Rugeley, UK
Supply Chain
The Role & Key Responsibilities
Premier Nutrition supplies micro ingredients individually or premixed to manufacturers of animal food across Europe and Asia, and offers expert advice from some of the world’s leading nutritionists. 

This role is to support the Business Improvement Manager to drive & embed a sustainable C.I. Culture at the Rugeley Site. They will support the setting of standards in terms of approach and develop improvement capability across the function

Success is defined by C.I. being driven at the site within an agreed framework that becomes increasingly self-sustaining delivering significant value back to the business.

The CI Coordinator role will be responsible for improvement projects at the Rugeley site delivering targeted process optimisation ie quality, safety, delivery & cost reduction projects. As well as the following.

  • To support the development and drive the adoption of a C.I. culture and methodology at the Rugeley site
  • Initially focusing on the Rugeley site to rapidly deploy a standard way of measuring and improving performance
  • Supporting the Operations Manager, Production Supervisors and other Supply Chain leaders to develop a performance culture within our business
  • Working with site operational team to generate improvement ideas and creating improvement strategies to deliver quantifiable cost benefits.
  • Support and contribute to the introduction of appropriate LEAN tools & techniques providing a C.I. Tool Kit for sites and functions to use to systematically improve overall performance in terms of Target Zero, Quality, Cost and Efficiency
  • Support the understanding of our stock process, yield improvement, mix variance & transactional excellence to deliver our stretching strategic imperatives.
We are looking for people with excellent communication skills, team working ability with a keen eye for details and analytics. If you also have some of the following this will greatly help your application. 
  • A strong understanding of continuous improvement processes, tools and capability building
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver using multiple LEAN tools & techniques
  • Good understanding of change management to deliver the consistent change
  • Responds positively to changing business priorities
  • Drives Performance in self and others via supportive and challenging approach to development
  • Strong communicator across several platforms
  • Ability to listen to and communicate effectively with key stakeholders at all levels

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.

Be part of a growing global community

AB Agri is made up of 3000+ talented people operating across the agri-food industry to produce and market animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products and services.  We work with customers around the globe to produce sustainable food for a growing population. For over 30 years we have been committed to changing agriculture for the better so that the food we eat is produced safely and in a responsible way. 

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Good for people, Good for business

AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing

Making your application

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As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we need to improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

About The Company

Premier Nutrition supplies micro ingredients individually or premixed to manufacturers of animal food across Europe and Asia, and offers expert advice from some of the world’s leading nutritionists. Premier Nutrition is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. For more information please go to

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