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Operational Excellence Lead

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Competitive
Application date: 8th Nov 2023

About Our Client
Michael Page Manufacturing are working in partnership with a Global Manufacturing Business that are looking for a Operational Excellence Lead to join their business based in Derbyshire. This is a new role added to the structure to support the General Manager on a site transformation

Our customer is operating in a market that is highly resilient and proving a source of growth and investment. This growing business located in Derbyshire is looking to drive plant efficiency’s following heavy investment and sales growth and they are offering a great opportunity for a Operational Excellence Lead to make a positive difference

Job Description
The Operational Excellence Lead will oversee a plant optimisation strategy, create data streams in which to make positive change decision and be focused on creating a culture that embraces change. they will also:

Lead efforts to identify, assess, and optimise critical business processes across various departments within the company.
Develop and implement strategies to streamline work flows, reduce waste, and enhance overall operational efficiency.
Drive a culture of operational excellence throughout the organisation by establishing and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and improve performance.
Provide regular reports and insights to senior management.
Establish data-driven insights to identify trends, areas for improvement, and opportunities for change
Collaborate with HR to develop workforce plans that align with the company’s strategic objectives.
Implement change management strategies to ensure smooth transitions during process improvements and organisational changes.
Effectively communicate changes to all stakeholders and manage resistance effectively.

The Successful Applicant
The successful applicant will have:

Degree in an Engineering/Technical Discipline, or a related field would be advantageous
IOSH/NEBOSH qualification would be advantageous
Proven experience in business process improvement, operational excellence, and people development, ideally within the defence or aerospace industry but not essential
Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and leverage data to make informed decisions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead cross-functional teams effectively.
Lean Six Sigma or similar certifications are highly desirable.

What’s on Offer
Competitive salary and a platform to create a wider role with in this growing organisation

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