Continuous Improvement Manager


About the role

Walker’s Shortbread is one of Scotland’s most iconic and respected companies.

Their signature pure butter shortbread is baked in the Speyside village of Aberlour to an original family recipe perfected by Joseph Walker in 1898, and it has gone on to develop many other excellent products and a truly global business. Indeed, its original product is said to be “The World’s Finest Shortbread”. It is an award-winning business, most recently‚”Family Business of the Year” and “Exemplary Employer of Choice”.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager to assess, monitor, and enhance business performance for the organisation. The CI Manager will focus their attention initially on the Manufacturing function, working closely with the Head of Production to analyse current practices and develop business process improvements as well as implement changes in workflows, structures and teams to ensure enhanced company performance.

You will collaborate with key stakeholders around the business to improve productivity and drive a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

You will bring

We are looking for a skilled communicator with a proven track record of implementation of process optimisation and project delivery.

An engineering degree or equivalent as well as specific training in CI, lean methodologies, or similar are desirable along with a strategic and analytical mindset. You should have ambition and drive and excellent communication, problem resolution and people management skills.

This is clearly a fantastic opportunity to join company with an amazing history and heritage and which is equally determined to have a great future.

How to apply?

For more information, or an informal initial discussion, please contact Ailsa on 0131 539 7087

Delivery team

Ailsa Sutherland


Clare Stibbard

Executive Assistant

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Continuous Improvement Manager

Walkers Shortbread

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