Continuous Improvement Manager

Proactive Personnel Ltd are currently recruiting an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager for our food manufacturing client based in the Shropshire region.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a CI / Lean Manager to lead a dynamic team of lean professionals in a forward thinking and focused environment.

Reporting into the Regional Lean Manager, you will be tasked with taking the site on a thorough lean journey, implementing changes proactively and ensuring continuance of processes.

There is a significant amount of changes and processes to implement, so this role is certainly not for the faint hearted!

You will need to be an extrovert and comfortable pushing and influencing the Senior Leadership Team on your journey.

This role is focused on proactive implementation and not theory so you must be comfortable following and implementing a lean roadmap.

Duties include:

  • Coach site team in the effective delivery of Lean improvement projects
  • Train site leadership and other key personnel on Lean concepts
  • Develop a thorough, effective, and timely continuous improvement plan to address the needs of the business
  • Remove barriers to deployment of the continuous improvement plan.
  • Work with site teams to update and re-prioritise the plan
  • Coach and mentor others on Lean so it becomes engrained in the site culture.
  • Develop shop floor experts capable of driving Lean in their areas.
  • Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against the site and group objectives.
  • Make recommendations, based on site experience to enhance effectiveness of Lean program in future roll-outs.
  • Raising the profile of Lean across the Business

You must have experience of hands-on  CI implementation to be successful in this role. This is not a ‘back office’ role!

£50,000 – £55,000 per annum depending on experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity where the successful candidate will be given the opportunity and the support to carry a busy, volume site on a Lean journey.

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Application ends on December 31, 2023


  • Location Ellesmere
  • Job category Manufacturing
  • Salary £55000
  • Job type Full Time, Permanent
  • Consultant Details Matt Crossfield
    01332 233 332
Job ID: 15680 Application ends on December 31, 2023

Manufacturing and Engineering