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Continuous Improvement Manager

City:  Hillsborough

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

About Supply

Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. And it's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen.

If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy, or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships.

Our Manufacturing Excellence team help us improve the efficiency, quality and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers.


Responsible for implementing Global Reckitt Production System (RPS) Standards, the Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager drives continuous improvement and productivity in a manufacturing environment. This role reports to the Operational Excellence Sr. Manager.


  • Process Improvement: Analyze and enhance production processes for efficiency and quality. Collaborate with teams for continuous improvement initiative aiming to enhance Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and reduce waste.
  • Data Analysis: Collect and analyze production data, develop KPIs and metrics.
  • TPM / WCM Initiatives: Lead TPM / WCM pillars. Promote a culture of continuous improvement based on core principles of TPM / WCM / Lean.
  • Project Management: Manage multiple projects, ensuring timely and on-budget completion. Define project scope and communicate updates to senior management.
  • Documentation & Compliance: Document process changes, ensure compliance with standards. Review and update SOPs.
  • Change Management: Develop strategies for RPS and productivity projects deployment. Lead change initiatives, aligning with organizational goals.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Integrate lean principles with various departments. Train and support employees in continuous improvement.
  • Productivity Project Governance: Facilitate ideation events, monitor productivity projects. Update global productivity tracker.




Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience.
  • 2+ years in Lean Manufacturing Principles.
  • Expertise in TPM / WCM / Lean and CI methodologies.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Experience leading continuous improvement initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TPM / WCM Instructor, pillar leader, program manager
  • Experience with CI Tools and strategy implementation.
  • Six Sigma Black/Green Belt tools

The skills for success

Supply Chain Management, Business Partnership, Collaboration, Partnership building, Relationship management, Business acumen, Productivity management, Improve business processes, Advanced analytics, Data analytics, Manufacturing excellence.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Counseling, Nutrition, Healthcare

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