A vacancy has arisen for a Continuous Improvement Manager to lead the UK team. The purpose of this role is to facilitate the use of lean and continuous improvement techniques to remove waste and increase efficiency in our site processes and to ensure the site logistical service efficiency meets customer requirements.
Key Responsibilities and Measurement Criteria:-
Safety & Environment – To ensure that Safety is always treated as the number one priority and that the logistics department operates in such a way as to minimise environmental impact.
Leadership – Demonstrate through action, strong leadership principles.
Communication – Carry out and maintain the effective communication requirements of the business utilising all media formats.
Operational Performance – Facilitate the application of Continuous Improvement techniques like “Practical Problem Solving” and Lean methodology to drive performance improvement. These should include; waste reduction; Machine availability improvement; Customer Experience improvement; Financial improvement through cost reduction or value creation.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Knowledge:-
Degree in process, engineering or materials subject or equivalent experience
Knowledge of the concrete roof tile manufacturing process is a bonus but not essential
Minimum of 2 years working in a manufacturing environment
Experience of using and/or implementing Continuous Improvement and Lean techniques such as 5S, problem solving, Standardized work, Visual Management etc.
Enthusiastic, Quick learner who is keen to make their mark in the manufacturing workplace
IOSH Working Safely Certificate
Training in Lean techniques
Lean Six Sigma Qualification – Black Belt
Marley Eternit places the highest priority on employee safety and employees will be expected to work safely at all times, proactively contributing to the continued improvement in health and safety performance.
Reporting into the Burton Works Manager with dotted line responsibility to the Business Improvement Manager, the Continuous Improvement Manager, will be predominantly based at the Burton site, but will be required to spend a percentage of time across the UK sites.
To apply for this position please send your CV to email@example.com post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE13 4HD.