Business Improvement Specialist - West Lothian

Manufacturing / Production - Production / Manufacturing
Ref: 1120 Date Posted: Monday 11 Feb 2019
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Entrust People are delighted to present an opportunity with a well-known and highly successful life sciences and medical device business. The role is a permanent, full time opportunity, based Livingston and will be responsible for driving continuous process improvement across the business to improve quality, reduce product lead times, generate operational efficiencies and deliver financial savings.

We are looking for a Business Improvement Specialist that will bring their extensive knowledge and experience of delivering and being the spokesperson for “Lean 6 Sigma” behaviours and tools and implementing them as part of a comprehensive continuous improvement plan.

Key aspects of the role:

  • Identify and analyse potential opportunities for process improvement, demonstrating the expected benefits
  • Investigate and present root cause of problems
  • Manage the implementation of process improvements and maintain overall responsibility for project deliverables, timelines and stakeholder management
  • Ensure that process changes are managed in accordance with the Quality Management System
  • Development of appropriate KPIs to measure impact of process improvements

We are looking for:

  • A proven lean and continuous improvement specialist with extensive experience of implementing and sustaining a continuous improvement programme
  • Must have experience of this within a manufacturing site, preferably pharmaceutical
  • Ideally, you will come from a high tech or highly regulated environment such as; life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, electronics or FMCG
  • An expert in lean and continuous improvements who is looking to join a company and create this programme from scratch, implement and embed it and pride themselves in delivering this with excellent results

In return:

  • Excellent salary for this level of position in addition to comprehensive benefits package
  • Make this role your own, it will grow as the culture and improvements are implemented
  • Opportunity to work in an exciting, vibrant and dynamic organisation

If you are interested in discussing things further and having a confidential chat about your next opportunity, then please contact Finailla Hackwood on 01224907994 or email on