Lean Manager - Global food mfg - fast career progression

Location: Buckinghamshire, England Salary: £6000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Sector: Food and FMCG Type: Permanent

A truly global food manufacturing business is presenting the opportunity for a new Lean Manager to join their Buckinghamshire site. As a clear market leader this is a company that not only is well established with over 3500 employees in 14 countries globally it also continues to innovate. Most importantly though this is a business with a rich legacy in the "power of the people" with an unusually dedicated workforce due to the culture they foster.

As Lean Manager you will be responsible for the management of equipment, resources, teams, committees, and any other necessary tools to execute business improvement activities. Some of the objectives of the role will include to:

- Identify business improvement projects as part of the CI team, for the year ahead and measures to validate project results.

- Assist with and support the site in implementing cost optimisation tools, including but not limited to TPM, 8 Wastes, 5S, Kaizen, Quick Changeover etc.

- Facilitate improvement workshops and coach teams to drive the methodology across site.

Interested? We are looking for some of the best Lean Managers in the manufacturing industry. Ideally you should come from either a Food, Pharmaceutical or Automotive background. You should be Six Sigma accredited- at least to green belt level. You should also have experience of facilitating and leading improvement projects (using a DMAIC approach). You also need to show that you are ready to progress your career as they are looking for this role to step up into a promotion after around 18 months.

On offer for the role is a starting salary of circa £60,000 but this is very much flexible and dependant on the successful candidates skills and experience as they are keen to secure the right person.

This is an urgent role with shortlisting occurring now so if you would like to be considered please apply online to Brooke Hopcroft at Huxley Engineering ASAP in order to avoid disappointment.


This role is commutable from: Aylesbury, Thame, Kingsey, Stone, Buckinghamshire.

This role could be suitable for, but is not limited to, the following job titles: Lean Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, CI Manager, Performance Improvement Manager, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt.

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