Improvement Specialist: Strategic Improvement
Typically, Specialists are office-based but will be required to get involved wherever the improvement activities take place. Working on multiple simultaneous projects, they identify and engage both subject matter experts and key stakeholders, having the ability to work both autonomously and with others.
The Improvement Specialist programme provides your employees with the skills, knowledge, and behaviours required for:
- Leading improvement teams, capability development, Lean concepts & tools, project planning, reviews and coaching, measurement system analysis
- Principles & methods for improvement, change planning, process mapping and analysis, process capability and performance
- Data acquisition planning, statistics & measures, data analysis-statistical methods and Statistical Process Control
- Failure mode avoidance, root cause analysis, experimentation & optimisation, voice of the customer, sustainability & control
Value Added Delivery
Qualification CQM T&C can underpin the delivery of the apprenticeship programmes with a Lean Six Sigma qualification.
Measurable Impact Each project will be defined, qualified and approved within a Profit Improvement Plan (PIP), agreed with you in advance. The PIP is a great management tool and clearly demonstrates the progress of each project using DMAIC and a RAG rating.
Mentors We can help identify, and advise on a suitable Mentor within your organisation. We are able to provide coaching to the nominated Mentor so that they fully understand their role and what will be required of them, but also understand the guidelines within which they operate and to whom they report.
Company Values CQM T&C are experienced at mapping company values into the delivery of an apprenticeship programme, and completely understand the importance of doing so, to ensure the programme instils the right behaviours and culture on site.
Typical Outcomes of Improvement Specialist
- Knowledge and toolset to solve complex and persistent business problems to dramatically improve bottom-line results
- Ability to assist organisational leaders in shaping the future of the business and in leading high-level projects
- An in-depth understanding of Six Sigma, Lean and Change Management
- A powerful roadmap and toolset to solve complex problems efficiently and effectively
- Sustained improvement with a drive for results
- Adoption of a proactive approach to Health & Safety
Additional Areas of Expertise
Level of Delivery
Min. Functional Skills Entry Requirements
English GCSE A-C (4-9) / FS 2 Maths GCSE A-C (4-9) / FS 2 (A-level Maths an advantage)
Pan Sector (Manufacturing & Service)
End Point Assessment
Professional discussion, underpinned by portfolio of evidence and an examination, based on mini case-studies
“It has pushed production targets in the right direction, met some significant challenges within retailer audits and produced a best site accolade for our CI targets.”
Did you know this course can be tailored to your specific requirements?
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Did you know?
Arla Foods is a global dairy company and co-operative owned by 12,600 dairy farmers about 2,800 of whom are British. The milk from Arla framers goes into a full range of fresh dairy products to the UK’s major retailers and foodservice customers.
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