This role is for a leading global FMCG company with a significant market share in personal care products. Committed to innovation and excellence, we are seeking a highly skilled Continuous Improvement Manager to join our dynamic team. This role presents an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong background in project improvement, cost-saving initiatives, and a proven track record in driving continuous improvement (CI) efforts.
Continuous Improvement Strategy:
- Develop and implement a comprehensive continuous improvement strategy aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
- Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements across the supply chain, manufacturing, and related functions.
- Lead and execute CI projects, ensuring they are completed within scope, on time, and within budget.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project goals, milestones, and deliverables.
Cost Saving Initiatives:
- Analyze current processes and systems to identify opportunities for cost reduction without compromising product quality or safety.
- Implement and monitor cost-saving initiatives, measuring and reporting on the impact of improvements.
- Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of continuous improvement initiatives.
- Regularly assess and report on the performance of processes and projects, making data-driven recommendations for improvements.
- Work closely with departmental heads, managers, and team members to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
- Provide training and guidance to employees on CI methodologies and tools.
Communication and Reporting:
- Prepare and present regular reports on the progress of CI initiatives to senior management.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels, ensuring alignment and understanding of CI goals and objectives.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; Master's degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a Continuous Improvement role within the FMCG industry.
- Proven experience in leading successful CI projects with tangible results.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
- Results-oriented with a focus on achieving measurable improvements.
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Continuous learner, staying abreast of industry best practices and emerging trends.
Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.