Continuous Improvement Lead - Food Manufacturing

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Continuous Improvement Lead - Food Manufacturing

Pod Talent are currently working on a brand new position in the North West, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a global leading Food Manufacturing powerhouse as a Continuous Improvement Lead - in this role you will be responsible for the delivery of improved efficiency within the factory and continuous improvements within general operations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Identify potential performance improvements for process capability, material and ingredient capability, absolute yield and quality. Work with shift based teams and liaise with relevant support functions to ensure these plans are put in place.

* Identification and analysis of key losses based on process variation and proposing improvement solutions.

* Take the lead on root cause analysis on long term problems with main area of focus on product and process related projects

* Collect data and report on quality, absolute yield, process capability and OEE performance

* Translate and consolidate improvement potential and losses into real money and area PIP (performance improvement plans) ensuring that milestones are generated and reviewed.

* Support the transfer of new products and processes from development status to standard production

* Ability to demonstrate individual contribution for delivery of centre improvement projects.

* Benchmarking of the production teams and identification of best practice which can be shared across the teams ensuring this is in line with the site CI strategy

Key Requirements:

* Degree Level Educated in relevant field e.g. Engineering, Production etc.

* Must be experienced working in a Fast Paced Production environment

* Basic engineering understanding

* Strong CI background, experience of delivering sustainable improvement plans which have contributed to business success

* Demonstrable structured problem solving skills

* Understanding of food safety and quality management systems (QRMP/HACCP)

* Project management skills

* Lean/Six Sigma Background advantageous

Contact - Carl Costigan

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies
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