Process Improvement Apprentice

27 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
Creative / Design
Start Date
Passionate about solving problems and working with others? Always looking for the best way to make things easier or more efficient? Interested in working in a fast-paced environment where you can drive tangible change?

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, curious, and dedicated Apprentice to join our Operational Excellence Team. Our 18-month program will equip you with the basics of the Lean Six Sigma and Agile methodologies and give you skills, knowledge, and experience to grow your career.

The closing date for this position is 30th June 2021. We are aiming for an early September 2021 start.

What will this role involve?

* Supporting our Journal's Editorial teams in delivering a high-quality service for our customers (Journal Editors and Academic Societies)

* Utilizing a wide range of process improvement tools and project management methods, including a Kanban system to manage day-to-day work

* Working independently and effectively from home, showing the ability to motivate yourself and deliver a high standard

* Manage multiple tasks alongside learning modules, prioritizing workload and managing time effectively

* Communicating well in both written and verbal formats, including training on presentation skills and other key business competencies

* Understanding process data, including basic statistical methods and performance measures, in order to identify and address problems

* Working with the team to generate ideas to improve systems and processes, focusing on removing waste and inefficiencies

* Successfully liaise and communicate with colleagues within and across departments to gather feedback and implement solutions which benefit colleagues and customers

You will work towards gaining:

* Level 3 Apprenticeship as an Improvement Technician (Standard)

* You will need to complete an End Point Assessment to successfully pass your apprenticeship