Continuous Improvement Leader

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Great opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Leader with an engineering/R&D background to join a successful UK technology manufacturer that is part of a renowned $5bn global family of companies.
This senior role has been created to rapidly accelerate new product development and drive innovation and process change. It will suit a Lean Practitioner who is passionate about continuous improvement systems and excels in influencing cross-functional change.
The Opportunity
Linx Printing Technologies designs and manufactures innovative industrial printing and laser coding equipment used to mark batch info and consumption dates on packaging within food & beverage, pharmaceutical and related sectors.
Linx is part of the Veralto organisation, and this highly visible senior role has been created to drive the innovation element of VES (‘Veralto Enterprise System’) across Linx product development. VES is our proven management processes & tools including Kaizen, 5S, Voice of Customer, Value Stream Mapping, Transactional Process Improvement, Problem Solving, and Visual & Daily Management etc.
Reporting to the Global Director VES and based 4 days a week in our St Ives, Cambridgeshire HQ (PE27 5JL), the Continuous Improvement Leader will partner with Linx R&D and Product Management leaders to drive improvement in the innovation KPIs, increase the velocity of the new product development process, contribute to Linx’s future product roadmap, and help achieve strategic objectives.
Day to day, the jobholder will benchmark product development best practices, identify capability gaps, conduct systematic PSPs & Kaizen events, develop action plans, deploy VES innovation tools, drive sustainable continuous improvement, and provide VES training and coaching.
Linx is a dynamic and entrepreneurial company with all key business functions housed under one roof, thus enhancing cross-functional engagement and the ability to ‘get things done’ quickly. There will also be broader global VES collaboration across Veralto, and as such, the jobholder can benefit from further exceptional career development opportunities both within Linx and the wider Veralto organization.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Engineering background and sound understanding of product development processes and methodologies, combined with strong commercial acumen and strategic perspective
  • Lean Practitioner with a record of driving innovation, change and continuous improvement
  • Exceptional communication skills. Adept at driving sustainable change through effective collaboration, coaching, challenging, and influencing cross-functionally and at all levels
  • Customer-focused approach to problem solving. Highly organized. Data centric
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and MBA is optimal (may substitute with experience)
  • Lives (or is willing to relocate) within a comfortable daily commuting distance of the HQ
About Linx Printing Technologies
We are a leading provider of best-in-class industrial automation equipment, including continuous inkjet printers, laser, and thermal transfer equipment renowned for engineering excellence. With 330 associates across offices in Cambridge & Paris, and distributers worldwide, we're active in a range of manufacturing sectors that utilize batch numbers, barcodes, and use-by dates. Linx is also part of Veralto (NYSE: VLTO / a group of international companies and 16,000 associates that safeguard the World’s most vital resources.
At Veralto, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Linx Printing Technologies
Linx Printing Technologies

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Industrial marking solutions from Linx Printing Technologies Ltd (Linx), part of Veralto’s Product Quality and Innovation segment, are renowned globally. Manufacturing industries across the world benefit from our expertise in batch and date coding of products and packaging. Linx continuous inkjet printers, laser coders, large character printers and thermal transfer overprinters are used on production lines in a wide range of manufacturing sectors. They include the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical, cabling and extrusion, cosmetics, automotive and electronic industries, where product identification codes, batch numbers, use by dates and barcodes are needed. Well known for reliability, ease of use and low cost of ownership, Linx coding and marking solutions code millions of items every day and through our network of specialist distributors and overseas sales offices, are supported by best in class customer care. As a leading player in the continuous inkjet industries, Linx holds a large and growing worldwide market share, achieved by continuing emphasis on engineering excellence and best in class products, outstanding marketing and customer service, and professional management. It is Linx's strategy to grow the business by bringing to market innovative products, both continuous ink jet and complementary technologies, and to market these effectively through our international network of distributors.
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