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Operational Excellence Speciallist


  • Ref: NTXLB538586
  • Closes: 2020-08-21

Site Base: Bury St.Edmunds, Linton or Corsham

Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Delivering business success through our people

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operational Excellence Specialist. Working together with the Head of Operational Excellence, directing and managing the Operational Excellence Management method to leverage profitability whilst taking ownership and responsibility for delivery across all our sites.

With strong analytical skills along with excellent written and spoken communication skills, our preferred candidate will co-own the Management Pillar implementation by teaching all its tools, training our people, serving as support in case of questions and keeping the material always updated with any improvement developed. Providing regular status updates of the Management Method implementation to the head of Operational Excellence. You will frequently audit sites giving constructive formal / informal feedback and support, including agreed action plans.

Leading a team of Coordinators of Operational Excellence across our Dalehead sites, helping them in the implementation and execution of the Management Method tools and processes in their sites, you will also run gap analysis for all the business units, consolidating them on a monthly basis to have the horizontal (drivers) and vertical (plants) views and impacts to the business.

Our ideal candidate will possess real impactful gravitas and presence an enthusiastic self-starter with lots of energy and passion. Experience in Lean Manufacture / Continuous Improvement with a proven experience of delivering and embedding CI processes in an Operational Environment particularly in FMCG. You will have the ability to implement change management, including cultural change and can evidence creating strong culture of involvement and influence with people through empowerment and coaching. Travelling to all of our sites in the UK will form a part of this role.

Our people really make the difference

• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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