Continuous Improvement Engineer

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
13 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Continuous Improvement Engineer
Location: St Helens
Salary: £30k - £40k
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading manufacturing company in St Helens. The company are expanding their Continuous Improvement team by adding two Continuous Improvement Engineer.

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Role purpose:
Improve the efficiency of internal processes, procedures, and operations. Coordinate the Corrective and Preventative action process.

Continuous Improvement Engineer - How?

  • Examine quality statistics & production data to identify inefficient manufacturing processes.
  • Get the opinion of colleagues on any internal processes that they may consider candidates for improvements.
  • Observe the relevant processes, understand why they exist, quantitatively assess, and document candidate processes for efficiency improvements.
  • Present a costs & benefits analysis of potential improvements to management.
  • Implement the relevant improvements.
  • Monitor the improvements.
  • Using best practice principles, apply lessons learned to other processes.
  • Follow the CAPA process within the Quality Management System.
  • Continuous Improvement Co-ordinator - Required Results
  • A measurable reduction in waste
  • A prioritised list of actions that could improve efficiencies
  • An improvement in right first-time manufacturing

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Necessary skills, knowledge, and experience
The ideal candidate MUST come from the manufacturing industry as a Continuous Improvement Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Ideally hold an engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng
  • Comprehensive understanding of Quality and lean tools such as SMED, KAIZEN, 5S, 5Y.
  • Ideally have a SixSigma qualification but not essential
  • Able to interpret and analyse data
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good report writing skills

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.
LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.
We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.

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