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Job Title

Continuous Improvement & Innovation Lead

Location:

Flexible + Travel

Contract Type:

Permanent

Sector:

Telecommunications

Salary:

£40,000 – £50,000

Job Overview
Some of what you will be doing will include:
• Defining, prioritising and briefing a number of continuous improvement projects that will enable our construction partners to improve their pace and productivity, and reduce costs
• Being the expert on what best practice is, and how to drive it out through the supply chain
• Continually scanning industry sector for innovation opportunities and ideas
• Capturing ideas and working with supply chain and internal teams to develop/pilot/deploy innovation
• Running each improvement activity as a project, with a project brief, agreed budget and a defined set of target benefits
• Reporting on project progress, and tracking delivered benefits against the project brief
• Engaging with equipment, materials and machine suppliers to develop innovative and forward-thinking solutions
• Engaging with all stakeholders with respect to setting up trials and pilot activities, and putting in place corrective actions and changes to reflect stakeholder feedback
• Ensuring that once a successful pilot has been completed, that the new process is fully documented and cascaded in order to deliver on the benefits set out at the briefing stage
• Helping us to stand out in the sector as the innovative client

To be successful in this role you’ll need:
• Extensive experience in civils infrastructure construction, preferably in fibre/telecoms installation
• Track record of leading continuous improvement projects in a business, with evidence of measurable, realised benefits
• To be a hands-on, tenacious individual with Lean Six Sigma / CI experience
• Ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders and suppliers.

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