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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer
Based Bedfordshire 

Job ref:    JH /52006

Salary:    Commensurate with Experience

The Client:

Our client is a € multimillion plastics. Operating from multiple sites across the world, the business has a consistent record of investment to ensure high quality service delivery against customer needs. 

They are now looking to recruit a dynamic Continuous Improvement Engineer to execute TPM utilising best practice manufacturing, Lean and Six Sigma methods to deliver tangible and quantified bottom-line improvements to the P&L. 
This includes performing business assessment analysis, planning, facilitation, execution of kaizen events, and sustainment through new standard work practices and procedures. The CI Engineer will help drive a cultural transformation across the business by building cross functional matrix teams and driving an improvement culture.


The ideal individual will have up to 10 years’ experience focused on CI activity with the potential and ambition to move into a management role within the next few years.  
Six Sigma Green Belt or above certified or lean trained with a proven background of continuous improvement, they will be a data driven decision maker who is dynamic and detail orientated. 

Key Responsibility Areas:

⦁    Identify continuous improvement projects both independently and through the engagement of the operations organisation. 
⦁    Project manages approved Continuous Improvement programs by coordinating necessary human and operational resources and setting and implementing budgetary and timing controls to achieve chartered goals.
⦁    Manages in-house training on CI tools and methodologies and guides employees.
⦁    Leads the OEE improvement & scrap reduction teams to achieve OEE & scrap targets.
⦁    Train team members in lean & six sigma and leads the implementation.
⦁    Utilises Kaizen rapid improvement teams to resolve short term production issues as they occur.
⦁    Value stream maps all processes to identify and then eliminate waste.
⦁    Preparation of weekly reports on company activities to the Operations Director
⦁    Develops standard work on best practices and update system on identified enhancements.
⦁    Lead continuous improvement project teams for projects within plant operations.


Listgrove is more than a global recruitment partner to its clients in the plastics, packaging, recycling and chemical industries. For over 45 years, we have supported companies with professional advice and successful HR solutions. All assignments are tailored to the client's needs and delivered by expert consultants.

Why select Listgrove?

·    Established in 1975
·    Recruited in 68 countries
·    Recognised International brand
·    Exhibited around the world; in Russia, China, India, USA, Middle East, North Africa and extensively throughout Europe
·    Global network of candidates and talent data
·    Search projects completed across all functions and at all levels of seniority
·    Access to a network of offices across the world 

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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Bedfordshire, UK

Published on 12 Apr 2021

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