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  • Location:

    Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Seb Taylor

  • Contact email:

    seb.taylor@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14061_1617107342

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-29

Tile: Continuous Improvement Lead

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Are you keen to work for an innovative & disruptive FMCG business who are going through an exciting time of growth and change? Can you thrive in a dynamic & rewarding role where you will take the lead driving new Continuous Improvement Initiatives? Are you keen to lead multiple projects & drive step change in an organisation? If so, then this role could be for you!

I am looking for a dynamic & highly motivated Continuous Improvement Lead to deliver 'best in class' processes for the customer fulfillment/Order to cash department whilst instilling a culture of continuous improvement. You will be responsible for utilising data driven techniques & process improvement to effectively deliver change & improvement in O2C process.

What you'll be doing:

  • Create & manage the continuous improvement roadmap, defining key areas of opportunities & leading process improvements
  • Review & identify through value stream mapping areas of waste & streamline processes.
  • Create a workstream of opportunities, using data driven techniques to improve the order to cash process.
  • Support with new regions implementation, setting 'best practice' in place whilst also aiding with go live.
  • Support with the upskilling & training of the wider team in Continuous improvement techniques & methodologies e.g. Lean, Kaizen, 5S

The ideal candidate will be;

  • 3-5 + years' experience working in a similar role in driving continuous improvement projects
  • Previous roles may include: Customer Service Manager, O2C Manager, CI Project Manager, Continuous Improvement Lead/Manager
  • Highly Analytical individual with excellent experience across ERP systems & Excel
  • Degree Educated with a qualification or Deep Understanding in Lean Methodologies; Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma
  • Excellent experience in identifying & driving change from inception through to implementation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership & influencing skills
  • A passionate & driven individual who has the ability to understand complex operations and enthusiasm to drive change.

    This is a fantastic & rewarding role, where you will be able to define & drive the Continuous Improvement agenda with a growing business with a fantastic culture! If this sounds like you why apply today! Or reach out to Seb Taylor at Pod Talent.

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