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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Head Of Continuous Improvemet

Ripon, HG4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum car allowance & competitive package

Elevation Engineering and Manufacturing are working with a market leading, global Manufacturing business on a Head of Continuous Improvement vacancy that will shape both the CI Strategy and the growth/development of the CI function moving forward.

Reporting into senior leadership, you will be able to demonstrate a range of tools and techniques to influence strategy, delivery and development of others. Primarily, you will be utilising a range of CI Methodology, project and programme management to deliver significant upcoming projects & cultural changes as well as the sites longer term vision.

Head of Continuous Improvement Duties and Responsibilities Include:

* Drive process optimisation and business management cross functionally
* Develop and implement a CI Strategy, working with relevant internal management teams utilising Lean & six sigma methodology
* Share knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks to deliver solutions
* Support the site in realising capacity potential to drive output through 2023 and beyond
* Lead and develop all CI activities in an attempt to improve performance.
* Plan and run Kaizen events regularly
* Define and deliver large capex projects and initiatives tied to annual strategic priorities
* Manage CI tasks, looking at any opportunities for CI initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Root cause analysis, Value stream mapping and more
* Ensure all employees have an understanding of SOP's, Quality standards and health and safety requirements
* Continue to drive operational excellence cross functionally using a range of tools & techniques to deliver key projects effectively in a timely manner

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Evidence of extensive project delivery, cultural change and site wide operational excellence within a manufacturing environment
* Knowledge and evidence of running Kaizen events and CI activities in a manufacturing/engineering environment
* Dedicated to working to a high quality standard in line with internal and external customers and contacts
* Degree, HNC, HND or equivalent in a relevant engineering, manufacturing or business improvement field (preferred) or demonstrable hands on delivery
* Lean practitioner or 6 Sigma (Black Belt) is desirable

Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with engineering, technical and operational positions in Yorkshire and the surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this position please send in your application directly. Jack Heffren is available on (phone number removed) for further enquiries
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