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Reference

OPEX091818

Location

North East

Function

Improvement

Industry

Engineering

Job Type

Perm

£45,000 - £52,500 + (dep. on exp.) + Bonus + Travel + Exc. Bens

Newcastle Upon Tyne / North East England

  • Regional Lean / Continuous Improvement Expert – North East
  • Large and profitable global engineering service provider 
  • Integral appointment and highly supported at Board level
  • Inspirational leader of Lean, Six Sigma tools and culture required
  • Lean / continuous improvement experience from manufacturing / engineering preferred
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification is highly desirable, but not essential
  • Urgent permanent Lean Job as of 21 September 2018 with high client commitment

This is a unique opportunity for a talented lean / continuous improvement specialist with experience of deploying lean tools and methodologies and extensive employee involvement across their sites throughout the North East of England.  

The Regional Continuous Improvement Manager will be employed within their UK organisation and you can be based anywhere in the North East of England.  The role offers the opportunity to support and embed a long-term culture of lean management into an organisation at the beginning of their lean journey and benefits from full Main Board sponsorship and support.  Please note that this is a highly autonomous role, working on multiple sites and therefore requires a high level of self-motivation.       

The job holder will demonstrate expertise / best practice in coaching and mentoring lean / continuous improvement tools and techniques.  Working with the management teams to positively encourage the deployment of trained resources to work on planned and approved projects.

It is essential that you demonstrate experience of driving lean / continuous improvement (CI) projects and initiatives within any demanding environment as a dedicated practitioner.  Candidates possessing Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification is desirable, but it is not essential.

As an inspiring leader of change you will demonstrate energy, excellent communication and influencing skills and an engaging hands-on people management style, coupled with genuine passion for change and enrichment of the work place using lean / continuous improvement (CI) techniques.  A willingness to travel in the North East is also required. 

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