Regional Operational Excellence Manager

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
17 Nov 2016
Closes
15 Dec 2016
Ref
DT0659
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Manpower is partnering with a leading coatings manufacturer in their search for a Regional Operational Excellence Manager. Primarily covering their West Midlands production facilities, the Regional OpEx Manager will play a key role in delivering the company's improvement programme.

With a truly global presence, and an unrivalled reputation in the marketplace, the business has established itself as a dominant player within coatings. Their diverse product range is at the forefront of innovation, and with sites throughout the world, they are able provide their employees with unparalleled career development opportunities.

As Regional Operational Excellence Manager, you will operate as an internal consultant, focusing primarily on two manufacturing sites in the West Midlands [close to Coventry]. Your key challenges will include;
*Ensuring that the company-wide Lean Six Sigma improvement Programme is implemented
*Identifying and implementing a project portfolio within the manufacturing plants
*Developing the long-term strategic improvement plans for the sites
*Coaching and mentoring the operational teams
*Providing a hands-on approach to delivering projects
*Ensuring that the business' Management System are running effectively
*Working closely with European teams to implement best-practice and define improvement strategy

This challenging role suit an individual that has the following skills and experience;
*Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
*Experience of working within chemical process manufacturing
*Degree-educated within an Engineering or Business Improvement discipline
*Excellence change management ability
*Demonstrable track record of implementing Lean tools (5S, VSM, Kaizen)
*Effective coach and mentor
*Critical-thinker with strong root cause/problem solving ability

If this sounds like it could present the next challenge in your career, please don't hesitate to apply today!