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Continuous Improvement

  • Location

    Doncaster, South Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Continuous Improvement

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £52000 per annum + + Car

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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    Rachael Hart


The Continuous Improvement Lead will drive a step change in collective CI capability by initiating, leading and co-ordinating site wide improvement activities utilising the most appropriate lean tools and techniques. Responsibilities will include:

  • Advise on the use of appropriate lean tools

  • Coach / mentor lean improvement

  • Lead Value Stream Mapping events & coordinate teams to identify waste and improve material flow

  • Kaizen events

  • Eliminate waste and drive productivity

  • Track and report on improvement plans

  • Engage with and support the wider CI group to ensure best practice

  • Analyse and identify opportunities for efficiency improvement and waste reduction

  • Deliver projects on time and within budget

  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the employer

THE PERSON: Based out of their Birmingham site, the ideal CI Lead will have the following skills and experience;


  • 3 years in Continuous Improvement

  • Process Improvement or Industrial Engineering experience & CI experience

  • Process flow and Value Stream Mapping for material flow

  • Industrial engineering experience

  • Manufacturing background preferable automotive

  • Dynamic, self-motivated and results oriented team player able to build good working relationships and work under pressure and to deadlines

  • Proven experience in leading Lean/CI projects and events to eliminate waste

  • Process flow and value stream mapping to achieve effective synchronous material flow

  • Excellent IT skills in Word, Excel, Project & Powerpoint


  • Six Sigma Green Belt/ black belt

  • certified Lean Certification

  • experience within metal pressings / welding environment or FMCG

  • background in coaching, mentoring lean

  • Degree preferred but not essential

  • Knowledge of IATF 16949

  • Experienced in the use of AutoCAD


We are currently looking to recruit a CI Lead for our Automotive business based near Doncaster. They are looking to develop the lean and six sigma throughout the plant so this is the perfect time to join and be part of a fantastic global lean and six sigma. The long term goal to develop this department and be part of the team as this grows.