Location: Moodiesburn, Glasgow
Package: Competitive with benefits
Position Type: Permanent, full time
Employment Requirements: Applicants must be able to prove their permanent right to work in the location stated above in order to be considered for the position.

Excellence Lead

About us:

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry. We supply high quality edible films and coatings to over 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, delivering our purpose of ‘Creating the Added Layer of Value’.

Primarily used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausage and meat products, our aspirations reach way beyond our current products and services, and appeal to our natural curiosity to improve what we do.

As a global organisation, we currently employ around 2,000 people spanning the Americas, UK/EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. We offer careers in research and development, science and food technology, manufacturing and supply chain operations, engineering, sales, and a range of other business support functions. We are always seeking talented people to join the amazing colleagues we have, to keep growing our business.

Our mission is to sustainably utilise technology and biomaterial science-based solutions, to delight our customers. We are a business committed to the pursuit of better. The constant pursuit of what’s next, what’s needed, what’s possible now, and in the future. Do you want to be part of our journey?

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to continuously support the business to realise opportunities to improve and drive our purpose of creating the added layer of value.

  • Support team managers at all levels, and lead, projects that will improve plant capability and growth for the MB site.
  • Manage project teams by using influencing skills to ensure projects and tasks are completed on time.
  • Work with Excellence team, Supply chain functions, Technical, GBD and Commercial teams to understand and identify future plant opportunities and improvements, creating the added layer of value.
  • Support the Excellence team to deliver the Continuous Improvement program for the business.
  • Support cultural change and lead others to continuously improve their areas of the business through coaching.
  • Facilitate and support kaizen sessions, problem solving, analysing data, and provide advice, where appropriate, regarding process control, flow, design, and statistics.
  • Develop, deliver, and maintain training programs in line with the Devro Lean manufacturing program.

About you:

You will be a confident facilitator who enjoys working with cross functional teams. You will have 3+ years CI practice in a manufacturing environment and are experienced in utilising the right tools at the right time to get the desired outcome.

You are a strong and assured communicator and enjoy influencing at all levels of business. You thrive in continuously looking for improvements and supporting teams to recognise this and drive the positive changes forward.

You will have supervisory experience and utilise your coaching and mentoring skills to challenge and influence others and encourage team building.

You have experience in project management and a successful track record in delivering projects on time. Ideally you will have a six-sigma green belt or be willing to gain this qualification through Devro.

What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.  To apply, please e-mail a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the key attributes that you could bring to the role.

Email address for applications: recruitmentuk@devro.com

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024

*Please note, closing dates are subject to change and, at time of high volume of applications, this may be brought forward.

Other important information:

We believe it takes diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create a truly innovative company.  So, if you share our values, purpose and drive for growth and sustainability, then we want to hear from you.  If you require any adjustments to be able to pursue an application with us, please let our Recruitment team know.

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