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.

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