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Salary: £40,000

Type: Permanent

Location: Near Pontefract / Wakefield / Barnsley / Doncaster

Elevate Your Career as a Continuous Improvement Expert!

Join the dynamic team of our innovative global manufacturing client in the role of Continuous Improvement Practitioner!

Our client is renowned for their innovative approach, steadfast core values and stellar reputation as an employer of choice. As they continue to evolve, they seek a dedicated Continuous Improvement Practitioner to play a pivotal role in their manufacturing operations.

Working closely with the Continuous Improvement Manager, you will spearhead the development and cultivation of a robust continuous improvement culture throughout the site.

This is a remarkable opportunity for ambitious individuals looking to carve a path of success in the realm of CI. We’re seeking candidates brimming with motivation and a true passion for driving improvement initiatives, coupled with the ability to inspire and engage others.

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Comprehensive Pension Scheme with a 12% employer contribution
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Generous Life Assurance Benefits
  • 25 Days of Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
  • Flexibility in Work Arrangements
  • Access to Training Programs and Sponsored Qualifications

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in delivering the site’s master schedule
  • Assist in implementing the company’s strategic objectives
  • Lead, coach, and mentor colleagues in LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Provide visible support during project launches and trials, ensuring standardized approaches
  • Manage multiple projects aimed at On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) delivery of objectives
  • Effectively communicate ideas and opinions across the organization
  • Address learning and development needs comprehensively
  • Manage stakeholder expectations with finesse
  • Showcase best practices to reinforce learning and maintain high standards across the site


  • Background in manufacturing operations
  • Proficiency in Lean Manufacturing methodologies
  • Demonstrable track record of applying lean tools and techniques, supported by project examples
  • Ideally certified in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher, or a willingness to pursue certification
  • Strong IT acumen, particularly in data analysis and visualisation
  • Excellent documentation skills including SOPs and report writing
  • Genuine enthusiasm for fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Ability to influence and inspire others towards achieving common goals
  • Unwavering drive and motivation to excel in a dynamic environment

If you’re ready to embark on a journey of professional growth and contribute to shaping a culture of excellence, we want to hear from you! Apply now to explore this exciting opportunity!

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

JS Recruitment is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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