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£250 per day + Expenses

UK wide remit

Join one of the UK’s key suppliers to the NHS and one of the most high-profile teams committed to fighting COVID-19 in the UK.  We seek a flexible and highly motivated Lean / Continuous Improvement professional to join our client during this critical time.  Initially, you will work on a three-month fixed term contract (potentially extendable or offered permanently) driving lean initiatives, conducting extensive value stream mapping and facilitating workshops from your home location and on-site (UK wide).

Continuous Improvement Manager / Lean Expert essential criteria:  

  • Lean / Continuous Improvement experience
  • Any industry considered – you must have driven lean initiatives with colleagues on a hands-on basis 
  • Experience of Possess Mapping / Value Stream Mapping (VSM) 
  • Experience in facilitating lean workshops
  • Experience of writing standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Travel flexibility - UK wide remit; home working and working on sites across the UK 
  • Ideally, candidates will be based in the Midlands or North of England

Candidates will be available immediately or be able to commence employment within one week’s notice.  This is a highly important assignment with specific criteria appropriate to the position, therefore we respectfully request applicants only apply if they demonstrate all of the criteria listed above.   

Please apply online, should we feel you are suitable we will contact you within one working day to arrange a comprehensive first stage interview via Zoom or Teams.  Dan Sculthorp (Director, OPEX Selection) will assess your experience and competencies for the assignment, including process mapping / VSM and facilitating lean workshops.    

Should this opportunity not be of interest or suitable to you, but you can recommend someone, please get in touch in complete confidence.  We will pay you a bonus of £300 in retail vouchers (of your choice) on the day your referral starts employment. 

OPEX Selection Ltd is a specialist in recruiting ’Improvement Champions’; Lean, Six Sigma and Operational Excellence professionals on a permanent and interim basis across the UK and worldwide.

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