Change Agent / Change Manager

Job Details
  • 4183
  • Redthorn
  • Trafford Park
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Up to £40,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

Operations Performance Improvement Change Agent (Advanced Manufacturing)

Extensive travel to client sites across the UK, with benefit of an office base in Preston.

Superb career opportunity for a professional with a strong background in change management gained within the advanced manufacturing sector, to undertake a varied, challenging and rewarding role. 

The Company

Redthorn is a company that combines software and consultancy services to deliver strategic and operational improvement support to advanced manufacturing companies.

Working directly with advanced manufacturing and engineering companies, government agencies and academia, Redthorn has secured several UK contracts and is supporting some of the leading global aerospace and automotive and Advanced Engineering companies to deliver change management and operational improvement projects.

We offer a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial culture where individuals can make an impact quickly and progress within the organisation.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced change management professional to join our team, who are focused on developing and deploying strategies and solutions that make a lasting and meaningful impact to our clients.

The Change Agent / Change Manager (Advanced Manufacturing) Role

As an Operations Performance Improvement Change Agent, you’ll lead and support supplier and supply chain operational performance improvement programmes within advanced manufacturing companies across the UK.

Your responsibilities will include, although not be limited to:

  • Facilitating the development and deployment of strategies
  • Mentoring Directors and leaders at client sites through the improvement process
  • Coaching leaders and teams through a knowledge transfer process to ensure sustainable improvement
  • Driving policy deployment and implementing company-wide visual management and control rooms
  • Deploying LEAN practices, inventory reduction and OEE improvement programmes to ensure bottom line impact
  • Driving improvement in the sales and operational planning process to maximise effectiveness
  • Conducting business process reengineering and new systems design specifications

What will I need in order to be considered for this Change Agent / Change Manager vacancy?

  • Proven experience working within a change management role in the advanced manufacturing sector (preferably in either aerospace, automotive, or advanced engineering) to encompass demonstrable experience of the following:
    • Mentoring senior leaders through the change process
    • Leading and supporting supplier and supply chain development programmes
    • Leading operational improvement and change management projects
    • Working with ERP systems
    • Training, coaching and mentoring to sustain operational improvements
  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles and Six Sigma
  • Willingness to travel frequently across the UK

What will I receive in return?               

As a Change Agent, you’ll benefit from superb career opportunities within a growing, ambitious business which truly values its employees. You’ll benefit from:

  • A salary of up to £40,000, level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Company performance bonus
  • Full travel expenses covered
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Modern office base with excellent facilities

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working full times hours, Monday to Friday.

The role requiresextensive travel to client sites across the UK. You will be required to visit the Company offices in Preston at least one day per week.

All applications for this Change Agent / Change Manager (Advanced Manufacturing) vacancy are to be submitted online.

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