The Boeing Company Continuous Improvement Practitioner in Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Boeing’s continued success and growth in the UK is built on the philosophy of Continuous Improvement. This exciting CI role combines Facilitation, Coaching, Training Employees, Project Management, and Project Delivery

Joining a successful CI Team this high profile position will support a range of Continuous Improvement Initiatives in Boeing Information Services (BIS) supporting the Staffordshire Blue Light Services (SBLS) programme

As a Continuous Improvement Specialist in Lean/Process Improvement and Project Management you will assist and lead in a range of improvements projects crossing into manufacturing, engineering, supply chain and service operations. Expertise in facilitating workshops will be an important capability as well having the ability to coach, train and mentor employees to develop high performance work teams

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management, reporting, recording and presenting updates and outcomes of improvement initiatives and related activities

  • Working closely with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders to develop and deliver opportunities for improvements both at the strategic level and tactical level.

  • Providing Subject Matter Expertise in Lean/Process Improvement Methodologies

  • Providing Training, Coaching and Mentoring in accordance with company standards to develop Employee Involvement Teams across multiple disciplines

  • Assisting employee teams including suppliers to develop metrics to support process improvements in productivity, schedule and quality

  • Delivery of Productivity, Cost and Quality improvements to support Business Goals & Objectives


The ideal candidate will have significant and proven experience of leading teams, facilitation, project management and implementing Lean/Continuous Improvement in a range of industries

  • A track record of continued success where you have delivered tangible Business benefits through deploying Lean/Process Improvement Methodologies.

  • Demonstrate examples where you have worked closely with customers and suppliers, built relationships and through those relationships delivered productivity, cost and quality improvements.

  • Experience in coordinating teams of people to deliver results

  • Demonstrable experience of working with staff at all levels, comfortable with conducting presentations and running meetings/workshops

  • Appropriate academic education that underpins your working experiences. Qualifications in Project Management, Lean/Process Improvement Methodologies will be expected. A relevant degree would be advantageous.

  • Broad knowledge of general IT management and experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

Job: *Lean Practitioner

Organization: *Boeing Defence United Kingdom

Title: Continuous Improvement Practitioner

Location: GBR-Staffordshire-Stafford

Requisition ID: 1700010318