Operations Excellence Manager

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Job Title - Operations Excellence Manager
Lead all Continuous Improvement activities through the identification, development, and implementation of improvements. This includes Project Management, Coordination, Training and Coaching.
Manage continuous improvement on site in line with the defined road map and provide tutorship & coaching to the leadership teams on CI deployment.
Act as a change agent for the organisation to ensure effective and timely implementation of sustainable improvement solutions.
The Client have developed a harmonised Operations Management System (OMS) across all sites. It has 6 key elements:
1. Strategic Alignment & Objectives;
2. Organisational Set-Up;
3. People & Performance Culture;
4. Performance Management;
5. Shop Floor Management;
6. CI Methodology & Tools.
The Operations Excellence Manager is instrumental in the management of all these areas.

Degree qualified (in a Technical competence). Engineering, mathematical/statistical strengths preferred.
Experience in a 24/7 manufacturing environment desirable.
At least 3-5yrs working experience in a Continuous Improvement role and at least 5-10yrs working experience overall.
Full working knowledge of Lean concepts with demonstrated success.
Proven analysis and presentation skills including use of common tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Preferred statistical software (Minitab) experience.
Ability to engage a cross-functional team towards a desired outcome, often in a dynamic, complex and resource challenged environment.
Strong change management skills to include the practical implementation of Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts.
Possesses the skills to lead highly effective teams on projects with breakthrough objectives and demanding deadlines.
Strong leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.