Continuous Improvement Manager – Analyst

  • Job Reference: N6030-509A
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2018
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Continuous Improvement Manager – Analyst – Black Belt in Lean and or Process Six Sigma (DMAIC) Aerospace/Defence


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are looking for a Continuous Improvement Analyst to drive Operational continuous improvement through the Standard Operating Framework and a Best Practice process. You will also be responsible for embedding a Continuous Improvement culture through SOF, Lean and Six Sigma tools and training.


As a Continuous Improvement Manager -  Analyst, your skills and qualifications should ideally include:

Certification in Black Belt in LEAN & or Process Six Sigma (DMAIC)

Demonstrable experience in leading cross functional teams

The ability to demonstrate Influencing behaviour

Experience of working within a large complex organisation


Depth of experience in driving change

SOF experience across all disciplines. (Desirable)

Able to influence and solicit buy-in from wide range of Operations and supporting function stakeholders

Able to train, mentor, and coach individuals on tool use and CI objectives


As a Continuous Improvement Manager - Analyst, your main responsibilities will involve:

Understand strategic plan deployment and current state and desired future state KPI’s for the business and work with Operations leadership to formulate improvement plans to close the gaps

Establish project charters for performance enhancing improvement projects

Drive the agreed improvements through a series of tactical implementation plans

Maintain a high level of competence among the Operations resources to facilitate and deploy all elements of Standard Operating Frameworks that support the delivery improvement and problem solving (via training…)

Drive the effective use of RCPS


Keywords:   Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defence, Lean, Six Sigma, Black Belt, KAIZEN, SIA, DMAIC, SOF


Continuous Improvement Manager – Analyst – Black Belt in Lean and or Process Six Sigma (DMAIC) Aerospace/Defence

Location:   Wimborne, Dorset

Salary:  Negotiable