Business Transformation (Continuous Improvement) Leader

Job Ref: 605251
Sector: Aviation
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 08 November 2019
  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, UK Gloucester Gloucestershire GBR gl2 9ql
  • Competitive
  • Jamie Birch
  • 01329227047

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Business Transformation (Continuous Improvement) Leader - Gloucester


  • Establish a Continuous Improvement culture through the deployment of my client's operating system.
  • Develop and execute a business transformation plan that provides delivery of goals and metrics including Safety, Quality, Cost, Productivity, Output, Cycle reduction / Inventory Reduction
  • Lead projects, utilising Kaizen, Lean and Six Sigma tools to drive improvements
  • Accountable for developing appropriate operations metrics, lean strategy / execution
  • Use appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document improvements.
  • Drive change within the business to continuously improve performance, which includes managing the continuous improvement roadmap and creating a visual workplace.
  • Assist the leadership team in the development of strategic continuous improvement plans for the business.
  • Provide event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate support, and achievement of expected tangible benefits.
  • Identify short, mid, and long-term wins that will transform the culture and produce results.
  • Coach and develop a problem-solving culture at all levels of the organisation; implement permanent corrective actions to mitigate probability of reoccurrence
  • Support the selection, training and development of leads deployed throughout the business.
  • Deploy, facilitate and teach operating system tools which includes, but is not limited to, Lean, 6-Sigma, Problem Solving, APQP, PPAP etc. throughout all functions of the business.
  • Establish a structure for the ongoing training and development of employees in lean transformation tools & techniques.
  • Other various duties as needed or assigned.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree strongly preferred in engineering, manufacturing/operations, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of leadership operations experience in progressively responsible roles
  • 5+ years of experience facilitating, coaching and implementing Lean/six sigma events and driving lean transformation with proven results.
  • Working knowledge of SIOP and inventory management best practices
  • Lean and Six Sigma Certifications or equivalent
  • Proven ability to successfully manage cross functional teams, and implement improvement within an established time frame, with sustained improvements.
  • High energy, data driven, and results oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and organization skills
  • Must be comfortable teaching and presenting to large groups at all levels of the organization from shop floor to CEO.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and various analysis tools.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 50% of the time.

For more information please get in contact with Jamie Birch at Carbon60 on 01329 227006 or

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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