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Operational Excellence Lead

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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24 Sep 2021
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A fantastic opportunity has become available for an Operational Excellence Lead to join a leading pharmaceutical business based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Operational Excellence Lead you will play a key role in the on-site Operational Excellence team, supporting the team to help in Lean Six Sigma deployment activities. This role will be split between home working and site based, currently 50/50 split.


Your duties as the Operational Excellence Lead will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Reporting to the Head of Operational Excellence, you will be responsible for carrying out allocated project activities, utilising Lean Six Sigma and/or similar process improvement methodologies. The Operational Excellence Team drives measurable financial performance outcomes and culture change across the business.

2. A significant part of this role will be training and coaching teams across the business on specific Lean Six Sigma principles, tools and techniques. As such, you will provide expertise and share best practices regarding Six Sigma tools & methodologies, project management and team leadership.

3. Prepare for and facilitate / co-facilitate "kaizen" sessions for continuous improvement opportunity identification and provide coaching and direction to ensure goals are achieved.

4. Follow the Health & Safety policy and guidelines. Highlight any risks or issues to the attention of your manager or the SHE department. Look for opportunities to continuously improve Health and Safety on site.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Operational Excellence Lead we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified within a relevant scientific, engineering or business related discipline. Formally trained in Operational Excellence with accreditation to Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferable with practical project experience

2. Proven industry experience working within a highly regulated manufacturing environment, ideally from the pharmaceutical sector. However, other industries, such as FMCG, Food & Beverage, Medical Device, will also be considered.

3. Experience in Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement initiatives is essential.

Key Words: Operational Excellence | Lean | Six Sigma | Pharmaceutical | Manufacturing | Green Belt | Black Belt | Kaizen | Continuous Improvement | Process Improvement | Change Management

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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