Continuous Improvement Manager

Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd · Peterborough, UK


Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd – Continuous Improvement Manager

The Company:
Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is one of the largest TV Home Shopping Channels in the UK. Our head office and state-of-the art TV studios are based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Television shopping brings together the media and retail industries in an exclusive way, allowing people to pursue careers. The excitement of live television infuses the atmosphere at Ideal: we are proud of what we achieve, but we have fun along the way!

We are offering a salary of £40-45,000 per annum, working Monday – Friday for 37.5 hours per week on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

The Role:
Reporting directly into the Head of Supply Chain, the Continuous Improvement Manager will work across multiple sites and departments, developing employees, implementing operational excellence and driving continuous improvement programmes using Lean methodologies, Kaizen events and Six Sigma. Track all continuous improvement projects and cost savings.

The Person:
You will hold a LEAN or Six Sigma qualification and have knowledge and evidence of running Kaizen events, together with experience and evidence of projects of continuous improvement activities in a logistics/manufacturing environment. You will be dedicated to working to a high-quality standard with internal and external customers and contacts, have good organisational skills to handle different projects simultaneously, be able to prioritise workload to meet deadlines and ever-changing demands. You will be an effective problem solver with strong analytical skills, whilst being a strong communicator and negotiator. You will have engagement and influencing skills, be able to work under pressure and be strong at presenting and report writing together with being proactive with a positive approach and prepared to be ‘hands on’ when necessary. You will be competent in MS office and project management software packages.

If you are interested in this new role, please forward your CV to vacancies@idealshopingdirect.co.uk