Title Continuous Improvement Manager
Categories Manufacturing
Location Derbyshire
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Continuous Improvement Manager – Derbyshire

An exciting opportunity to join an expanding National Company at their Derbyshire based site as Continuous Improvement Manager reporting to the Operations Manager. You will be responsible for the planning, facilitation and completion of Continuous Improvement Projects to enhance operational effectiveness and support the strategic cost reduction objectives of the company.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in problem identification and data analysis resulting in the delivery of results through project implementation, in areas including productivity improvement, downtime reduction, waste reduction and set up times reduction.

You will have the ability to lead, coach, train and mentor teams in the use of Six Sigma / Modern Manufacturing tools and processes whilst working with Department Manager’s and business teams to create a culture which supports process management and continuous improvement

You will have Continuous Improvement experience, ideally gained within a manufacturing environment preferable FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, and Plastics etc and have demonstrable experience of their ability to influence and motivate others to achieve continuous improvement results.

You will have proven ability to manage and monitor multiple projects and strong analytical skills.  Additionally you must be an effective team player with a positive and flexible approach and the ability to use your own initiative.

You will need excellent communication skills to enable you to gain the “buy in” from all departments to ensure the success of projects. Production experience is an advantage.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following key skills:


  • Experience of leading projects using Six Sigma / Modern Manufacturing Tools and Process
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • The ability to set targets and manage performance to achieve these results
  • Problem solving ability
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Numerate
  • Strong administration skills




Job Type Permanent
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