Continuous Improvement Manager

Job type:Permanent
Expertise:Production & Manufacturing
Job published:5/30/2023
Job ID:V-39372

Our client is a leading multinational premium Cookware Manufacturer with its Headquarters in Europe and a growing presence in Thailand and throughout Asia. As a part of their expansion, they are currently looking for a new Continuous Improvement Manager to take strategic responsibility for establishing and improving the company’s production process. The future Continuous Improvement Manager will play an important role in promoting and encourage a culture change toward manufacturing excellence and have a significant influence on the company’s operations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of a global team and contribute to the development of the internationally recognized brand.


  • Define the Continuous Improvement implementation strategy, tools, resource requirements and performance metrics.
  • Lead and grow a strong and long-lasting culture of Continuous Improvement and Change Management.
  • Assist in the collection of data identifying opportunities and tracking improvements.
  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert on Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement projects focused on cost reductions, process performance improvements, quality improvements and on-time delivery.
  • Calculate cost reductions and or various analyses to determine optimal problem-solving method.
  • Provide direction to Production Engineers and Functional Leaders throughout the facility in terms of CI standards.
  • Analyze production processes and procedures.
  • Develop in-house training on CI tools and methodologies for employees.
  • Lead and facilitate LEAN/process improvement-based workshops to gather ideas and solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise to plant on statistics, Six Sigma, Kaizen, TPM, Kanban methodology, tools, and practices.
  • Support the bottom-up improvement dynamic and promote good practices sharing at site level.
  • Lead complex and diversified Lean Sigma Projects.
  • Ensure that group culture and policies are deployed within the plant.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, or similar field (Mechanical, Electrical or Ceramics engineering).
  • Minimum 5-7 years proven Experience of hands-on implementation of continuous improvement programs and Lean solutions.
  • Excellent understanding of continuous improvement concepts including Six Sigma, Lean, 5S methodology.
  • Ability to design and implement a framework of continuous improvement.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt accreditation is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of colleagues from operators to top management.
  • Very good command of English.