Continuous Improvement Lead – company name – Herefordshire

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Continuous Improvement Lead – Job Summary:

We’re supporting our client, a leading manufacturer based in Ledbury, who are looking for a Continuous Improvement Lead to join their growing team. The successful Continuous Improvement Lead will have previous experience within the manufacturing industry.

Salary: £40,000 – £42,000

Benefits: To be discussed at interview

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Ledbury

Job Start date: ASAP


* Responsible for site CI Savings, in-line with Business Unit targets

* Lead CI projects across all areas of the site

* Coach CI project owners to deliver projects on time and in full

* Manage the reporting of CI projects and savings

* Drive implementation of best practice across site

* Ensure project sustainability

* Identify and define projects which are aligned to the main priorities of the Ledbury site and Business Unit provide support and facilitate the selection of projects

* Drive progress of improvement activities across the site – manage and monitor project milestones / benefits to ensure targets are achieved / challenge the team to identify new opportunities

* Coach CI project owners and sponsors – lead site CI training activities / facilitate CI events and Kaizen workshops / complete project reviews with owners and sponsors / use appropriate CI methodology

* Work closely with Plant Senior management Team to develop and implement CI action plans – challenge managers in the principles of CI to identify step change breakthrough projects / create and support cross-functional teams to drive sustainable improvements

About You:

* Degree / HND level qualification in Engineering or Business preferred

* Manufacturing background essential

* Lean or Six Sigma certification highly desirable

* Proven Leadership skills essential

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your full CV – or call us now. Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

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