Lean & Six Sigma Industrial Engineer

Recruiter
Solutions Recruitment
Location
Northumberland
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Acting as a change agent, coordinating and driving projects which will lead towards performance improvement, cost reductions and increase competitive advantage. Review and improve business and production processes, and support systems which will maintain and achieve strategic operational objectives. Focusing on ensuring adherence to corporate country and plant standards, by providing consistent measuring, monitoring and performance improvements to safe guard assets and drive change within the business.
The role involves a significant amount of project management in all areas of manufacturing, engineering, production and operations. Providing technical support and analysis, including utilising LEAN Six Sigma and industrial performance tools to ensuring the successful completion of projects.
1.All employees have a responsibility to comply with the Integrated Management System (IMS) and minimise any impact on the environment whilst carrying out their duties.
2.Analyse current working methods and implement improvements to optimise the efficiency, quality and design of the manufacturing processes using system tools such as :- CAD & SAP
3.Develop robust and effective methods of quality control systems
4.Introduce methods and proactive improvements tools that support corporate and plant standards
5.Create documentation to ensure quality standards are maintained in all areas of operations which include SOS’s, Process Maps, Process Flow and global method standards
6.Develop and maintain global and regional communication channels to ensure BEST practice is achieved
7.Manage change and development within cross functional teams to deliver strategic objectives
8.Project manage daily issues to ensure defined success factors are achieved and project scope is maintained
9.Coach and mentor team members in the use of LEAN Six Sigma and performance improvement tool to support employee development
10. Maintain regional and plant reporting tools to ensure operational KPI’s are fully communicated
11. Engineer improvements to increase material yield, and production operation costs, and minimise overheads.
Position Requirements
Educated to HND or Degree level in Mechanical/Production Engineering, or similar experience in a manufacturing environment.
In-Depth Knowledge of LEAN/Six Sigma.Use of CAD to design and improve tooling and fixturing Capable with Project software, minitab, Igrafx, etc..
Project Management Experience
Broad experience
Computer skills, Company operates SAP R/3
Good numeracy / mathematical skills
Effective problem solving capabilities and techniques
Must be people orientated with good influential and communication skills
Ability to identify problems and initiate remedial actions
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
Ability to influence at all levels of the business Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the Organisation
Exposure to international travel
Dynamic person with ‘impact’ who will influence, develop, and who really wants to make a difference whilst exceeding internal & external customer expectations.
·DRIVE:
Zoom in on process improvement: Overseeing business processes
Pursue Results: Setting clear goals, Problem analysis and solving
Be assertive: Ability to handle/solve conflicts by adopting a win-win approach
Take decisions: Decisive
·PASSION:
Motivate to perform
·FOCUS:
Care about the customer: Customer and service oriented
·GUIDE:
Take the Lead: Self driven, pro-active approach with a good ability to prioritise and work without close supervision
Be a coach & Mentor and Create networks
Ability to work as part of a management team and with cross functional teams.
Significant exposure to the production environment with some Office / desk duties to be performed
Remuneration
Permanent, day shift role. Offering competitive salary and company benefits

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