Continuous Improvement Manager

Permanent for based in Hertfordshire

Job Description

Continuous Improvement Manager

£50,000 – £55,000


gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a CI Manager to work at their facility based near Hertfordshire.

Performance Objectives

  • Use operating excellence to help identify and implement improvement opportunities, and to assure compliance with corporate expectations.
  • Liaison with the business unit and other plants to bring technology and best practices to the location.
  • Actively support operations by defining and implementing a continuous improvement system
  • Lead, teach and execute complex continuous improvement projects
  • Facilitate, educate and document improvement problem solving workshops.
  • Drive systems and process improvements
  • Interfacing with other parts of the global business to develop systems that are well synchronized.
  • Lead the development of synchronous planning and scheduling.
  • Participation in the global continuous improvement network.
  • Ensure that work is conducted in a safe environment according to safe practices – report deviation from H&S good practice immediately.
  • Maintain a culture that develops inclusion and diversity and ensure communication takes place regularly at all levels
  • Preserve a close and collaborative relationship with The Management Team and Line Managers with regards to any change concepts

Person Specification

  • BA in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited university.
  • Certified Lean and Six Sigma practitioner (Black Belt ), trainer and mentor
  • Proven experience in leading and implementing Lean in a manufacturing/engineering corporate environment
  • Management experience.
  • Capable of mentoring and leading a team through Operational excellence
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements relating to manufacturing
  • Manufacturing experience in a low volume environment.
  • Understanding of continuous Improvements tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Lean, Kaizen and 5S
  • Strong understanding of Change Management.


  • Quality/H&S Experience
  • Experience Aircraft Industry
  • Project Management
  • Knowledge of Inspection procedures & standards
  • Knowledge of lean six sigma


Please send your CV and call Charlotte at gap technical on 01925 406 525

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