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Continuous Improvements Manager full time

Purpose of the role:

This key role is a hands on position with responsibility to delivery process innovation and continuous improvement initiatives in a high volume manufacturing area. It will play a vital role in helping to foster a culture of change through the creation and embedding of LEAN methodology, and the supporting framework, to deliver business transformation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To identify and deliver improvement activities across the business through employing process improvement methodologies and the application of innovative thinking
  • To work with key stakeholders to build a continuous improvement environment to support an ongoing programme of change
  • To lead and facilitate LEAN/process improvement based workshops to drive ideas and solutions
  • To support the delivery of better value and greater efficiency through the identification and elimination of unnecessary complexity, waste within business processes and identification of better ways of working
  • To identify trends and process variations as part of establishing a continuous improvement monitoring system
  • To assist in the development and implementation of a 'best-in-class' continuous improvement Strategy
  • To take ownership of change initiatives from evolution/efficiency identification through to project delivery via internal governance and controls
  • To work with other team members and business services departments to devise new support material based on the revised processes, to include training, reporting and systems enhancements
  • To complete post implementation reviews to ensure successful delivery has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be made for future projects Competencies
  • Minimum accredited Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, preferably Black Belt
  • Minimum 5-7 years proven continuous improvement analytical experience from a similar role, including project management

Competencies include:

  • Excellent understanding of continuous improvement concepts including Six Sigma, Lean, value stream mapping
  • Ability to set-up, facilitate and lead service improvement sessions with a range of business stakeholders (incl. Experience of process/value stream mapping)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • A 'completer-finisher' taking accountability for ideas from inception to delivery, in an environment that requires robust metrics to confirm success
  • Experience of designing or implementing a framework of continuous improvement in an organisation
  • Experience of hands-on implementation of continuous improvement programs and Lean solutions
  • Experience of designing remediation plans to address productivity and efficiency issues, and track record of following through to ensure closure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of Partners, senior managers, and subject matter experts
  • Strong analytical, project and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements

More information:

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£48,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 rules and regulations for on-site visits are provided upon entry.

Contact

Please email Marina Maytum, HR Manager a copy of your CV and covering letter. Email: m.maytum@wppg.com


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01 Dec 2021