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Process Improvement Manager


Process Improvement Manager

  • 541011
  • Closing at: May 30 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK.

Salary: £39,400 - £59,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join a team involved in making improvements to our ways of working. Reporting to the Head of Continuous Improvement you will be responsible for the development, successful delivery and embedding of the Continuous Improvement to support the business, in particular:

- Developing, implementing and embedding a continuous improvement to support the delivery of the SSEN business plan and lean ways of working, whilst improving both leadership and operational capability.

- Identifying opportunities to improve performance and processes within SSEN Distribution. Using a data driven approach and statistical analysis to understand the size, scale and impact of the problem.

- Own and evolve improvement initiatives by managing project plans to successfully deliver improvement objectives within time, quality and cost constraints as well as monitoring and tracking the delivery of value/benefits to the ED1/ED2 business plan.

- Act as champion and ambassador for Continuous Improvement within SSEN Distribution providing guidance and support to the business and mentoring the key business contacts on continuous improvement tools and techniques.

- Working closely with a network of Lean Practitioners, Yellow, Green and Blacks belts within the business to coach, mentor and support the embedding of continuous improvement through the development of technical abilities, sharing of best practice, success stories and demonstrating business improvements to the way SSEN Distribution delivers the ED1/ED2 business plan.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Continuous Improvement development, deployment and delivery in a customer focused high-volume business.

- Practical knowledge and personal experience of implementing Lean, six sigma and continuous improvement methodologies.

- Good understanding of operations within the Energy industry to be able to identify fit for purpose solutions.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 342529.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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