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A485 - Continuous Improvement Engineer - West Midlands

An exciting opportunity has arisen working for a leader in Specialist horticulture as a CI Engineer.

An exciting opportunity has arisen working for a leader in specialist horticulture as a CI Engineer. Our client uses state of the art horticultural techniques and technologies to improve efficiencies within the industry and sell a range of products that enable enterprises large or small to participate.

The role:

Energetically and efficiently lead the CI journey within our clients innovative company. Build and deliver a CI strategy applying the most relevant tools and being a pioneer in bringing CI to a whole new sector. Develop a training program on CI and successfully tutor others on the concept resulting in positive feedback and results. Lead and manage various CI projects to deliver outstanding noticeable results in quality, cost and delivery with safety as the primary consideration.

Key responsibilities:

Work with the operations director to develop the CI strategy and programme.

Work with colleagues and team members to ensure buy in to concept, strategy and programme.

Identify a list of projects with quantified benefits to be pursued. Ensure objectives are SMART

Lead and manage projects to ensure effective timely delivery.

Deliver additional savings of 5x department spend each year.

To create and report daily, weekly monthly annual KPIs demonstrating the efficiency of all areas.

Look to contribute, as appropriate, to other non-tasked projects to ensure that relevant CI values are adopted.

Candidate Requirements:

Competent in delivering CI and beneficial solutions in a progressive business environment.

Enthusiastic and energetic individual who has the drive to prosper.

Proven project management experience

Self-starter who is capable of getting the trust and buy in of others.

An automotive background would be advantageous.

A lover of the outdoor environment and all that comes with it since much of the improvement opportunity will be in the field.

Remuneration package:

Competitive salary, dependant on experience.

To apply for this new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

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  • Added: 2nd March 2016
  • Ref: A485
  • Type: Engineer - Factory/Project
  • Salary: Competitive salary, dependant on experience.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,