Aerospace and Aviation
£50 ph
Job Type:

Business Improvement Manager

Business Improvement Manager      


6 months        

£50.00 /hr


The competences required for this position are mainly focused on Lean/improvement in project management and product development implementation (incl. strong focus on Lean Product Development). Indeed you will manage end-to-end improvement projects along the complete value stream together with the programme lines.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

Shape the end-to-end improvement projects together with our internal customers: Engineering, Industrialisation, Programmes, Quality, Supply, Finance, HR.

Define together the objectives (Voice of Customer), measure the existing issues, analyse the root cause, build the improvement, the associated business case and its practical application.

On the projects of your portfolio: implement the improvements (hands-on) by diagnosis, moderation and coaching of relevant methodologies (Lean, project management, etc...) depending on the needs.

Facilitate and coach Lean Product Development methodologies. This requires solid knowledge of system engineering and Concurrent Engineering. Candidates with AGILE methodologies experience will be particularly appreciated.

Train the managers and employees to spread lean competence & mind-set.

Challenge the company towards excellence via benchmarks, state of the art methodologies and a lot of common sense.

Candidates certified Green/Black Belt or equivalent will be particularly appreciated. Candidates with AGILE methodologies experience will be particularly appreciated.


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

Aerospace, Defence or Space

Solid experience in Lean / transversal improvement

Solid experience in system engineering and project management

Analytical skills combined with result-orientation

Experience in agile methodology

Green/Black Belt is desirable

International experience

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Negotiation level of English

We are looking for a team player who will complete our competences and show that fun at work and high performance delivery are compatible.

Out-of- the-box thinking and ability to challenge the status quo will be appreciated

Some travel availability within Europe


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.

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