Competitive Base Salary + industry leading bonus + benefits package to attract the very best Lean talent!
Our client is the UK’s leading lean operations improvement specialist. With a growing reputation for supporting blue chip service sector organisations make significant and lasting improvements to their operations and service delivery, we seek ‘top end’ Principal Consultants who are able to deliver projects, transfer skills and manage programmes, and of course the critical client relationships linked to such programmes.
You will have a deep understanding of operations management and Lean, and are already achieving success in your consulting career. You are now looking for an opportunity to rapidly develop your potential in a professional and enriching environment.
We will expect you to have an excellent track record in hands-on line management in a best practice operations environment, where Lean/Kaizen philosophies dominate, either in the service sector or in manufacturing. Your experience must include managing complex improvement initiatives, and your success will have led to rapid career advancement (we will consider exceptional applicants without external consulting experience).
With a good first degree and ideally a relevant higher qualification from a well-respected institution, you will be able to demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills and excellent resource-planning and client management capability, coupled with a results-orientated approach. Exceptional leadership qualities and the ability to motivate multi-disciplinary consulting teams are also essential. Above all you will be personable and display strong emotional intelligence.
In return we can offer a really enjoyable and stretching environment in which to develop your career, with progression based on merit, along with a competitive rewards package.
Please forward your application in confidence to Daniel McDonald at Lean Executives for further information.
Senior TPM Manager / Senior TPM Consultant
Significant base salary + car, bonus, pension, healthcare
Our client is a globally renown provider of business improvement solutions to premium brands. They are dedicated to delivering unparalleled manufacturing best practice through consultancy and training services.
Due to ongoing and exciting growth, our client seeks a highly experienced TPM leader with a proven track record of delivering TPM as a holistic business strategy and achieving quantifiable sustained improvement performance through practical activity. With ‘top end’ experience of working in a variety of industries and at all levels within an organisation (i.e. from senior management strategy and policy deployment to shop floor team engagement) you will understand the importance of people involvement in sustained cultural change that underpins successful TPM programs.
* Strong Leadership and superior practical hands-on application knowledge gained from successfully leading the strategic direction and implementing the TPM framework and methodologies in a manufacturing environment. JIPM experience would be ideal.
* Track record of designing and implementing TPM master plans for process development and sustainability and driving cultural change by coaching, training and mentoring all levels of employees.
* Graduate calibre with relevant qualifications in Production Management/ Engineering.
* Training/ Coaching expertise with credibility to build enduring relationships and confidence to challenge roles and procedures at both shop floor and senior level.
This is an outstanding opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package (with car allowance). Extensive development and training is available for the right individual. This is consultancy role and therefore full flexibility for travel is essential.
Interested? Please e-mail your application in confidence to our recruitment partner Daniel McDonald at Lean Executives.
Our client, one of the UK’s largest retailers, is seeking a Head of Retail Improvement to lead one of 3 Continuous Improvement programmes.
Reporting to the Retail Improvement Director you will be expected to define, develop and deliver improvement initiatives to reduce costs and to eliminate waste and errors.
• Networking with stakeholders to deliver cross-divisional initiatives to improve operational performance.
• Selection and management of external suppliers of store equipment and technology.
• Creating and leading a team of high quality Project Managers in order to deliver individual projects, ensuring the desired results are achieved.
• Candidates should possess a numerate degree combined with proven experience within a similar position ideally in the Food/FMCG/Retail Industries.
• In order to be considered, you must be able to analyse and align operational activity with company strategy and share that vision with others to develop a clear sense of purpose.
• Must possess the ability to communicate, inspire and motivate colleagues at all levels.
This is an exciting and challenging role, where the Head of Retail Improvement can make a real impact on the efficiency of the entire operation and contribute to the overall success of the business. This is a promising career opportunity in an organisation committed to giving talented achievers room to grow.
Please e-mail your application in confidence to our recruitment partner Claire Morris at Lean Executives.
Our client, is a globally recognised £-multi-billion leader in the supply of comprehensive integrated systems, products and services to the automotive and aerospace sector. At the forefront of manufacturing technology and processes, the Company designs and manufacturers some of the most innovative and inspirational products in its field and is fully committed to achieving total business and production excellence worldwide. As a result of continued growth and development, the Company is now seeking to appoint a high calibre Global CI executive to lead the deployment of Lean tools across the group; improve the flow of value and develop a culture of continuous improvement.
Working across multi-site locations, you will develop, promote and deploy Lean tools, training and learning to support the implementation of these methodologies and philosophy throughout the organisation. Reporting to the world-wide Group Lean Director you will provide a focal point to support the development of senior managers, corporate teams and executives to lead Lean in production, transactional and aftermarket operations and implement global cross business improvements.
With proven senior leadership success (across production, supply chain and/or business processes), you will have expert knowledge of Lean concepts and the effective deployment of Lean systems on an international stage. Partnering committed leadership teams and providing effective facilitation and implementation of significant changes, you will be degree qualified with a high drive for results delivery. Contributing to the overall performance and growth of a business you will be able to effectively communicate and influence at all levels of the organisation and be highly motivated in the pursuit of change.
Interested? Please forward your application in confidence to: