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£75,000 - £85,000 (dep. on exp.) + Bonus (c. 25%) + Benefits

Remote Working / Flexible UK Location

  • Highly dynamic and profitable SME services organisation, presently at an exciting junction of their ambitious growth strategy
  • Reporting to the CEO, this position will drive the company continuous improvement / lean programme
  • Lean Management experience and Six Sigma Black Belt (ideally Master Black Belt) certification is required
  • Long-term career development opportunity / career progression available
  • Our client is highly committed to the CI programme

Maybe you are part of a successful internal lean / continuous improvement project team, operating at or towards senior management level and looking for ‘that career-defining opportunity’ to take full autonomy and drive a programme yourself?

or..... maybe you have excelled in Lean Consulting, having worked in many demanding environments and, having accelerated your career you are now interested in the right return to industry?

My client is looking to develop a 'Lean Thinker’ who is not quite the finished article.  They seek someone inspired by an ambitious vision and belief who can drive the ‘WHY?’ throughout highly driven teams and Stakeholders embedding a true culture of process improvement across the organisation.  You will demonstrate both exceptional leadership and communication skills, managing a small team of lean deployment experts and having dotted line responsibilities for several functional managers.  

You will have extensive Value Stream Mapping experience having worked in any demanding sector, alongside proven experience within the service sector.  You will be a Six Sigma Black Belt (Master Black Belt certification is highly desirable, but is not essential) and you will know what ‘best in class’ looks like, having successfully driven lean / continuous improvement projects.

Our client is highly committed to the recruitment process and the major stakeholders appreciate the value of true operational excellence / process improvement. This position will offer the right candidate an exciting, fresh long-term career opportunity.

OPEX Selection have been exclusively retained to recruit this key individual for our client. Should you feel your skills and experience are well suited, please apply or for further information contact Dan Sculthorp, Director at ‘OPEX Selection’. Should you be able to recommend someone for this job please contact us in complete confidence; should we place the referral we will pay you a bonus of GBP £300 in retail vouchers (of your choice) on their start date.