Who is our client?

We’re working with an established food manufacturing business which produces a broad range of chilled and frozen products. They are a market leader in their category and have several sites across the UK, manufacturing a number of well known brands. They’re now looking for a CI Manager to help drive performance at one of their key sites.

The role requirements

Reporting to the Head of Operations you will be responsible for developing and implementing the sites’ CI strategy and the management of all site CI activities.

You will assess operational processes across the site and, using a range of techniques, will develop new, improved ways of working in order to drive performance and efficiencies.

Working closely with colleagues across the business you will develop a culture of continuous improvement while also sharing best practice with other sites across the group.

You will support departmental managers by identifying areas for improvement and providing ongoing training and coaching to their teams.

What sort of people are we looking for?

You will be an existing CI Manager or CI Coordinator looking for a new challenge or somebody with experience of managing production teams in a food manufacturing environment.

You will have demonstrable experience of delivering process improvements and a strong knowledge of a range of tools and techniques (eg, Six Sigma, 5S, SMED, Kaizen).

Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential as you will be influencing, training and engaging with colleagues at all levels.

Formal CI related training and qualifications would be an advantage.