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CI Manager

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Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: London - Beckton, London - Beckton, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company in the world.’ ‘As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


In the UK we employ over 1,800 people and have 3 factories, 3 office locations and a national distribution centre. Over the last few years, we have installed 10 new production lines, 3 new warehouses, a combined heat and power plant (CHP), as well as providing infrastructure for further expansion.


About the Role:


At site level you will be responsible for implementing the Britvic Continuous Improvement Programme (BCIP), using this programme to deliver sustainable results to meet the site KPIs and support the 2025 Strategy deliverables against - Performance, People and Planet.
You will be the improvement lead and focal point for the site, working as part of the site’s leadership team and pillar teams to capture and replicate best practice.
You will be responsible for creating and deploying a 2-year site road map of improvement activity, that will increase OEE and reduce site costs.
This role involves leadership and the ability to support and coach a change in culture, through a site engagement and CI development plan and line management of the Technical Trainer group.
Key elements of this role:

•    Take responsibility for driving Britvic CI model (BCIP).
•    Will be accountable for aligning with other sites in order to maintain a cross functional team mentality and sharing problems and ideas.
•    Help to develop a site and business wide CI Culture, through engagement.
•    Ensure that key focus in on improving ways of working to drive local accountability.
•    Ensure that CI tools and practices are consistently used, and that training is available.
•    Ensure data capture and loss analysis information is correct and available for key stakeholders and decision-making forums.
•    Be a catalyst for change, setting your own high standards.
•    Perform CI audits and assessments, identifying training needs gaps and sharing best practice in the Tech Trainer team and site.
Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

•    Coordinate the use of the BCIP Framework.
•    Drive Reliability, Effectiveness and Cost Reduction.
•    Review current site performance and Identify opportunities of improvement
•    Manage standard day processes at site level, such as plan rate reviews, SIC and zero loss meeting.
•    Lead Zero Loss Activity and align Pillar activity back to site resource capability.
•    Review data on a 4-weekly basis, to enable trending and loss deployment.
•    Work with finance business manager to align and agree project priorities and cost benefits back to the P&L.
•    Take responsibility for developing CI Skills, through awareness and pilot programmes.
•    Establish successful project improvement criteria, using the Britvic tools to prioritise projects and resource.
•    Feedback at site management meetings, manage closely project teams in order to offer support, track when projects go off track and are completed.
•    This role has the responsibility of joining up site activity, liaising with other sites through pillar groups and feeding back improvements to the business.
•    Develop case study examples and reward and recognition process to gain the maximum engagement opportunities.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•    Has clear understanding of TPM and Lean.
•    Has a clear, consistent focus on improving ways of working
•    Takes pride in their approach to work
•    Supports a culture of Operational and Maintenance Excellence
•    Takes a positive role in developing the skills of others
•    Motivates others to work together through effective teamwork
•    Takes personal responsibility to ensure results are delivered
•    Has strong interpersonal and leadership skills
•    Good communication, teamwork and analytical skills
•    Can work under pressure, take a step back and work on the right things
•    Has the ability to discuss differences openly and influence others positively.
•    Hands on problem solver, who can support others through the improvement process, delivering change through building people capability.
•    MS Office and Management Information Skills such as MII, SAP PM and SAP/BW.


•    5 GCSE grade C / Above or similar
•    Internal and external training will be available
•    TPM Understanding with practical application beneficial.
•    TPM, Lean and 6 Sigma.


We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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