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  • Job reference: RMS0101527

Operational Improvement Consultant

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/10/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/11/11)
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The Company:
Our client, a specialist operational improvement consultancy, is seeking a Business Improvement Consultant, with continuous improvement experience underpinned by strong interpersonal skills. The business helps process industry companies improve the effectiveness of their manufacturing operations, meaning the successful applicant must have an understanding of changing behaviour, enhancing competencies and introducing new working practices.

The Role:
• Ensure all health, safety and environmental requirements are adhered to and that work areas are set for safe working;
• Manage and organise activities for most effective working;
• Ensure assignment delivery and quality requirements are met;
• Ensure up-to-date and accurate practice information is provided when requested and in a timely manner;
• Communicate business requirements as required;
• Liaise with practice support staff as required;
• Ensure all company procedures are adhered to and followed;
• Active development of new products and services;
• Active support of new business sales activity and development if sales proposals
• Manage client relationships on behalf of the organisation generally;
• Manage and keep to budgets;
• Willing and able to undertake practice administration.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Proven ability in facilitating change projects, focussing on lean manufacturing/continuous improvement/team working strategies;
• Competent leader and manager with well-developed consultancy and communication skills;
• Sound understanding and in-depth knowledge of change management;
• Experience as an internal or external change manager;
• A sound understanding and in-depth knowledge of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement;
• Able to work at all levels within an organisation from shop floor to boardroom;
• Experience of establishing and managing client relationships either on an internal or external basis;
• Computer literate including proprietary management information systems and Microsoft Office;
• Willing to travel and work away from home, sometimes for extended periods, including internationally;
• Drives own personal development and training as appropriate
• Sound experience in preferably two or more of the following sectors: pharmaceutical, chemical, oil & g
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