Head of Continuous Improvement

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leeds
Salary
Car, bonus, benefits
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HEAD OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT / FOOD BUSINESS / LEEDS / Circa GBP65,000 + CAR / CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS

OUR CLIENT

Is a leading food manufacturer based in the Leeds area with an impressive portfolio of products. Being part of a large group they strive for high standards and they currently require an individual to lead the Continuous Improvement function across two manufacturing sites. To give an indication of the size of the role there will be 2 direct reports and approximately 4 indirect reports covering Continuous Improvement for a circa 600 employee, GBP80m turnover business.

THE ROLE

This role covers 2 sites each with a Continuous Improvement Manager. The business has undergone a transformation over the last few years in this area BUT there is still a long way to go to be world class. The current state of the sites shows improvements and sustained implementation of robust KPI's, Daily / Weekly reviews and Short interval control methodologies. The future state will look very different given the successful individual delivers on the strategy. This will be very focussed around coaching staff to take full control of their own CI initiatives to increase capability and ownership coupled with targeted cost savings covering waste and downtime reduction as examples. These initiatives will extend beyond just Production but will also include Engineering (TPM) and Supply Chain.

THE PERSON

You will be an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager from the manufacturing arena with experience of setting up strategies and delivering these through coaching, training and sustainability systems. You will be a good communicator who is pragmatic, commercially minded and able to implement change to empower individuals to strive for world class standards of CI.

SALARY

Circa GBP65,000 + car / car allowance + bonus