Continuous improvement Lead

Posted 03 June 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Business / Continuous Improvement
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameUmar Abowath
Expiry date 31 August 2024

Job description

Continuous Improvement Lead


Why Greencore?


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.


Here in Boston we employ around 400 colleagues and produce ready to eat salads, prepared vegetables and snacks for many of the major retailers such as Coop, Boots, Greggs, Costco, Spar and BOL.


What you'll be doing


  • Set up performance control systems.
  • Lead diagnostics ideation process.
  • Complete line studies to build improvement case studies.
  • Lead improvement teams to deliver work streams improvements in line with set target.
  • Lead best practice sharing and support replication on other sites.
  • Set and coach the behavioural standard in site teams.

What we’re looking for


  • Experience in Lean methodology.
  • Background in continuous improvement.
  • Managing multiple projects at once.
  • Capable of coaching frontline teams through to GMs


We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.


What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.