Continuous Improvement Manager job in LL13 Bangor-is-y-coed Wrexham

Continuous Improvement Manager | Refresco

Continuous Improvement Manager

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About the Role

Reporting to the plant leadership team, you will be a leading change agent within the business unit to identify and close gaps in operational efficiency, utility usage, quality & safety from approved targets.

You will work to embed a continuous improvement culture throughout site, ensuring that processes are implemented and managed to improve and support optimisation of efficiencies within all areas.

Your role will manage projects from concept through to handover, responsible for the implementation of projects to the required time, cost and specification standards in a safe and quality compliant manner.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Implement the existing Refresco Continuous Improvement Methodology.
  • Analyse, interpret and understand data / reports and be able to identify opportunities for improvement action.
  • Collaboratively support and lead multi skilled/cross functional teams.
  • Use a high degree of industry knowledge, product & equipment knowledge, project management experience and relationships across the organisation to enable successful delivery of complex/challenging projects.
  • Coaching & developing to less experienced team members and peers.
  • Enable a legacy of individuals and teams capable of retaining the CI skills used in each project / task.
  • Must be able to not only identify opportunities but can also practically deliver improvement.

About You

  • You will have demonstrable continuous improvement eanalytical experience from a similar role Including project management and business analysis.
  • A ‘completer-finisher’ taking accountability for ideas from inception to delivery, in an environment that requires robust metrics to confirm success.
  • Must possess the acumen to show up to date knowledge of business improvement techniques such as lean and six sigma and demonstrate proven ability to implement and develop these to best effect within a food manufacturing environment.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this role is competitive and dependent on experience.  We also offer an annual bonus incentive and a good company pension scheme, as well as 2x basic salary life assurance plus 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays.

Who are we?

Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're thirsty for more and growing fast which is why we recently invested £1.25 billion in expanding our global manufacturing footprint making us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…

Our UK Business unit has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET or Cans, we ensure that our products are not only manufactured to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers.


  • Location: LL13, Bangor-is-y-coed, Wrexham
  • Job Title: Continuous Improvement Manager
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