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£40,000 - £42,000 (DOE) + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Scotland Region (mainly Central Belt)

  • Scotland Regional Continuous Improvement Manager – Large European Group 
  • Highly autonomous and key continuous improvement position, focussing on delivering lean projects utilising lean tools and coaching / mentoring skills across Scotland (mainly Central Belt) 
  • Suitable for a range of levels, including less experienced candidates progressing their careers in CI
  • Suitable for lean / continuous improvement practitioners from any manufacturing, engineering or construction sector

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is developing their lean / continuous improvement skills as a Practitioner.  You will embed a long-term culture of lean management into an organisation in the medium term of their lean journey, you will benefit from much support and training as well as Main Board sponsorship.     

An important position forming part of the integral Operational Excellence Mission within this global multibillion Euro group, the Continuous Improvement Manager will be employed within their UK organisation (revenue of approx. £100m pa).

To be considered you will demonstrate expertise / best practice and provide specialist training in the use of 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 for candidates to demonstrate experience of driving lean / continuous improvement (CI) initiatives within any demanding manufacturing, engineering or construction environment. Candidates will be of graduate calibre and ideally possess Six Sigma Green Belt certification, although this is not essential and can be a gained once started in the position.  Most importantly you will demonstrate excellent interpersonal,  communication & influencing skills and an engaging hands-on people style, coupled with genuine passion for change and enrichment of the workplace using lean / continuous improvement (CI) techniques.

Please note that travel across Scotland (mainly the Central Belt) is regular with some home / remote working.   The basic salary advertised is dependent on experience.  The total package includes a car allowance of £7,500 per annum, an annual bonus scheme and comprehensive benefits including an employer pension contribution of 7.5%.  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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