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Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Location:

    Longford

  • Sector:

    Commercial & Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    pension

  • Contact:

    Next Generation

  • Contact email:

    megan.oconnor@nextgeneration.ie

  • Job ref:

    JOB-13753_1713797023

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Startdate:

    asap

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: Midlands

Job Overview: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join our client's team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving and implementing continuous improvement initiatives across the organisation to enhance operational efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of continuous improvement strategies, methodologies, and tools to drive operational excellence.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify process improvement opportunities and develop action plans to address them.
  • Conduct thorough analyses of current processes, systems, and workflows to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement.
  • Facilitate workshops and training sessions to educate employees on continuous improvement principles and foster a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of improvement initiatives and track progress over time.
  • Provide guidance and support to project teams throughout the improvement lifecycle, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Drive change management initiatives to ensure successful adoption and implementation of improvement initiatives across the organization.
  • Stay informed about industry best practices, emerging trends, and new technologies related to continuous improvement and incorporate them into our practices as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; preferred disciplines: Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain
  • Management, or Business Management.
  • 3+ years' job-related experience with a minimum of 1 years of Lean and/or Six Sigma experience.
  • Minimum of two Green Belt Projects successfully completed.
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed environment with the ability to influence & persuade key stakeholders and
  • to constructively deal with conflicts.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Lean Six Sigma) are an advantage.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment