JOB TITLE: Continuous Improvement Support Manager


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Flint
Job Reference : 12851CJ Job Category : Manufacturing and Production
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/02/2017
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pen, Health, Bon
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client have created the position of Continuous Improvement Support Manager to report into a newly appointed World Class Manufacturing Manager to help successfully role out a LEAN program that has been awarded almost 7million pounds of investment for this year. You will have the opportunity to learn and develop under a LEAN 6 Sigma Master Black Belt Manufacturing Manager who has a strong record of coaching and mentoring those with the right attitude top help reach their career goals.


Job Description

Continuous Improvement Support Manager
Paying £35k-£40k
Excellent benefits package
UK Top Employer 2014, 2015, 2016
Based in Flint, North Wales

The Opportunity
Our client have created the position of Continuous Improvement Support Manager to report into a newly appointed World Class Manufacturing Manager to help successfully role out a LEAN program that has been awarded almost 7million pounds of investment for this year. You will have the opportunity to learn and develop under a LEAN 6 Sigma Master Black Belt Manufacturing Manager who has a strong record of coaching and mentoring those with the right attitude top help reach their career goals. The client are having a huge push on LEAN objectives and with the recent investment, you will have the opportunity to really make a mark on the department.

The Culture
Our client are proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings for a fourth year running. The Top Employers Institute, recognises leading employers around the world that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices. The Top Employers Institute assessed  employee offerings on the following criteria: On-Boarding, Learning & Development, Leadership Development, Compensation & Benefits and Culture. Their attitude to their employees remains a key reason as to why over 50% of their staff have over 10 years' service and over 90% of employees feel valued and consider the company to be a pleasant and friendly place to work. So stop putting up with being undervalued and join us! You'll be really keen to learn and develop and demonstrate your knowledge of CI and Lean ideology within a business that seeks to become a world class manufacturing environment.

The Role
As a Continuous Improvement Support Manager you will support a World Class Manufacturing Manager in the successful roll out of the LEAN Program to all departments which at present don't fully utilise this ideology. You'll likely have a Yellow or Green belt in Lean Six Sigma from a manufacturing environment.

The Responsibilities
The Continuous Improvement Support Manager will be responsible for:

*Reporting weekly factory LEAN OGSM's (Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures)
*OEE
*5S
*Factory Recorded Waste
*Train and educate staff working on LEAN processes
*Direct and implement project facilitation with administration and management
*Establish and conduct LEAN progress reviews on a monthly basis
*Ensure constant application of LEAN standards, procedures and policies
*Execute tracking action plans, analyse LEAN objectives and oversee progress
*Coordinate follow up meetings post LEAN events to ensure work is completed and improvements are updated and controlled
*Work with finance to update LEAN spend, forecast and track LEAN savings by site and overall

The Candidate
The ideal Continuous Improvement Support Manager will have

*Knowledge of Lean methods (related practices and procedures), principles and practices of continuous improvement
*Experience in factory or office based LEAN tools (Workplace Organisation, LEAN 6 Sigma Yellow/Green belt, Process Mapping)

The Hours of Work
40 hrs a week
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

The Package
Paying £35k-£40k
Pension
Company Bonus
28 days holiday
Health Insurance
Death in Service

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirments.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.



Job Keywords

CI, continuous improvement manager, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, wcm manager, lean, world class manufacturing, TPM, lean sigma, six sigma, green belt, yellow belt, manufacturing, production, fmcg, medical,



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Manufacturing and Production recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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