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Business Improvement Manager

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Leeds
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Application date: 4th Jan 2023

About Our Client
My client is a high growth/high potential manufacturer that is looking to drive improvement across its operating processes through its people.

Job Description
Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement ensuring the engagement and involvement of the entire team to deliver benefits across the balanced scorecard.
Develop and project manage a lean implementation focused on value chain and standard work and the performance management cycle
Lead and drive improvement activities across all aspects of production through Measurement, Analysis, Improvement and Control to continually improve the production process. Using a defined and standardized problem-solving methodology.
Provide tactical coaching and training of staff ensuring that they develop Lean Methodology and Continuous Improvement Techniques.
Proactive problem solving by leading and supporting root cause analysis when production issues arise.
Suggest corrective and preventative actions and ensure that these are appropriately documented and approved.
Manage variance to standard collaboratively with Ops Managers and develop counter measures.
Conduct capacity and performance studies with detailed analysis of existing production facilities, systems & processes.
Ensure the factory layout is suitable for an efficient manufacturing process.
Responsible for collecting production data, analysing performance, and determining corrective courses of action to promote safety, quality, and efficiency.
Follow up initiatives, ensuring the improvements are sustained and measured
Modify and develop processes, documenting in Standard Operating Procedures and standard work as required

The Successful Applicant
Excellent understanding of Business Improvement methodologies such as LEAN manufacturing and standard work measures
Proven track record of working as a CI/BI specialist within a manufacturing environment – experience of implementing and developing CI/Lean techniques is essential
Strategic, financial and data experience.
Leading and engaging people

What’s on Offer
Competitive salary based on experience + great benefits (pension, healthcare, bonus, up to 85% off products)
Opportunity to add value to a good business that wants to be great

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