Industrial Engineer

Newcastle Upon Tyne
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This rare opportunity has arisen with our outstanding Tyne and Wear based engineering company. The responsibility of the Industrial Engineer is to support production and technical department.

The position will report to the Engineering Director and will form part of the production support and new product introduction team. Support to purchasing and production team to justify value stream and suggest improvements.

The Role

Responsible for factory lay-out and floorplan reflecting the desired process flow pathsResponsible for maintaining work centres, cost centres and machine capacity available times on ERPReport by month on agreed KPI’sMaintain company standard times for future costing and current efficiency outputAnalyse factory output and operator efficiencies to improve outputIdentify factory bottlenecks to increase throughputConduct Time and motion studies on new and existing processesAnalyse idle times and advise on improvements [Line balancing]Assist technical team in delivering future projectsDeliver Kaizen and other improvement projects as identifiedLiase with suppliers and contractors on quotations and oversee contractor

The Person

Of gradate calibre possessing a degree / HND or equivalent in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering Experience as an Industrial Engineer Green belt qualified six-sigma candidateClean drivers licence and prepared to travel when requestedGood working knowledge of ERP systemsAutoCAD 2-D or equivalent floorplan design package
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