Continuous Improvement Engineer

Recruiter
Lawson Keys
Location
Dorking
Salary
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To be discussed at interview
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Overview: Working with one of our business partners, a successful manufacturer, we are looking to appoint a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join their existing team. Expiry 23/12/17

Job Role: As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the factories and operations in their implementation of the Plant Improvement Programme (PIP+) by facilitation, training, and coaching of employee groups and improvement teams. In addition, the Continuous Improvement Engineer will be involved in embedding the CI programme within the factory whilst delivering measurable and sustained cost-out improvements through the utilisation of lean tools and techniques.

For this role, the successful candidate will need to train and coach of teams in Lean tools and techniques. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of lean coaching Project management skills and experience as well as knowledge of Process Mapping/VSM, FMEA, Pareto and Ranking and Process Capability.

This is an excellent opportunity offering job security, satisfaction and career progression for the successful applicant of the Continuous Improvement Engineer post.

Job Outline:

  • To support the factories and operations in their implementation of the Plant Improvement Programme (PIP+) by facilitation, training, and coaching of employee groups and improvement teams.
  • To embed the CI programme within the factory whilst delivering measurable and sustained cost-out improvements through the utilisation of lean tools and techniques.
  • To coordinate the PIP+ roll-out programme
  • Responsibilities:

  • Training and coaching of teams in Lean tools and techniques
  • Facilitation of improvement teams
  • Be a major advocate of the Lean/CI/PIP ethos and methodologies
  • Development of continuous improvement projects from initiation through to delivery
  • Establish metrics and KPI’s to provide plant with quantifiable gauges of results and impact of lean activities
  • Prepare and keep up to date on company Lean/CI/PIP Handbook/Manual
  • Stay up to date in the application of process improvement tools and techniques
  • Build internal relationships across all departments
  • Be prepared to lead a number of projects involving hands-on interaction, good problem solving techniques, generating enthusiasm and supporting the teams
  • Experience:

    ·Minimum graduate level or similar level education in a manufacturing or engineering discipline

    ·Minimum 2 years’ experience of lean coaching Project management skills and experience

    ·Strong team facilitation skills, especially managing change, managing teams, coaching and training others

    ·Process Mapping/VSM, FMEA and Ranking and Process Capability (cp and cpk)

    ·Hands on approach at all levels

    ·Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines

    ·An appreciation of production/process management within the manufacturing industry

    ·Formal lean qualifications

    ·Demonstrate successful experience of working with Lean tools and techniques - 5S, OEE, Problem Solving, Kaizen, 7 Wastes,

    ·Highly credible and influential personality with tangible experience in the field of continuous improvement and culture change

    ·Project management skills

    Key Words: “Manufacturing”, “Continuous Improvement Engineer”, “Manufacturing Engineer”, “Production Engineer”, “Methods Engineer”, “Process Improvement Engineer”, “Process Mapping”, “FMEA”, “Lean Methodologies”, “Project Management” OR “CI Engineer”

    FOOTER

    Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

    Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

    LawsonKeys – 2015/ 2016 Recruitment Sponsor to PRW

    Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

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