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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Continuous Improvement Manager

Mid Glamorgan, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £36000 - £43000/annum to be discussed at interview

Job Overview: We have been tasked by our client to seek a technical Continuous Improvement Manager with extensive experience within Lean and Continuous Improvement manufacturing.

Job Purpose:

* As a Technical C.I. Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management, co-ordination and execution of the companies continuous improvement strategy.

Nature and Scope of Position:

* Engagement through all business functions to deliver measurable cost savings through technical innovation, process optimisation and energy reduction.

Main Responsibilities:

* Development and ownership of site Continuous Improvement and cost reduction strategy

* Preparation of capital justification proposals for submission to Site, Cluster and Group level.

* Development of detailed project maps to include critical timing.

* Technical/C.I. project delivery; on time, within budget

* Ownership of site CI tracker to monitor progress and track cost savings against predetermined financial targets

* Coordination of data within Daily management / SAP systems to communicate progress and benchmark against other sites within the Group

* Deliver progress reports and best practice sharing within the Group


* Possess an engineering or technical HND / degree or equivalent

* Demonstrate strong hands-on leadership through engagement at all levels of the organisation

* Ensure that all proposals are investigated thoroughly and financially justified

* Good experience with LEAN tools ie 5S, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, 6 sigma etc

* Support, motivate and develop team and individual engagement by effective coaching, facilitations and training

* Develop methods of maximising use of MES/ERP/Power BI management systems.

* Work closely with Finance and Operations departments to realise CI initiatives and project delivery, ensure seamless transition across the organisation.

* Support technical personnel development throughout the operation to ensure business longevity.

* Have a flexible approach to working

* Demonstrate the drive and ambition to further develop within the organisation.

Working Hours:

* Full time day pattern (39 hours 08:00 -16:30 Monday to Thursday, 08:00 - 15:30 Friday)

Key Words: “Technical Project Manager”, “Project Manager”, “CI Engineer”, “Continuous Improvements Engineer”, “Continuous Improvement”, “Lean Manufacturing”, “Manufacturing”, “Plastics”, “Injection Moulding”, “Plastic Packaging”, “Kaizen”, “5s”, “6 sigma”, “Value stream Mapping”

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport

Sierra 57 Consult -

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist - Plastics & Packaging

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