Continuous Improvement Lead - Aviation Engineering
Continuous Improvement Lead - Private Aviation Engineering - Six Sigma Green Belt or Equivalent
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Continuous Improvement Lead sought by Aviation Engineering leader. Financial awareness and experience of working in an engineering environment is desirable
Who we are:
Part of a global aviation group we are an OEM-certified engineering company dedicated to providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services for small gas turbine and turbofan engines used in aviation. Our authorisations cover the majority of turbine engine models powering fixed and rotary wing aircraft used for business aviation, and many of the engines used in government, military and commercial applications.
The Continuous Improvement Lead Role:
Working alongside the Operations Programme and management team to increase operational efficiency through monitoring, improving and redesigning processes and working practices. Leading and delivering key projects for change and improvement within the Operations Programme.
+ Work with the Operations management team and other cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for improvement
+ Review existing and new business processes to ensure that they meet the business needs
+ Identify and recommend team specific or company-wide improvement initiatives and opportunities
+ Develop and lead improvement projects to effective implementation across the Operations Programme
+ Work with the Operations management team to define and implement the Operations strategy by prioritising and leading the key improvement projects
+ Specify and coordinate best practices between teams and ensure the transfer of such practices to each team
+ Establish appropriate measurement systems to identify opportunities and to quantify implemented improvements
+ Lead teams to develop appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for their product, process or function
+ Investigate quality issues and provide feedback and/or solutions in a timely manner
+ Promote continuous improvement activity in all areas of the business
+ Provide cover and support for Operations Managers when required
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
+ Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent qualification
+ Demonstrable experience in stakeholder, project and time management
+ Strong analytical and PC skills
+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills
+ Financial awareness and experience of working in an engineering environment is desirable
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 29th January 2019.
Salary and benefits will be discussed at the interview stage
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Continuous Improvement Manager, CI Manager, CI Operations Manager, Engineering Continuous Improvement, Engineering Manager, Aviation Engineering
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