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Operational Leader

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by RHL

South West, South West United Kingdom
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Excellent opportunity for an Operational Leader with industry experience, to join a company who is rapidly expanding and investing in their Quality department.

You will have knowledge, experience and understanding of six sigma or SMED. You will also have a proven track record of working within a lean transformation environment with a experience of of driving a culture or change.

Job Title: Operational Leader

Reference No: 244569

Salary: £60,000

Location: Wiltshire

Job Type: Permanent


To provide leadership to the operational and cultural excellence program. To champion change across teams to deliver outstanding levels of performance and development and work cross functionally on initiatives with Engineering, Production, Quality, Development and other functions.

Specifically, to train and mentor identified champions in developing operational and cultural excellence.

To lead the continuous improvement team and run internal training and workshops were required. The successful candidate will be capable of setting and reporting performance metrics to Executive/Board level.


Structure a continuous improvement program around Our Core Value Drivers and culture.

Support the identification and training of a pool of green belts and maintain their continuous professional development in lean and lean tools, utilise the pool of green belt accredited lean talent within the organization to deliver Continuous improvement projects.

Act as a champion to achieve a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence across the business.

Provide structured training to ensure new processes and tools are implemented and establish appropriate ways of working, work methodology, tools and service mind set in the team.

Create vision, strategy and goals, acting as a champion to achieve a culture of cultural excellence, continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Manage multiple internal stakeholders to scope, coordinate, track and deliver quality initiatives. Promote and lead activities linked to business culture and operational transformation. Defines the roadmap to deliver the companies aspirations; setting out and then delivering in line with the business' strategic priorities.

Establish appropriate Metrics to validate Lean projects successfulness. Collaborate with function heads to adapt monitoring processes and identify areas for improvement and efficiency. Track performance against both strategic and tactical goals.

Reference: 632251299

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