LEAN Engineer

Recruiter
First Military Recruitment Ltd
Location
Peterlee, County Durham
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
GC66 – LEAN Engineer

Location: Peterlee

Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per year, depending on experience

Overview:

As part of the Group, our clients are world leaders in the design and manufacture of exhaust gas control systems for on/off highway and marine diesel engine applications. Due to the continued growth of our business, we are looking to recruit an experienced Lean Engineer who will have a good technical background with experience of lean training and Six Sigma.

Key Responsibilities:

* Establish local Production System (KPS) roadmap in agreement with plant management, Centres of Competence (CoCs) and Central Truck Industrial Engineering (T/IE), and continuously follow up and redirect it as well as break down into target objectives for the local plant management
* Identify and prioritise improvement projects with the plant management, based on KPS roadmap, Value Stream Analysis and further business needs
* Coordinate and update KPS projects in strong focus and KPS-KPIs in KPS tool and reports
* Coordinate and support KPS audits on plant
* Coordinate improvement activities with/between CoCs and set up cross plant projects
* Drive and monitor the progress of the projects using value stream map and scorecards
* Identify related training needs and coordinate local training approach
* Provide update information on skilled resources of the plant to central T/IE and top management
* Coach people in the application of related methods and tools and take over local training as appropriate
* Contribute to the worldwide KPS network and be the major contact for related communication
* Train employees on the relevant tools and methods

Skills and Experience:

* Will have a technical diploma or degree with experience of lean training (advanced) and Six Sigma
* Will have minimum 5 years’ experience from the automotive industry
* Will have strong knowledge or lean tools and methods
* Must have experience of lean implementation projects
* Ideally will have experience in leading project teams
* Ideally will have experience in international environment and/or international projects
* Ideally will have experience with lean implementation projects
* Competent IT skills especially in the use of MS Office, Visio and Minitab, etc