Operations Excellence Manager - OMS

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Excellence Manager to join our site team in Muir of Ord.
Your Opportunity:

  • Lead all Continous Improvement activities through the identification, development, and implementation of improvements. This includes Project Management, Coordination, Training and Coaching.
  • Manage continuous improvement on site in line with the defined roadmap and provide tutorship & coaching to the leadership teams on CI deployment.
  • Act as a change agent for the organization to ensure effective and timely implementation of sustainable improvement solutions.
  • SGL have developed a harmonized Operations Management System (OMS) across all sites. It has 6 key elements: 1. Strategic Alignment & Objectives; 2. Organizational Set-Up; 3. People & Performance Culture; 4. Performance Management; 5. Shop Floor Management; 6. CI Methodology & Tools. The Operations Excellence Manager is instrumental in the management of all these areas.

Your profile:

  • Degree qualified (in a Technical competence). Engineering, mathematical/statistical strengths preferred.
  • Experience in a 24/7 manufacturing environment desirable.
  • At least 3-5y working experience in a Continuous Improvement role and at least 5-10y working experience overall.   
  • Full working knowledge of Lean concepts with demonstrated success.
  • Proven analysis and presentation skills including use of common tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Preferred statistical software (Minitab) experience.
  • Ability to engage a cross-functional team towards a desired outcome, often in a dynamic, complex and resource challenged environment.
  • Strong change management skills to include the practical implementation of Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts.
  • Possesses the skills to lead highly effective teams on projects with breakthrough objectives and demanding deadlines.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.


Salary Range £50-£55K dependant on experience.

To request a copy of the Full Job Description please email moorecruitment@sglcarbon.com or call our HR Team on 01463 274000

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Nov 21, 2022

Muir of Ord, SCT, GB, IV6 7UA

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Legal Unit:  SGL Carbon Fibers Ltd.
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

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