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Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Title

Continuous Improvement Manager

Industry SectorConstruction, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Project Management, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted05 February 2019

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Single site role / Monday - Friday / Very competitive salary / Excellent holiday allowance

Your new company
Our client is one of the market leading Supply Chain & Logistics provider in the UK and Ireland. They currently employee over 15,000 members of staff across 180+ sites with an very good reputation for looking after their employees.

Your new role
Due to recent growth, our client is looking to recruit an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join the Construction team based at their Leicestershire site.

Key responsibilities for this role include:
  • Provide management, expertise, collation and guidance on all Continuous Improvement projects and activities.
  • To manage the Continuous Improvement projects for all designated operations in order to provide broader business benefit and a centralised focus.
  • Assist with Continuous Improvement proposals, coordinate and monitor progress. Utilise Value Stream Mapping and coordinate with Operations/Contracts Managers to establish process Improvements.
  • Liaise with the site General Manager and Senior Management team to identify and achieve pre-determined target savings for the site through Value Stream Mapping and other activities.
  • Capture and co-ordinate all current Continuous Improvement projects and establish a reporting method for these projects.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Will have experience of working at a similar level and have knowledge of LEAN and process improvement tools and techniques (e.g Six Sigma)
  • MS proficient (e.g Excel, PPT, Word, Minitab)
  • Project Management tools & techniques
  • Proven practical application and development of Quality / Lean tools in a retail or construction environment ideally
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of managing change in a challenging environment
  • You must be able to demonstrate senior management supply chain experience in a high-volume operation or in an extensive multi-site contract preferably with a leading retailer / distributor
  • You will be process orientated, with a track record of implementing process improvements and controls within a supply chain environment
  • You will have experience of working closely with clients and developing effective working relationships
  • Experience of managing suppliers effectively
  • You must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, to optimise site performance
  • You must be flexible in terms of travelling to other sites in the network where required

What you'll get in return
You will get the opportunity to work for a market leading company who provide significant opportunities and career progression across the company for their employees. The salary for this role is very competitive along with 25 days (+ 8 Bank Holidays) with the option to also purchase up to an additional 5 days. This is a single site role with Monday - Friday traditional working hours.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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