Operational Performance Lead

Operational Performance Lead



£40,000 – £45,000 per annum

Our client, a leading food manufacturer based in Telford, is looking for an Operational Performance Lead to join their team on a permanent basis.


  • Operational management and control for the efficient running of the area.
  • Ensure that effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) exist and are maintained for all production-based activities and practices in your area.
  • Development and maintenance of the lines layout to ensure the existence of a safe productive workflow through the principles of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Train & develop an effective operational team across all shift patterns
  • Evaluating existing manufacturing processes and identifying areas for improvement
  • Defining problems precisely through data driven analysis and observation ensuring the timely implementation of permanent improvements and validating the efficiency.
  • Analysing and reporting on production processes, methods, schedules, downtime, cycle times, availability of machines and waste management.
  • Analysing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment placement to maximise manufacturing efficiency.

Skills and experience:

  • TPM / Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of manufacturing production and processes in a highly automated Lean manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified.
  • Experienced in the following manufacturing sectors, Food & Drink Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Aerospace, Automotive (Tier 1) or Medical Devices.
  • Demonstrate infectious positivity, relentless drive through resilience & a can-do attitude.
  • Extensive experience in successful application of Lean, 6 sigma, Kaizen etc.
  • Excellent communication, coaching and interpersonal skills.
  • Expert Data analysis skills

What’s on offer?

  • Salary: £40k – £45k depending on experience
  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm with flexibility required
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Life assurance and health insurance
  • Benefits scheme
  • Retirement and savings plan
  • Free parking

Job Information

Job Reference: SW - 3226_1683820482
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £45000
Job Industries: Manufacturing and Production
Job Locations: Telford, Shropshire
Job Types: Permanent

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