Role details

UK Operations Excellence Manager

Leicestershire   •   £55,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Rolling out operations excellence across UK manufacturing sites
  • Lead a business transformation project nationally

About Our Client

My client, operating within the general manufacturing sector, is a major UK PLC employing circa 20,000 employees. With sites across the UK, this national role will be based within a specialist division and will be the lead on a drive of business transformation. With a customer base touching several thousand, this is a business critical role and one which will give the incumbent significant career opportunities.

Job Description

You will develop, deliver and support project initiatives in line with best practice whilst taking in to consideration the differing cultures and structures which will exist from site to site. Your success will also be measured by the continued coaching and development of people across all levels of the business in line with best practices.

Key duties include:

Responsible for deploying Lean Manufacturing on site
Accelerate Continuous Improvement, accountability and empowerment
Advance the site's 5S Program
Create and encourage an engaging environment that drives a continuous improvement and high performing team
Raise the capability of your team to focus on stabilising, standardising and improving processes, quality and efficiency's
Empower your team, aligning mind set and behaviours to the business expectations
Ensure the appropriate performance indicators and review mechanisms are in place to drive departmental performance

The Successful Applicant

An Ideal Candidate will have:

An engineering/manufacturing background
Extensive lean/CI experience
Engineering/manufacturing degree education or something similar
Demonstrable turnaround experience
Multi-site responsibility
Extensive Project management experience (ideally Prince 2)

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and package

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