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Continuous Improvement Manager (65k - FMCG/Manufacturing)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a prestigious Food based FMCG Manufacturing Company in NI and Ireland with the recruitment of a Continuous Improvement Manager. This is a prestigious organisation and the successful individual will reap the rewards of a company that is thriving and places immense value on their staff.

Permanent position - Flexible Working Available - Monday - Friday

Hybrid working role - office is based in Ballymena.


Fully Negotiable (up to £65,000) + Fantastic Benefits Package

Job Purpose

You will be working as a key member of the Site Leadership Team, alongside the business unit Operational Excellence Specialist. The successful individual will support to implement and execute the company's Operational Excellence Management Method to drive performance. There will be shared responsibility with Site Leadership Team for programme effectiveness, sustainability and leveraging profitability.

The Ideal Person:

  • Experience in implementing Lean Manufacture / Continuous Improvement.
  • 2+ years' experience in an Operational FMCG Environment.
  • Experience with Change Management
  • Evidence of creating strong culture of involvement and influence with people through empowerment and coaching.


  • Food manufacturing background (not essential)

For further information on this vacancy please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves for a confidential discussion via Vanrath.

Recruitment consultants have many duties, including:

  • using their networks, along with sales and marketing techniques, to find viable companies and convince them to externalise their recruiting process

  • performing extensive research on client companies and their open positions, to get a better understanding of what the respective companies do, what their internal culture is, the standards they set for new employees and any other relevant piece of information

  • visiting client companies regularly to establish positive working relationships

  • advertising their client companies' open positions through various media, such as websites, newspapers and networking events

  • finding potential candidates for the open positions and contacting them

  • researching candidate databases and finding potentially suitable candidates for their clients' open positions

  • reviewing resumes and cover letters

  • conducting tests and interviews with potentially suitable candidates and advancing the most qualified candidates

  • providing candidates information regarding the open positions and hiring organisations

  • communicating with candidates after their interviews and discussing the results

  • negotiating employee salaries and job benefits, as instructed by the client companies

  • mediating any negotiation between job candidates and employers regarding salary, benefits, training and career advancement

  • constantly reviewing and improving their recruitment policies to ensure a higher rate of proposed candidates that get hired by client companies