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Work with shift based teams to identify losses and drive sustainable improvement plans
Work with and support all aspects of MDT activity in order to deliver the joint operational goals for the area
Dimensions of this role
Production, safety, quality, people within the specified production / technology area.
Support the Operations Manager and influence the shift teams for delivery of improvement plans
Identify performance improvement potential for process capability (Cp Cpk) + material and ingredient capability, absolute yield and quality. Work with shift based teams and liase with relevant support functions to ensure delivery of these plans is in place.
Identification and analysis of key losses based on process variation and proposing improvement solutions.
Leading root cause analysis on longer term (systemic) problems with main area of focus on product and process related projects
Reduce inspection and rework processes by optimising material, process and equipment interaction.
Ensure correct data collection and reporting for the MDT performance analysis on Quality, absolute yield, process capability and OEE performance
Translate and consolidate improvement potential and losses into real money and area PIP (performance improvement plans) ensuring that milestones are generated and reviewed.
Support the transfer of new products and process’ from development status to standard production
Define the involvement of Quality and Technology departments in improvement projects.
Ability to demonstrate individual contribution for delivery of centre improvement projects.
Benchmarking of the production teams and identification of best practise which can be shared across the teams ensuring this is in line with the site continuous improvement strategy (HGPS)
Team Leaders, Shift Engineering Managers, Area Engineering Managers, CI Team, Planning, Quality and Operators.
Operations and Centre Management
Expertise, Experience & Knowledge:
Experience of operating in a fast moving production environment
Basic engineering understanding.
Experience of delivering sustainable improvement plans which have contributed to business success.
Demonstrable structured problem solving skills – ideally to Green Belt level
Understanding of food safety and quality management systems (QRMP/HACCP/ISO9001)
Project management skills
Lean/value stream mapping experiance an advantage
Competencies & Skills:
Strong leadership competencies required with the ability to demonstrate a systematic approach to problem solving and ability to influence across peer group
Ability to lead others and identify specific business improvement opportunities
Be able to communicate effectively at all levels and ensure communications are clear and understood
Be able to engage and motivate teams when adapting and adopting change programs
Training and coaching capabilities