Continuous Improvement Technician - Clay Cross

DS Smith
Clay Cross, Chesterfield
14 Dec 2018
11 Jan 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our DS Smith site in Clay Cross has an excellent opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Technician to join them. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the development and delivery of a world class manufacturing site. If you are a tenacious individual who is improvement focused then we would like to hear from you.

What a Continuous Improvement Technician will be doing at DS Smith…

•    Data Analysis and KPI reporting
•    Coordinating daily improvement activities to ensure continued reduction of waste
•    Creating process maps and identification of major improvement opportunities
•    Prioritising problems to develop our competitive advantage
•    Supporting the development of a culture which promotes daily problem elimination, whilst devising and implementing improvements to systems, methods and procedures
•    Promoting lean manufacturing principles
•    Introducing and implementing Standard Work Routines and Best Practice
•    Application of Root Cause Analysis tools
•    Managing change programmes through employee communication, involvement and engagement 

What we would like our candidate to have…

•    Graduate Calibre or similar through experience/vocational qualification
•    Demonstrable knowledge of lean Manufacturing tools and techniques
•    Competent user of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
•    Exposure to change management processes
•    Strong Communication skills
•    Structured problem solving skills
•    Numerical and Verbal reasoning skills at management norm (SHL)

About DS Smith:
DS Smith is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 100 listed business with a turnover in excess of £4.8 billion, the organisation employs over 28,500 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition. 

Salary: Competitive

Location: Clay Cross 

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