Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Shop Recruitment SW LTD
Newton Abbot, UK
10 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Shop Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join a company based in the Newton Abbot area

The Continuous Improvement Engineer position will assist in the operations contributing towards improving manufacturing efficiencies by utilizing continuous improvement techniques. This person must be comfortable working with all levels within the organization. They must be able to question the status quo and be a strong communicator.

You will be responsible for managing and leading continuous improvement projects, as well as mentoring and coaching green belts.

Apply Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodology in the implementation of manufacturing excellence initiatives.

Manage a portfolio of lean projects directed at reducing waste and improving quality to provide greater valve; implements such tools as: 5S, KPI, SMED, VSM, and Kaizen.

Train and lead cross-functional continuous improvement teams; focusing on measurable quality, service and cost improvements; mentor green belts

Implements a formal six sigma program that focuses on reducing process and product variation.

Implements such tools as: SPC, Process Capability, Pareto analysis, Fishbone, SMED, DOE.

Trains, coaches and motivates personnel in the understanding and adoption of new principles and techniques.

Drives the standardization of processes and the implementation of metrics and best practices

Education and Experience

BS Degree (Engineering, Chemical, Electrical or Industrial)

Six Sigma Black Belt certification and strong LEAN Manufacturing expertise: 5-10 years with black belt 3. 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing operation preferably in the plastics or automotive industries

Proven track record in leading high performance teams and attaining results; able to quantify results

If this sounds like you we want to hear from you asap

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