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Continuous Improvement Manager

Employer: Eaton
Location: Doncaster, UK
Salary: Competitive
Term: Permanent
Job advertised until: 19 May 2017

Job description


Our large plant in Doncaster (Eaton Electrical Systems Ltd) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Continuous Improvement professional. You will have a strong background in implementing Lean methodology in engineering/ manufacturing environment and excellent leadership capability. This position would enable you to grow to a more senior role within the organisation.

Delivering the most innovative and sustainable lighting and controls products, Eaton provides a complete offering of ambient LED luminaires designed with advanced optical performance, engineered for energy savings and constructed to offer long-lasting durability.

Eaton Doncaster delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximise performance, energy efficiency and cost savings.  The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

For more information, please check our website: www.eaton.com

Essential Functions:

  • Leading, managing and co-ordinating the continuous improvement programme at the site
  • Leading change throughout the business via identification and management of projects
  • Engaging with people at all levels to yield the benefits of continuous improvements
  • Developing continuous improvement strategy across all functions
  • Working closely with the leadership team on implementation of Lean strategy and all related activities at the site
  • Conducting Lean System assessments, planning and managing improvements
  • Providing Lean support across the organisation, eliminating waste and increasing customer satisfaction, cost reduction and improving financial performance
  • Providing training and mentoring on both methodologies
  • Leading the continuous improvements team
  • Managing simultaneous multiple projects


  • A degree or equivalent in any engineering discipline or business studies
  • Certified Lean and Six Sigma practitioner (Black Belt desirable), trainer and mentor
  • Proven experience in leading and implementing Lean in a manufacturing/ engineering corporate environment
  • Strong project management and operational experience
  • Strong leadership and change management skills
  • Proficient communication and influencing skills
  • Highly driven and results oriented

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • Great promotional opportunities  – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

About Eaton:

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

To apply visit: http://www.eaton-jobs.com/ShowJob/Id/1050720/Continuous-Improvement-Manager,-Doncaster/

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