Lean Practitioner – Business Improvement

  • Job Reference: N6030-639A
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2018
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Lean Practitioner – Business Improvement – Black Belt Lean Six Sigma – Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing environment.  


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are looking for an experienced Lean Practitioner 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 Lean Practitioner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Cert Black Belt in LEAN Six Sigma.

Demonstrable experience in leading cross functional teams.

Previous experience working within a Manufacturing, Engineering or Aerospace environment.

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 Continuous Improvement objectives.


As a Lean Practitioner 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 through training.

Drive the effective use of RCPS.

Support cross the company’s Continuous Improvement initiatives and Continuous Improvement audit and accreditation process


Keywords:  Six Sigma, Lean, Continuous Improvement, Black Belt, SIA, KAIZEN, Audits, Business Improvement, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Avionics, Aviation, Engineering.


Lean Practitioner – Business Improvement – Black Belt Lean Six Sigma – Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing environment.  

Salary:  competitive, flexi time, bonus and excellent benefits package

Location:  Wimborne Dorset