Making the Difference


Supply Chain Lean & Improvement Manager – FTC 18 Months


Job Details


Coalville - Bardon Head Office

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


Salary + bonus + benefits

Closing Date

13/08/2021 11:00

Being the difference

We currently have an opportunity to join us as a Supply Chain Lean & Imporvements Manager to work on a 18 month FTC. 

We are transforming our business through improved processes, flexible ways of working and a greater use of technology to make a difference to our customers and our people. We are developing super-talented people in our business to be the best; we want to create a great place to work and grow a business we are committed to and feel proud of. We are committed to doing the right things and doing them right; we care about our impact on the environment and are driven on giving back to society. We are determined to keep our business performance health to enable prosperity for all of us.

This role and the role holder are integral to our success.

The part you’ll play in achieving our transformation will be to ensure we continue to deliver results to the business as we move along the transformation journey. You will be involved in rolling out new processes, training staff on new processes and helping create a culture of Continuous Improvement (CI). This role will also be working alongside other business units to ensure we are delivering the best customer service possible.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Uphold an environment that puts people’s health, wellbeing and safety and engagement at the forefront.
  • Embed corporate social responsibility (CSR) into yours and your teams’ ways of working.
  • Support the development and implementation of a real CI philosophy throughout the Supply Chain, utilising Lean, Six Sigma and all appropriate tools and approaches.
  • To embed Lean methodology throughout the supply chain with the principal target of removing waste and improvement in key performance indicators.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Supply Chain projects & initiatives along with wider collaboration with the wider Belron UK management team.
  • Work as part of the Supply Chain Central Operations team to translate strategy into improvement activities and operational/tactical plans that will contribute the ongoing development of the Supply Chain business strategy.
  • Support the delivery of exceptional customer service which exceeds customer service targets for both the external and internal customers.
  • Support the optimum use of business assets including property, vehicles, materials and technology.
  • Collaborate across Belron UK and International.
  • Continuously seek and search for opportunities to share and implement best practice ideas throughout the supply chain.
  • Contribute as a key member of the Supply Chain Central Operations team to maximise employee engagement within the UK through the application of best practice management.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • To understand, interpret and review management information reports and act on these accordingly.
  • To manage own development in line with business requirements.
  • To be prepared to carry out ad hoc activities to support the Senior Leadership Team, colleagues and wider business network.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Experienced practitioner in Lean, Six Sigma & Project Management
  • Ability to build and maintain amazing relationships
  • Positive mindset
  • Great communication
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Knowledge and application of software to support improvement (e.g. SPSS – Minitab)
  • Full UK driving licence essential

Benefits include:

  • Generous bonus scheme related to company performance  
  • Up to 15% pension contributions – based on employee contribution of 5% 
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) 
  • Discounted shopping vouchers  

Sounds like a great opportunity to you? Then please apply!



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