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Manufacturing Consultant

By interserve
Duration1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years
Job ID1548

The business is based in Asia and supplies a small number of international customers. The business is mission-led at its core. It exists to make a difference in the lives of its local community and currently employs 150 people in secure up-skilling jobs. The business achieved a turnover of 1m in 2018. Within 10 years we aspire to build a business with revenues of over 7m employing 1000 people and being recognised as world class both in terms of commercial success and creating a positive wholistic impact.

You will play a key role in building both the capacity of the local leadership team and the manufacturing systems and processes using best practice methods (LEAN Kaizen 6-Sigma etc). This is a fixed term role and the focus is on strengthening the national leadership team. You will have succeeded in the role if over time the local leadership team are equipped and empowered to run a strong operations function themselves with manufacturing processes in place to an international standard.

You will have a minimum of 5 years work experience within a manufacturing environment be familiar with best practice tools and be commercially minded with strong analytical skills. You will have a track record of getting things done and of continuous improvement. You thrive while working in cross-cultural contexts and will ideally have some previous cross-cultural experience. You will hold a good relevant degree or professional qualification although equivalent experience will be considered. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English as well as leadership qualities and the ability to take ownership of new projects.

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