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Continuous Improvement Manager


Corby, GB, NN17 5JF

Brand:  Electrocomponents
Function:  Finance

Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager

Location – Flexible (Hybrid)  


Are you passionate and enthusiastic about Continuous Improvement? Then we have the opportunity for you! We are looking for a Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager to drive the CI programme at a pivotal time in our journey.


We have an ambitious strategy to embed “CI as the way we work” by simplifying the way we do things, delivering significant CI benefits (cost savings; cash flow; profit from additional revenue; cost avoidance) and being Customer obsessed.


You will work with the local leadership team to establish CI targets, support the delivery of CI training & projects as well as increasing the CI understanding, skill, and behaviours within our business. 


What you will enjoy doing to be successful in this role  

  • You will enjoy working with our CI Business Partners and customers to deliver their CI plans and targets aligned to the strategic priorities and goals
  • You will enjoy identifying, scoping and delivering CI projects to achieve financial and intangible targets. You will use CI methodologies, tools and techniques, appropriate project management and change management concepts
  • You’ll enjoy championing CI, role modelling the right CI behaviours to inspire all levels of colleagues to drive continuous improvement in their areas and to sustain gains and results achieved during the projects
  • You will enjoy exceeding defined savings targets and improvement objectives established for CI activities within your customer's areas


The good stuff

We are dedicated to ensuring our innovators, pioneers, creators, and everyone in between, at Electrocomponents, are given the tools needed to succeed with us.


As a result, we offer a variety of benefits to help you continue to learn, progress, and achieve, no matter where you are in life as we appreciate, everyone is different.


In your role with us, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:


  • Working remotely - from home or any other work location
  • Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive. If you need some flexibility, please just ask us and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you.


Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here. Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


We are Electrocomponents

Founded in 1937, we are Electrocomponents – a £1.95 billion global distributor and FTSE 250 company, operating across nine brands offering various products and service solutions.


We are RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automations, Needlers, Liscombe, RS Pro, Synovos, OKdo and DesignSpark.


Committed to Making Amazing Happen by providing a diverse and inclusive culture, we work hard to ensure all our people feel happy to bring their authentic selves to work each day.


As a global organisation, we believe that providing a safe and comfortable environment for all is fundamental to attracting, developing, and keeping hold of the best talent.


Our approach to talent is to ensure we have the best people in the most critical roles.


When recruiting, we aim to achieve this through an unbiased and transparent approach, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.


In early 2021, our commitment to hiring with an unbiased and transparent approach was elevated when we partnered with diversity, inclusion, and accessibility platforms: Evenbreak, Vercida, the Black Young Professionals Network (BYP). We are also proud to continue our long-standing partnership with the LGBTQ+ recruitment platform, myGwork.


For our global environmental, social responsibility and sustainability (ESG) agenda, which explores the four pillars: Environment, Customers and suppliers, People and health & safety, and Community, we launched our first global partnership with The Washing Machine Project to improve the lives of 100,000 people.


Our ambition is to inspire a more sustainable world through education and innovative solutions that improve lives, and we aim to achieve this goal in line with our 2025 strategy.


In April this year, we were awarded a gold rating by EcoVadis for our sustainability and social responsibility activities, which shows we are a trusted global partner for our customers and suppliers.


We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster, and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.


We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?



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