For 80 years now, Lenzing has been looking beyond fiber. Inspired by the needs of the world, we create smart and exciting solutions made from natural wood – for consumers, for our business partners, and for an environment worth living in. Our expertise and passion are dedicated to supporting the industry, brands and retailers – in sectors like fashion, beauty care or hygiene – by providing products and services that maximize value creation from both the environmental and the economical perspective. Our tenacity and engineering excellence also drive the development of innovative plant & process technologies. Lenzing offers great career opportunities for tech-savvy tinkerers, life-oriented researchers and visionaries with a strong sense of responsibility.
We are innovative by nature. How about you?
We now have an opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager at our Grimsby Lyocell Fibre continuous operation factory. Reporting to the Director of Operations, your key task is to drive and lead a Lenzing Enterprise Excellence Program (EPEX) in order to create a living culture that challenges status quo regarding systems and behaviours, in order to deliver conversion cost targets and support delivery of other functional goals i.e. safety, sustainability, quality, cost, delivery and engagement. This is to be achieved by managing, guiding and facilitating activities with relevant personnel to deliver such improvements. There would be a requirement to develop an EPEX Plant Roadmap & integrate all relevant plant functions into relevant activities & projects
You must have proven experience in a production environment, strong planning & analytical skills with a continuous improvement mindset. Ability to connect, motivate and influence others through indirect leadership across departments & levels in project teams. You will require business acumen, previous experience with organizational change processes and an ability to handle ambiguity would be a strong advantage. Computer proficiency in MS Office suite alongside excellent project management skills are a clear expectation.
You will be a self-motivated team player, with a safe and responsible approach to work, able to demonstrate that you can bring the right skills and personal qualities to our Grimsby team and be able to contribute in a flexible, effective and productive way.
In return, Lenzing offer a modern factory environment, a competitive salary, company pension scheme and many other benefits.