Continuous Improvement Coordinator – Glasgow Area - £ Competitive
Would you like to join an iconic drinks brand? What about the chance to get access to first-class training and development and the opportunity to contribute to a blank canvass CI environment? How about the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s best and help kickstart a career in manufacturing based Continuous Improvement? Interested? If so, read on…
We are looking for a Continuous Improvement professional to join us in our journey of the implementation and delivery of our 5 year plan towards manufacturing excellence. You will play a key role in supporting a clear vision on streamlining work and reducing waste for years to come. Working under the leadership and direction of the Continuous Improvement manager, you will provide and promote projects relating to continuous improvement and lean manufacturing in an FMCG context. A key part of this role is to influence positive change and ensure training and development of the existing tools, techniques and methodologies are sustainable on an ongoing basis for the site.
What the day to day could look like:
- Proactively support the improvement of our Safety and Quality culture, leading by example in the delivery of our number 1 and 2 priorities within the business.
- Provide support for ongoing CI initiatives that look well into the future- this will include leading and sponsoring focussed improvement projects as well as supporting situational problem solving on a daily basis with the shop floor teams, striving to achieve root cause and putting in place ‘100 year fixes’.
- Ensuring all activities are performed cross functionally to maximize engagement.
- Extending employee engagement through supporting the TRACCS that are actively running, aiding and coaching the teams to deliver their action plans and roadmaps on time.
- Building motivation and ownership through tiered accountability ranging from Short Interval Control, through Tier 1 to the Daily Operations Review.
- Support the delivery of training courses across multi-levels of the organization from Technical Operator to Production Manager Level, in line with the improvement roadmap working with the CI Manager and external providers.
- Using data to drive decision making and prioritization, actively seek out improvement opportunities within the workplace and build into the Brilliance in the Making roadmap.
- Driving root cause problem solving to be embedded into the business-as-usual culture.
- Working collaboratively with the Technical Training Facilitators to support in the roll out and delivery of SOP training and validation, ensuring any improvements made are captured.
Are you who we’re looking for?
- You have a professional qualification, or equivalent proven experience in a continuous improvement discipline, with proven knowledge and experience of the application of continuous improvement systems, standards and tools and how to execute and monitor these.
- You have experience of working within a complex high speed production environment.
- You have excellent knowledge of QSE standards ideally within a food and drink or FMCG
- manufacturing environment.
- You possess a high level of coaching expertise and influencing skills to help drive improvement and growth through culture, learning and experience, challenging at the appropriate times.
- You have a working knowledge of quality systems such as ISO9001, ISO14001, BS25999.
- You would describe yourself as having strong IT skills.
- You are disciplined with high standards and a natural flair for organization, administration and attention to detail.
- You will adopt a tenacious approach to uncovering root causes of problems and will use creativity, innovation and an analytical approach to exhaust all options until a satisfactory solution is found.
- You are driven to deliver the best, personally and for the business.
- You consistently are able to engage effectively at all levels, with gravitas and a flexible communication style which can be adapted to suit the audience.
- You are able to construct an engaging business case/argument and vary approach and content to motivate, persuade and challenge.
Interested? If so, get in touch with Bora Kesal at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07506374371.
HRC is an equal opportunity employer and all applications will be treated as such.