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Continuous Improvement Manager

Salary: £0

Location: UB9

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Continuous Improvement Manager Overview - Continuous Improvement Manager My client is a market leading manufacturer within the Aerospace industry. They are currently seeking an Continuous Improvement Manager to join their existing team Responsibilities – Continuous Improvement Manager * Create a consistent vendor management approach across the supply chain, thus fostering increased value from the sourcing relationships for both company and its vendors. * Utilise data from tools such as the expediting report and other relevant sources, review and propose continuous improvement projects for action within Sourcing or cross functionally. * Support cross-functional project teams/team members as-needed to improve processes, provide project intervention and coaching, etc. * Work closely with the Sourcing team and suppliers to ensure adoption of best practice in procurement and SAP usage. * Document best working practice in procedures and training documents * Implement and monitor standardised supplier performance management tools and KPIs * Lead and facilitate process walkthroughs, Value Stream Maps, and use other Lean tools for the appropriate functional areas to identify areas for improvement and the propose projects to action an improvement * Drive and standardise the concept of “Continuous Improvement” internally, at suppliers, and across the business. * Document, maintain and report on Sourcing improvement projects to the Sourcing Manager * Manage fortnightly Sourcing Continuous Improvement review meeting * Prepare monthly arrears analysis for Board * Analyse data from the business and draw meaningful conclusions. * Assist with reporting of results and progress for the Sourcing department. Experience required – Continuous Improvement Manager * Good understanding of Procurement processes and best practice approaches * Able to effectively use Lean tools like Value Stream Maps, Process Diagrams, Root Cause Analysis * Effective when engaging and influencing cross-functional stakeholders * Able to analyse and interpret numerical and other data and make proposals and recommendations in a clear and concise manner * Able to communicate in a constructive manner with personnel at various levels within the organisation and with customer and supplier representatives * Strong with SAP based data analysis * Able to grasp technical issues quickly and lead / assist in problem solving activities * A completer finisher – i.e. someone who always finishes off a task with no loose ends Continuous Improvement Manager

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