Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


GBR - Leicester


Sista ansökningsdag 2024-03-22 Plats: GBR - Leicester

Do you want to experience new challenges and innovate the future of engineered polymer solutions? Accelerate your career with Trelleborg and start shaping industry from the inside.

Who are we?

Trelleborg Industrial Solutions (TIS) is a global leader in innovative polymer-based solutions for key industries and critical infrastructure. We are one of three Business Areas within the Trelleborg Group, with a total of about 6 000 employees around the world. 

Trelleborg Antivibration Solutions (AVS) develops and manufactures vibration components and system solutions. These are used in the rail vehicle industry, wind energy, agricultural and construction machinery as well as various selected industrial applications. Here, they provide an optimal performance and durability. Innovative products and a comprehensive understanding of vibration-related relationships make Trelleborg AVS a development partner for well-known industrial customers all over the world.

Would you like to be part of a great team as well as opportunities to grow your career? We have an exciting opportunity within our fantastic Technical department! Based at our Leicester site in the UK, the candidate will be part of an already established team and will drive continuous improvement across the site.

In this newly created role, you will be collating continuous improvement ideas from all departments ready for initial review and selection of ideas to progress. You will create justification packages for CI projects and assist departments by leading CI meetings, maintaining and planning actions for the implementation of a CI project according to a defined timing plan.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for collating, evaluating and preparing a justification package for selected continuous improvement ideas ready for review by managers.
  • Assist responsible departments with planning activities to progress the C.I. Project to completion with a defined timing plan. Maintain a log of costs and delay durations with reasons.
  • The Continuous Improvements Co-Ordinator will be dedicated in providing the highest level of customer service and answer all enquiries in a timely manner.
  • The Continuous Improvements Co-Ordinator will provide assistance to other department members and share knowledge and best practices.
  • To assist the technical department during busy periods.
  • Communicate with service providers /suppliers to receive quotations for work.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed.
  • Must have the ability to work well in a team and be able to lead meetings and C.I. Project to a timely completion.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience gained in a dynamic manufacturing environment.
  • Degree qualified in a Manufacturing Engineering qualification would be beneficial.
  • Good knowledge of lean manufacturing methods.
  • Good knowledge of project management and support functions and team working principles.
  • Must have the ability to interact well within a team and be able to lead meetings and projects to a timely completion.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office programs.
  • Experience of using M3 (ERP system) is beneficial.

Candidate Profile:

You will be an innovative and creative thinker with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.  You will need to drive the C.I projects to successful completion, and therefore, communication is a key part of this role as you will be interactive with our internal partners. Therefore, we are looking for someone who has the ability to communicate professionally with confidence and concisely. Being a team player is a must and you will need to be effective in your influential skills using knowledge and best practice to achieve high standards for the C.I Projects.

Finally, we are also looking for a someone who will contribute towards our way of doing business; but will come up with innovative solutions and understands the meaningful role they play in the overall success of the company.

Application Process

Closing date for all applications is 23 February 2024 , and we look forward to getting in touch with you to discuss your application further.

Trelleborg is an equal opportunity employer! We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply now by clicking the Apply button or email me for more information.

At Trelleborg our people are #shapingindustryfromtheinside 


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