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UK Wide




Leisure & Hospitality

Job Type


£60,000 - £65,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

S. Midlands / M4 with National (UK) Remit

  • Significant traction and highly sponsored Lean / Operational Excellence Programme
  • Well known large growing retail / leisure organisation with c. 600 outlets across the UK
  • Joining a small and inspirational team with ownership of individual workstreams
  • Highly customer centric / business acumen focussed Lean Expert required
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement and progression
  • Nationwide remit / travel with weekly travel to head office in South Midlands / M4 Corridor   

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lean / CI Specialist presently progressing their career in any fast-moving customer focussed sector.

Joining an innovative team you will benefit from Main Board level support for the Operational Excellence Programme.  You will be tasked with scoping end to end initiatives to drive productivity and improve standards for customers.  You will have responsibility for the identification, delivery and benefits realisation of an annual productivity saving across the UK network by focussing on driving continuous improvement and operational excellence, ensuring optimal processes to drive efficiency, effectiveness and customer satisfaction.

Candidates from any sector are invited to apply, experience of any of the following sectors are of great interest; retail, wholesale, leisure, hotels, restaurants, car hire, hospitality, food service and logistics.  

Candidates will be of graduate calibre and demonstrate a progressive and developing career history of lean and continuous improvement.  You will possess qualification in Lean Leadership (minimum of LCS 1C) and/or Six Sigma (minimum of Green Belt).  Experience in building senior level internal and external relationships in dynamic organisations and in influencing cross-functional teams is required, as is a business focused way of thinking and a strong hands-on, results-driven mentality combined with ability to work strategically.  Highly analytical skill set with aptitude for figures and data-driven argumentation and very good MS Excel skills are essential.

You will a passionate self-starter, decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas and demonstrate excellent communication skills.  

The basic salary is dependent on experience and in addition there is a car or car allowance, bonus and excellent benefits.  Please note, there is a need to travel in this role and therefore flexibility and willingness to work away from home is required. 

This is an urgent appointment, managed exclusively by OPEX Selection.  Should you feel your skills and experience are well suited please apply online or for further information contact Dan Sculthorp, Director ‘OPEX Selection’. 

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