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Continuous Improvement Leader

D R Newitt && Associates

Great Massingham


£60000 - £65000/annum


Posted: 03/08/2022

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Paying up to £65,000.

Looking to speak with Six Sigma qualified C.I Experts that have experience in the following manufacturing sectors FMCG, Food & Drink Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive (Tier 1), Aerospace and Medical Devices.

Reporting to the Group CI Manager, the role is a mixture of designing and delivering a C.I Strategy and Coaching for an International manufacturing business.

This is a fast-paced manufacturing site that has a headcount of circa 400 people.

It has gone through significant investment and has growth plans for the next 3 – 5 years.

You will not be micro-managed and business is fully committed to change.

There is potential to work 1 day per week at home.


* Provide strategy development for the Manufacturing Unit.

* Partner the Site Lead. to identify and develop productivity ideas generation and delivery.

* Help build a strong foundation within the teams aligned to TPM (Total Productive Maintenance). This role will provide hands on guidance and support to all the IL6S pillars laterally with particular focus on developing Autonomous Maintenance (AM) and Preventive Maintenance (PM).

* Provide guidance to the teams to develop and engage their behaviours in the move towards High Performing Team ways of working.

* Use Black Belt problem solving skills to manage multiple projects to target higher efficiency and reduced cost.

* Operate as ‘coach’ to CI programmes assisting candidates in understanding content and supporting sponsors in advancing people through programme.

* Roll-out as required training programs for SMED, Kaizen A3 and standard work methodologies and in conjunction with Department leadership team engage the team to effectively utilise and sustain those methodologies.

The Candidate:

* Ideally have Six Sigma qualification (Black Belt, Green Belt).

* Should have experience in designing and deploying a lean strategy in the following manufacturing sectors, FMCG ,Food & Drink Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive (Tier 1), Aerospace or Medical Devices.

* Good coaching skills.

* TPM knowledge is desirable.

* Demonstrate resilience.

* Extensive experience in successful application of Lean and 6 sigma techniques, Kaizen SMED and A3

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