LEAN ENGINEER

Recruiter
Zenith People LTD
Location
Peterlee
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

· Establish local Knorr-Bremse Production System (KPS) roadmap in agreement with plant management, Centres of Competence (CoCs) and Central Truck Industrial Engineering (T/IE), and continuously follow up and redirect it as well as break down into target objectives for the local plant management

· Identify and prioritise improvement projects with the plant management, based on KPS roadmap, Value Stream Analysis and further business needs

· Coordinate and update KPS projects in strong focus and KPS-KPIs in KPS tool and reports

· Coordinate and support KPS audits on plant

· Coordinate improvement activities with/between CoCs and set up cross plant projects

· Drive and monitor the progress of the projects using value stream map and scorecards

· Identify related training needs and coordinate local training approach

· Provide update information on skilled resources of the plant to central T/IE and top management

· Coach people in the application of related methods and tools and take over local training as appropriate

· Contribute to the worldwide KPS network and be the major contact for related communication

· Train employees on the relevant tools and methods

Skills/experience:

· Will have a technical diploma or degree with experience of lean training (advanced) and Six Sigma

· Will have minimum 5 years’ experience from the automotive industry

· Will have strong knowledge or lean tools and methods

· Must have experience of lean implementation projects

· Ideally will have experience in leading project teams

· Ideally will have experience in international environment and/or international projects

· Ideally will have experience with lean implementation projects

· Competent IT skills especially in the use of MS Office, Visio and Minitab, etc

Personality:

· Must have the ability to lead change

· Must have the ability to coach others

· Ideally will have networking skills

· Ideally will have the ability to foster teamwork

· Ideally will have good communication skills, able to communicate at all levels

· Overseas travel required

Strong English/communication skills (verbal and written)