Job Vacancy

Continuous Improvement Manager

Department: Continuous Improvement
Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager
Salary: Competitive
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Hours: Mon - Fri (08:30 - 17:00)

Stateside Foods is a well-established food manufacturing business with exciting growth plans.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager who will be responsible for the overall control and management of the Continuous Improvement Programme, for waste reduction projects, cost savings and process capability improvements.

An overview of the responsibilities:

  • Drive the development of the Continuous Improvement programme to improve engagement and empowerment across the site via effective communication and employee involvement
  • Analyse production and capability data to define Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Through data analysis, advise the Senior Managers on potential initiatives and areas of focus
  • Plan, document and report on Continuous Improvement projects
  • Support and challenge the Continuous Improvement Champions in the delivery of projects
  • Monitor and measure results and progress of the programme and report as required
  • Maintain business key performance indicators (KPIs) for Continuous Improvement
  • Engage teams to help establish a Continuous Improvement culture
  • Model advanced problem-solving and Lean Leader behaviour and cultivate that behaviour across the site
  • Design, develop, and deliver site-appropriate training
  • Preparation and regular review of Standard Operating Procedures relating to own areas of responsibility
  • Deliver a culture of clear visual management throughout the business
  • Develop and maintain an auditing system to ensure that all Continuous Improvement actions are completed
  • Communicate successes and positive changes across the business
  • Develop and maintain a system to escalate issues identified by the workforce to management ensuring that consistent feedback is provided to all staff
  • Assemble and manage cross functional teams to deliver time critical improvements
  • Promote the Company Employer Brand throughout the local community and the food manufacturing industry.
  • Acting as a role model for all agreed people management practices

Successful candidates should have extensive CI experience and/or knowledge along with Six Sigma Black Belt.

Experience within food manufacturing preferred but not essential.

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Perks of the Job

Our employees enjoy many perks working for Stateside Foods. This is just a sample of the many benefits each employee has..

Gym Membership

Each employee and a household member is enrolled as a full member of the Bolton Arena gym

Employee Referral Scheme

Employees who refer a friend, family member, or anyone to Stateside Foods for a job, and they are successfully retained, could receive up to £500

Training

Providing you with a range of training to support your development