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Continuous Improvement Manager.





Job reference: ES/CIML

Posted 5 months ago

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Location: Lancashire

Salary: c£55K + pension and healthcare and bonus

Role Overview:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and dynamic Continuous Improvement Manager to join our fast-paced FMCG Manufacturing business based in Lancashire. As a key member of the Operations team, you will play a crucial role in driving operational excellence and efficiency across their manufacturing processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement continuous improvement strategies and initiatives to optimize manufacturing processes, reduce waste, and enhance overall operational efficiency
  • Lead cross-functional teams to identify and analyse opportunities for improvement, using data-driven methodologies and best practices.
  • Drive TPM methodologies across the site
  • Collaborate with department heads and frontline employees to foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and accountability.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and track improvements, providing regular progress updates to senior management.
  • Implement lean principles and methodologies to streamline processes, improve quality, and reduce costs.
  • Conduct training sessions to ensure employees at all levels are knowledgeable about continuous improvement methodologies and tools.
  • Drive a proactive approach to problem-solving and root cause analysis, promoting a culture of learning from mistakes and implementing preventive measures.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in a Continuous Improvement or Operational Excellence role within the FMCG Manufacturing sector, with experience with TPM tools and techniques.
  • Strong background in implementing lean principles and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated success in leading cross-functional teams and driving positive change.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage at all levels of the organization.
  •  Strong financial management skills.


  • c£55,000 per annum.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, pension, and performance-related bonuses.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression within a growing organization.


Application Process: If you are a results-driven and experienced Continuous Improvement Manager with a passion for driving operational excellence, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience by filling in the form below.