Continuous Improvement Engineer

11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Continuous Improvement Engineer Location: Surrey Duration: Permanent Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday Salary: 35K - 45K + Annual Bonus & Company Car Kinetic are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join a very well-established and leading global manufacturer. THE ROLE The role of the Continuous Improvement Engineer will consist of the following duties. *To support the factory 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 Continuous Improvement programme within the factory whilst delivering measurable and sustained cost-out improvements through the utilisation of lean tools and techniques. *To coordinate the companies PIP+ roll-out programme KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES *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 a 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. THE CANDIDATE To be considered for the role of Continuous Improvement Engineer you will need the following. *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, Pareto 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 *Flexibility in location as may be required to transfer to another factory within the UK TO APPLY If you feel the role of, Continuous Improvement Engineer is well suited to you, please click on the APPLY button and forward your most up to date CV for consideration. Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries. Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.