Lean and Continuous Improvement Engineer

Shorterm Group
18 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Lean Engineer – Rail and Rolling Stock
Job location: Derby
Hourly rate: Negotiable DOE

I am recruiting for a Lean Engineer to join my client based in Derby on a contract basis.

The Lean Engineer teaches Lean and CI principles and tools to site employees to enable them to carry out Lean and CI initiatives in their work area. The Lean Engineer encourages site functions to deliver on all elements of Lean in their daily work and supports functional improvement initiatives.

Key Accountabilities:

Support and lead site and individual cells in the process of achieving world class manufacturing and production levels.

Plan and coordinate Lean activities and ensure sustainment of progress and performance of cells.

Train improvement agents and site personnel on Continuous Improvement tools and their application on the shop floor.

Act as a coach with agents to ensure knowledge sharing and transfer.

Responsible for the site personnel development in Lean training and tools; Awareness Day, Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Flow, Layout, 5S, Elimination of Waste, Practical Problem Solving etc.

Identify non-value-added processes and critical process improvement opportunities so that they may be targeted for development and/or improvement through Lean methodology.

Support the problem-solving process and deduct strategic improvement actions from recurring problems.

Required Skills and Experience:

Experience in a relevant role with knowledge of Lean manufacturing, process improvements, Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Improvement tools etc.

Excellent communication and influencing skills.

Contact Information:
Phone: (phone number removed)

Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client

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