Continuous Improvement Leader

Taunton £ 38,000 - £ 50,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013395

Due to continued investment a manufacturer of precision components has a new vacancy for a Continuous Improvement Leader. Candidates will be tasked with driving a continuous improvement philosophy while working hands on applying lean manufacturing tools and applicants are sought with experience working in a complex manufacturing environment.

Commutable from: Commutable from: Crewkerne, Taunton, Yeovil, Exeter, Weymouth, Bridgwater, Dorchester.

Salary: £ 38,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + pension + excellent benefits.

Suitable For: CI Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, Continuous Improvement Director, CI Director, Business Improvement Director, Business Improvement Manager, CI Engineer, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Business Improvement Engineer.

The Role

You will be responsible for delivering sustainable improvements in key areas of the business, offering timely and effective engineering support focusing on improvement projects and supporting the business in key areas.

You will drive continuous improvement across the business resulting in cost reduction, minimizing scrap, improving on-time delivery and maximising productivity. You will be responsible for identifying, planning and implementing improvements and cost effective solutions across the company

Key responsibilities:

Driving / initiating / facilitating change programmes / business improvements in the business
Focussed Improvement Projects
Coaching & guiding leaders in lean methodologies/techniques and ways to improve their results
Leading & driving complex quality resolution programmes
Supporting the business in leading Major Investment Change Projects
Coordinating project improvements, focussed programmes through ideas generation

The Person

With a proven background in business / continuous improvement you will be well practiced in driving continuous improvement, have six sigma training and a good understanding of complex manufacturing and preferably heavy engineering. With strong influencing skills you will be analytical and be able to work on your own initiative with the ability to build strong relationships.

An effective time manager you will have the ability to multi-task, be able to forge strong relationships with colleagues and have strong influencing skills.

For more information send a CV to James Charlett.
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