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager, preferably with experience in FMCG/ manufacturing. The company are going through massive growth and have plans to open another factory.

Your new role
As a Continuous Improvement Manager, you will be involved in driving continuous improvement throughout the factory, including shop floor production, facilities and office areas, through the deployment of structured continuous improvement activities to maximise operational effectiveness and efficiencies through the development of people, process and systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Evaluate, utilise, deploy and embed a range of continuous and lean manufacturing techniques to deliver best in class operational excellence.
  • Promote and drive a continuous improvement culture throughout all areas of the business
  • Support the Operations Manager with the design and facilitation of root cause problem solving methodologies and CI workshops
  • Responsible for identifying the performance and speeds of lines with the aim of maximising line efficiency through the use of CI methods including the use of tools such as work study, process / task mapping, 5S etc;
  • To develop a data management network of KPI performance to support the site operational team and ensure validation with site financial performance;
  • Use and implement root cause problem solving methodology and capability within the factory to ensure minimum downtime and maximum efficiency;
  • Maintain your knowledge of the latest developments in CI, best practice and undertake any other duties as may be required as part of an inter dependant and cross functional team.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment using lean / CI tools such as six sigma, 5S, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping etc.
  • Change management experience, challenging teams and individuals at all levels to drive performances and Continuous Improvement
  • Ideally possess relevant qualification within continuous improvement

What you'll get in return
  • Competitive salary
  • parking
  • paid annual leave
  • pension

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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