Operations Continuous Improvement Manager - Packaging

Location
England
Salary
Up to £40K
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
13 Jun 2019
Ref
PK6014
Contact
Hollie James
Sector
Corrugated
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PK6014

OPERATIONS CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT MANAGER (DESIGNATE GROUP OPERATION MANAGER)

SOUTH EAST (please contact me for further location details)

Up To £40K + Targeted Bonuses Based On Project Completion + Group Profit Bonus (Quarterly) + 20 Days Holiday (Rising To 25 Days) + Bank Holidays + Pension Contribution Of 3% Of Salary + Life Insurance Scheme With A Benefit Of Twice Your Annual Salary

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week

Reporting to the Group Operations Director, the successful candidate will be required to lead current, and identify future continuous improvement projects within the Operations Team. Their focus must be on improving the products currently produced, with a focus on staff development, productivity, quality, cost and safety.

The long-term target for the successful candidate will be to be promoted to Group Operations Manager and potentially Group Operations Director.


Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of three years manufacturing experience
  • Detailed knowledge and application of lean manufacturing techniques and continuous improvement tools in a previous employment is desirable
  • Education to degree level - 2:1 minimum - engineering or business management degree desirable

Main Responsibilities:

  • Initially to take overall accountability for current continuous improvement projects, new project identification, progress monitoring, tracking of results and reporting for all process projects for the site
  • The expectation is to implement common best practice and processes at the two other manufacturing sites
  • Ensure all completed continuous improvement projects are embedded and maintained
  • Coaching and mentoring of the operations team
  • Actively engage with site Operation Managers to ensure best practice implementation
  • Provide daily/weekly results to highlight improvements or areas to improve on
  • Required to feedback results to senior management on a weekly basis
  • Flexible working hours to ensure the improvements are implemented fully

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