Continuous Improvement Director

Continuous Improvement Director

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894260_1515578083
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
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Job Published: January 10, 2018 09:55

Job Description

Your experience in Continuous Improvement and driving change within production / operations and knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and Master Black Belt Lead, will help you to drive Sector and Business Unit continuous improvement and performance through the Standard Operating Framework. You will provide Role Model behaviour and embed a Continuous Improvement culture through Lean, Six Sigma tools and training.

You will be working for a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment. The role can be based in Wimborne or Marlow.

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About the job:

The client requires a Continuous Improvement Lead (Lean Six Sigma and Master Black Belt Lead) to focus on Continuous Improvement of the Standard Operating Framework for the Production Systems (Operations) function across the business and support site CI teams to deliver continuous improvement strategy, building and maintaining a functional community. This job includes:

*Understanding strategic plan deployment and current state and desired future state KPIs for the business and work with BU leadership to formulate improvement plans to close the gaps
*Establish project charters for performance enhancing improvement projects and promote execution through Tactical Implementation Plans
*Maintain Production System modules and process flows
*Maintain a high level of competence among the BU resources to facilitate and deploy all elements of Standard Operating Frameworks that support improvements and problem solving via induction training material and SOF/Continuous Improvement material
*Drive the effective use of RCPS
*Support Continuous Improvement initiatives and all integration activities with functional expertise
*Actively participate with the Continuous Improvement community
*Participate and utilise A&A process to focus Continuous Improvement activities; support BU's/sites in TIP generation and execution towards A&A and kpi targets; internal and external benchmarking
*Support Operations and Supplier Management Council
*Provide Production Systems expertise to CBOS deployment

About You:

To be suitable for the Continuous Improvement Lead job, you will have proven depth of experience in driving change within Production/Operations along with SOF experience across all disciplines. You will be able to influence and solicit buy in from wide range of Sector/BU/Site stakeholders and train, mentor, and coach individuals on tool use and CI objectives.

Continuous Improvement Lead (Lean Six Sigma and Master Black Belt Lead)
Wimborne or Marlow

Keywords: CI, Continuous Improvement, Quality, Engineer, ISO 9001, AS 9100, EN9100, Lean, Six Sigma, Master Black Belt, Kazan, Coaching.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.