PRINCIPAL IPS ENGINEER

Recruiter
Reed Engineering
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£44500 - £53k pa + Pension, medical etc
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Description I am recruiting on behalf of one of the leading Chemical Manufacturing companies in the UK. They are currently looking for a Principal Intergrated Problem Solving Engineer to join their IPS applications team. This team is tasked with upskilling their current people in reactive problem solving using internal 4CP root causing methodology. The team is also targeted on becoming a centre of excellence for the regional TPM programme. Job Description As part of this team you will operate at different levels within the business from the shop-floor to senior management. The ultimate goal is to able to to provide programme support materials, retain knowledge of the implementation approach from TPM, create a learning and development training programme, coaching teams during the implementation, run audits and assessments and coaching problem solving teams as required. You will need a track record in deployment of operational excellence methodologies (including TPM and Lean), and will be working with consultants and their European manufacturing facilities. Key responsibilities: Point of contact for a European manufacturing facility through their TPM deployment - provide support, coaching, learn the methods with them, conduct audits and reports and sit on the regional steering committee. Become an expert in a TPM pillar(s) and be the point of contact for Regional Pillar Networks, to share knowledge across the plants and retain expertise. Work closely with external TPM consultants in order to retain TPM knowledge within the business. Manage your projects proactively and independently, offering a value add service to the production facilities and supporting them through a period of internal change. Train and coach shop-floor teams through problem solving projects. Visit manufacturing sites when appropriate to assess capability levels and deliver support.To identify training requirements needed. Develop key working relationships between the group function and the manufacturing sites Person Specification Degree in Chemistry or relevant Science/Engineering discipline with significant professional experience Experience of TPM deployment or expertise in individual pillars, such as Focussed Improvement, Autonomous Maintenance or Professional Maintenance. Experience of running DMAICT projects as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt would be ideal but not essential. Appreciation of statistical methods to aid problem solving and the use of root cause analysis to achieve business improvement. Extensive experience in a Technical or Manufacturing environment in the chemical industry Awareness of core quality tools to ensure a way of working that protects product quality through compliance to the ISO/TS standard Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.
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