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£26,000 - £30,000 (dep. on exp.) + Bonus

UK Wide (Yorkshire Initially)

Global lean management consulting practice operating in the manufacturing sector seek an entry-level Lean Operations Consultant.

  • Fantastic career opportunity in Lean / CI Consultancy
  • Working on a National / UK wide remit (initially in Yorkshire for at least six months)
  • Development opportunity with a long-term career path
  • Educated to degree level is essential
  • Manufacturing (any sector) experience is essential (limited experience considered)
  • No prior consulting experience is required

Are you degree educated and presently working in a production / line management, manufacturing improvement or Lean / Continuous Improvement role, but craving the opportunity to release your potential and progress your career?
Maybe now is the time to experience new and challenging environments and benefit from exceptional training and mentoring in a fantastic team environment?

Our client is unique, highly reputable, profitable and expanding. They offer an opportunity to add real sustainable value to a range of manufacturing clients across the UK and worldwide.

As a market-leading global operations and productivity improvement consultancy practice, their UK operation has recently secured several high-value contract wins within the food and non-food manufacturing industry. They are therefore looking add to their innovative and dynamic team with a new Consultant on a permanent basis. 

Prior management consulting experience is not required; this is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual possessing strong problem-solving skills within FMCG manufacturing and general manufacturing environments. Interested candidates can be based anywhere across the UK as the job holder's weekly schedule will typically involve working on clients sites from Monday to Thursday and from home office on Friday.

You will advise, plan and lead major improvement projects for manufacturing clients across the UK. As Lean Consultant / Facilitator, you will lead your client's team in changing methodologies and approaches and then coach and mentor to apply these newly developed principles. You will benefit from a comprehensive development plan; including training of formal company operating principles to generate rapid and sustainable returns and efficiencies.

To be considered, you will be degree educated (or higher), ideally in Engineering or Production / Manufacturing Management. You will be highly driven and self-motivated, demonstrating excellent communication skills and an engaging interpersonal style. You will ideally possess production / manufacturing line management experience gained within a demanding manufacturing environment. Some exposure to continuous improvement (CI) or lean initiatives is advantageous.

Exceptional career prospects, realistic high earnings potential and the option to work on short or long-term international assignments exist for ambitious candidates.

This appointment is exclusively managed by OPEX Selection. 

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