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Kettle Foods began as a labour of love, the result of one man's determination to provide people with high quality, naturally sourced products. Over 30 years later and the people of Kettle Foods are still just as determined to promote that vision of authentic, additive-free food for all.

We like our people to share our passion and in return we offer an unpretentious, friendly working environment with great benefits, plenty of opportunity for personal growth and the chance to experience all areas of the business. And of course, all the chips you can eat!

Interested in becoming a part of the Kettle Foods team? Send us your CV along with a covering letter and we'll be pleased to take a look.


You will be accountable for leading Continuous Improvement  activities to meet a range of KPI targets on a number of lines within the Factory, you will need to be a logical thinker who is well structured and organised and competent in handling data, you will need to be an effective  communicator who can positively engage with individuals to ensure the success of CI activities

Responsibilities and Tasks Include:

Analysing data and updating models to track performance, identifying losses  and leading Loss reduction teams to improve overall equipment efficiency.

Creation of new standards to improve performance, including identifying new  autonomous maintenance tasks, improving operating procedures and updating line standard settings and systems.

Leading Factory Performance meetings to review KPI’s and losses and to ensure line standards and systems are maintained, taking actions to limit deviations and identifying appropriate daily actions.

Working with the shift management teams to develop operator capability and deliver training where new standards and processes are introduced

The person


The role is ideally suited to individuals with a background as either a process /electrical / mechanical engineer or with experience within lean manufacturing, however specific experience within the food industry and lean manufacturing is not a pre-requisite as full training and coaching will be provided for the right individual.

Closing date: 21/10/2016 send us your CV to apply for this position.
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